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    What exactly is neck heavy?

    I was reading the Martin OX neck heavy thread when I realized, I don't know what the standard is for "neck heavy" in ukuleles. What makes a uke neck heavy, what makes one balanced? I haven't picked...
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    For me, this method is more difficult than real...

    For me, this method is more difficult than real clawhammer which is two down strokes with fingernail(s) and then pluck with your thumb...but I never studied Seeger-style banjo. I learned clawhammer...
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    I was searching for strings, tuners, and looking...

    I was searching for strings, tuners, and looking at several vintage Martin ukes when I came across a folk instrument music store very near to my house that I never expected. Now I can get anything...
  4. Thread: UAS Intrigue!

    by Mike $
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    If I had more than 3 nice ukes already, I would...

    If I had more than 3 nice ukes already, I would get a nice comfy chair, or some nice tools to start making my own ukes.
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    Sorry, I should have read your post closer as to...

    Sorry, I should have read your post closer as to not repeat so much that you already know. I deleted then noticed you quoted me, so sorry again. As far as not squeaking, you will have to live with...
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    Yes it reminds me of the Burj too. My icicles...

    Yes it reminds me of the Burj too. My icicles were only a foot tall and looked more like the TV tower in Berlin. I wonder if anyone will find some Petronas Towers icicles.
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    I love coffee and only drink it black, no sugar....

    I love coffee and only drink it black, no sugar. I like a cappuccino too - especially with tiramisu, and sometimes i'll have an espresso. But I never brew any coffee at home. I haven't had a cup of...
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    Well, I guess you think this hurts my feelings....

    Well, I guess you think this hurts my feelings. Grow up. The story I have chosen to believe was suggested by a real Hawaiian, Queen Lili’uokalani. You don't want to believe her, she was around when...
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    I would definitely keep a tenor guitar for...

    I would definitely keep a tenor guitar for myself, because if you learn to make chords and learn how to get around the fretboard of a tenor guitar, this knowledge transfers to tenor banjo and...
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    ...why, I oughta...

    ...why, I oughta...
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    I wish there was a library uke program near me,...

    I wish there was a library uke program near me, they looked at me like I was nuts when I asked. A real uke to practice on would have been very welcome as I was saving up for my first ukulele. I think...
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    I changed my strings a few days early because I...

    I changed my strings a few days early because I really got sick of the strings, not because they were worn out. I am in the process of finding out which strings my new uke likes best. Doesn't like...
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    Are you going to assemble a kit or build one from...

    Are you going to assemble a kit or build one from scratch? If I had built two tenors from scratch and been successful in building nice ones already, I would predict that a soprano might turn out nice...
  14. I think that's a great way to keep these old...

    I think that's a great way to keep these old tunes alive. I have learned quite a few myself which I love to play. When I get back with my friends, these songs will be new to them. Some of these...
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    I bet you would get a lot more answers posting...

    I bet you would get a lot more answers posting this question in the uke builder/luthier lounge section of the UU.
  16. My uke playing has changed a lot since the...

    My uke playing has changed a lot since the pandemic, especially because I never played before the pandemic. I have learned a lot in the past 8 months or so, the first 6 months I was researching and...
  17. Thread: I strum!

    by Mike $
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    Notice how the tone changes as you strum further...

    Notice how the tone changes as you strum further from the sound hole. For me, the best tone is just before where the neck and body meet and it's the most comfortable place to strum. It may be...
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    Well, he also got the chords wrong and the time...

    Well, he also got the chords wrong and the time signature wrong too, but it doesn't bother me. I like the way he does it, he made it his own, the way he likes it. Usually I get the words wrong too,...
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    It's hard to find a better one than Israel...

    It's hard to find a better one than Israel Kamakawiwoʻole playing Over the Rainbow


    https://youtu.be/V1bFr2SWP1I
  20. I have heard beore what both Kenn and Neil O have...

    I have heard beore what both Kenn and Neil O have written. I wonder what would happen if you took someone who is great with relative pitch and taught him to have perfect pitch? Would he all of a...
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    It seems like you are the one being bigoted. My...

    It seems like you are the one being bigoted. My mind is open and yours is closed. If someone doesn't agree with what you say, you try to bully them into accepting your opinion. The fact is, no one...
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    Roy Smeck is a fantastic player.

    Roy Smeck is a fantastic player.
  23. First off, I don't think I'm gifted at all, but I...

    First off, I don't think I'm gifted at all, but I think I figured out the first note and also identified the C note. I don't want to say before anyone gets a chance to listen for themself...
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    I changed my strings on 20 Jan, I will check how...

    I changed my strings on 20 Jan, I will check how my grip is in a few days. So far no notches.
  25. Thread: I strum!

    by Mike $
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    Some people find that a metronome helps. You can...

    Some people find that a metronome helps. You can slowly bring your strumming accuracy and speed up to par.
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