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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
  2. I started playing in December, with a bit of a...

    I started playing in December, with a bit of a break due to shoulder surgery, and have been trying to teach myself. Here is what I think of the books I have purchased and that I am using in that...
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    Here is a link to a site that shows the history...

    Here is a link to a site that shows the history of Gibson logos: https://www.vintageguitarprice.com/blog/2018/data_gibson_guitar_headstock_logo/ (If the link does not work, just search for Gibson...
  4. Congratulations on your new Pono. I agree with...

    Congratulations on your new Pono. I agree with Cadia: it takes a bit of time for solid wood ukes to open up so you might want to give it some time before changing out the strings.
  5. Thread: Strumming

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    Thanks for writing this. Like Wooster, I am a new...

    Thanks for writing this. Like Wooster, I am a new player (but without the background in other strings instruments), and have been watching videos and using books since before I started playing in...
  6. I am also a beginner player that wanted to get a...

    I am also a beginner player that wanted to get a better uke than the one I first got, and I struggled with the exact same choice between the Opio and Pono tenors. Because I also wanted to get a...
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    I am not sure that it is how long the ukulele has...

    I am not sure that it is how long the ukulele has been around. The saxophone is not much older and think of how that instrument has been played. I think it is more that the ukulele was used and...
  8. I am a new player, having picked up the ukulele...

    I am a new player, having picked up the ukulele in December. Before I bought my first uke, I tried playing my daughter’s Kala Learn-to-Play soprano. Did not go to well. I have large hands and any...
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    Grabbed an opportunity: NUD soon

    My wife and I agreed to set aside some money to treat ourselves this year, to get a little joy as we enter the second year of lockdown. (Because we all know that money solves everything.) So even...
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    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. The Zoom...

    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. The Zoom jam sessions sound like a great idea. I am not quite there yet, but it is something to think about for once I can get some of those “stretchier” chords...
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    Thanks for the welcome, and thank you Kenn2018...

    Thanks for the welcome, and thank you Kenn2018 for the encouraging words about joining a club. Another thing for the post-COVID “to do” list.
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    Joining from Jersey

    Hi. After some time lurking on this forum and being amazed by the amount of information that is shared, I decided to join. I am very new to playing the ukulele, having just started in December, so I...
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