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  1. So many questions :p First, you would be well...

    So many questions :p

    First, you would be well served by any of the uke-specific vendors you mention. Mainland, Mim, UR, and HMS all have good and well-earned reputations.

    The Misi is a very...
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    The only non-custom one that comes to mind is Pono

    The only non-custom one that comes to mind is Pono
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    The 5th string is reentrant, yes. I am not...

    The 5th string is reentrant, yes. I am not familiar with Sanz. If I'm reading the chart correctly, that has 2 reentrant strings so probably wouldn't work on the 5 string, but I do have a 6-string...
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    It's great!...

    It's great!
    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?139970-NUD-David-Hanson-5-string-tenor-quot-Caramelele-quot
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    Interesting. I'd love to hear it. My 5-string was...

    Interesting. I'd love to hear it. My 5-string was commissioned as a 5-course evenly spaced and I currently have it tuned dGCEA.
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    Welll if it looks like a boat paddle, and is...

    Welll if it looks like a boat paddle, and is shaped like a boat paddle........
  7. If you don't want to put an end pin in, get a...

    If you don't want to put an end pin in, get a half strap from UkeLeash
    https://ukeleash.com/

    If you do want a pin, get the version with the guitar end.
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    No. Even the "regular slinky" has a 17...

    No. Even the "regular slinky" has a 17
    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/EB2221--ernie-ball-2221-regular-slinky-nickel-wound-electric-guitar-strings-010-046
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    Yes, that makes more sense. They are standard...

    Yes, that makes more sense. They are standard electric guitar strings so you are free to experiment to find sizes and tensions you like. If you do low G, you can use the top 4 strings of almost any...
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    I play all my ukes as if they are GCEA even...

    I play all my ukes as if they are GCEA even though many aren't. When needed i transpose the music to fit the uke
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    Can also put on another site like imgur.com and...

    Can also put on another site like imgur.com and post the links here
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    There's also the old baking soda and super glue...

    There's also the old baking soda and super glue trick but I've never tried that one myself
    https://hazeguitars.com/blog/repairing-nuts-with-superglue-and-baking-soda
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    It's just held in place by tension by the real...

    It's just held in place by tension by the real string. I wasn't really expecting it to work but it's never fallen out yet. I had to do it on two strings but they are all unwound. You could have a...
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    Here's one with the C1m in Terz tuning :...

    Here's one with the C1m in Terz tuning : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBD3AelULLE
    This has both : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76crFe1B8sc
    And this has both the Jupiters :...
  15. Since you've got the skills then, I say go for...

    Since you've got the skills then, I say go for it. I really like my 5-string.
  16. Hmm, 5-string DGCEA is not crazy:...

    Hmm, 5-string DGCEA is not crazy:
    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?139970-NUD-David-Hanson-5-string-tenor-quot-Caramelele-quot

    But I'm not sure about the conversion. If you...
  17. I'm telling you Mike, if you ever want some extra...

    I'm telling you Mike, if you ever want some extra money, I'm sure you could charge a fair wage to do conversions like that yellow guy :drool:
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    I'd say it's on the low end of normal. It's a...

    I'd say it's on the low end of normal. It's a relatively simple job to get a new nut and/or saddle to raise the action. Whether or not that's worth it on this instrument is up to you.

    Oh, one...
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    You might need to experiment with strings and/or...

    You might need to experiment with strings and/or tuning. The specs on this say 18-5/16" scale which is an odd size - quite long for a tenor and short for a baritone. How would you describe the string...
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    And you can print your own string gauge. I have...

    And you can print your own string gauge. I have one like this
    https://the-dro.com/music/guitar-setup-free-printable-action-gauge/
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    I don't know that there is a "standard". As with...

    I don't know that there is a "standard". As with uke, there is a degree of personal preference. Having said that, I prefer about 2.5mm at the twelfth fret, same as my ukes.

    And having said that,...
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    It's the "flatlander" shape. Here's the uke:...

    It's the "flatlander" shape. Here's the uke:
    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?140625-NUD-Bonanza-Thinline-SLN

    Can also hear it on this project ...
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    I'm not understanding the "shorter treble side" ...

    I'm not understanding the "shorter treble side" bit. Shorter in what dimension?
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    Yep. That's called the Uke Leash :...

    Yep. That's called the Uke Leash : https://ukeleash.com/
    The owner is a member here. It's my favorite strap. I prefer the ones with an end pin but the half strap you saw requires no surgery on the...
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    2 long neck sopranos

    I *might* have my eye on a more upscale SLN but will need to part with one or both of these first:

    Kala KSLNG (laminate koa) soprano long neck, soft case - $160

    Bonanza soprano long neck all...
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