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    Picked up one from Amazon, when the price...

    Picked up one from Amazon, when the price suddenly dropped (had been watching for a while). Concert body, tenor scale. Made very well, like it as a contrast to a Kala (set up with a low G) which I...
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    Hi Twigy I'm a bit younger (62) and play a...

    Hi Twigy
    I'm a bit younger (62) and play a similar mix of instruments. Something that has helped me is regular practices with our band, who are all strings-only players and who help with practical...
  3. Thread: The Cost

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    Iv'e been self-employed for about three decades...

    Iv'e been self-employed for about three decades now, always mixing different income streams. Musician at the weekend, bookkeeper and now therapist / pastoral carer in the week and a tiny income as a...
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    Credit factoring is one of the worst ideas I've...

    Credit factoring is one of the worst ideas I've seen - giving away a large chunk of profit while losing contact with (and probably alienating) customers.
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    Padding thickness not mentioned, no internal...

    Padding thickness not mentioned, no internal picture shown. Do like to have a gander first.

    Some musings
    Current uke may be a £300 one, could things change in the future?

    If you succumb to...
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    I noticed that the UKE 'sweet' setting is for a...

    I noticed that the UKE 'sweet' setting is for a concert ukulele - will that make much difference for soprano and tenor users?
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    Also in UK, and was looking for a hard case for a...

    Also in UK, and was looking for a hard case for a tenor last week.

    Saw a link for a Gator Journeyman soprano case in passing for £49 rather than £69. Worth buying that and getting a shoulder bag...
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    A friend plays mandolin, re-stringing any four...

    A friend plays mandolin, re-stringing any four stringed instrument he can get his hands on the same way (including ukulele). Would that work in reverse? I believe mandolin has about the same scale...
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    Congratulations! Hope it leads on to more work. ...

    Congratulations! Hope it leads on to more work.

    Trumpets next?

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    Hi Victor, Welcome to UU

    Hi Victor, Welcome to UU
  11. Excellent, well done you. Hope this is only the...

    Excellent, well done you.
    Hope this is only the start, tomorrow... the world!
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    Howlett Revelator - Deacon

    Following a thread here about radiused fingerboards (I had been looking as s/h Mya-Moes) led me to this video about the benefits, or not, of them. ...
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    PM me if you get stuck and I'll ask a friend for...

    PM me if you get stuck and I'll ask a friend for a copy. Sounds like you won't have the challenges we have from rowdy audiences, but I can pass on some ideas that have worked for us if you like. I'm...
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    Have you seen the song 'Chastity Belt'? We do...

    Have you seen the song 'Chastity Belt'? We do that sometimes for medieval banquets, getting 'volunteers' from the audience to join in. We're lucky in having quite a few castles and stately homes in...
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    Change in the gigs we do. For about four decades...

    Change in the gigs we do. For about four decades we've been mainly a Saturday nights band playing for barn dances at weddings and similar, with me playing lead on melodeon. Now the others have...
  16. The other difference between a violin and a viola...

    The other difference between a violin and a viola is that the viola burns just that little bit longer.

    How can you tell if the stage is level? The banjo player dribbles out of both sides of their...
  17. Similar, Bill. I love the Facebook videos as,...

    Similar, Bill. I love the Facebook videos as, thanks to the distinctive markings on the back and sides on mine, I can spot it at various stages of construction - either in the background or centre...
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    Hi Richard I learn instruments by building up...

    Hi Richard
    I learn instruments by building up muscle memory first through 'fingers on instrument' time, then playing along to tunes I like - breaking them down into sections if necessary. When...
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    Tin whistle Steel or aluminium?

    Tin whistle

    Steel or aluminium?
  20. ... following watching the video, the Deacon...

    ... following watching the video, the Deacon shown at the end (Nş 927) is no longer available. There went my bonus...
  21. Thanks for the link, fascinating - if tempting at...

    Thanks for the link, fascinating - if tempting at the end.
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    Welcome, from another Kent-based muso learning...

    Welcome, from another Kent-based muso learning ukulele
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    Poll: I have a Gold Tone Tenor Resouke - Concert body,...

    I have a Gold Tone Tenor Resouke - Concert body, in Maple. 2.0 pounds, feels comfy to play and I love the tone.
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    Kai kti 5000 deal

    Hi all

    Found these when grazing the web

    https://www.thomann.de/gb/kai_kti_5000.htm

    https://www.thomannmusic.com/kai_kti_5000.htm

    Current UK price for the highly recommended, top of the...
  25. Neat! Lovely piece of upcycling. Any sound files?

    Neat! Lovely piece of upcycling. Any sound files?
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