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    Inlay your initials on the back of the neck. ...

    Inlay your initials on the back of the neck. Tape a Bluetooth tag on the inside (then you'll have to have your phone with you). Insure the uke.
  2. There are 3 patterns on the snowball (I always...

    There are 3 patterns on the snowball (I always forget which number is which pattern, I wish Blue would print the pattern instead of number on the snowball). If you use the cardioid or figure-8...
  3. Oh, a blast from the recent past. ...

    Oh, a blast from the recent past.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adamtai.mykamaka&hl=en_US&gl=US

    I've sampled my HF-1 and HF-2.
    Disclaimer: I absolutely don't want any money...
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    Here's some info: 133355

    Here's some info:

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    I find that a string change from nylon to...

    I find that a string change from nylon to fluorocarbon, for example, can change the mellow-to-brightness a lot; much better than wood type.
  6. For your purpose #1 and #2, what kinds of flaws...

    For your purpose #1 and #2, what kinds of flaws /improvement are you looking for? E.g. articulation, timing, correct chords/notes? For some, sound quality isn't too important.
    For your purpose #3,...
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    I really love it (digitizing the photos). I...

    I really love it (digitizing the photos).

    I actually did it twice. The first time was in 2002, but the image quality wasn't very good. I did it again in 2010, and this time, the quality was good...
  8. I have the Shure SM58, which is the same as your...

    I have the Shure SM58, which is the same as your Shure SM57 but with a grill and pop filter. For voice, I like the Shure more (but maybe it is just because I'm more used to it). For uke, IMHO, the...
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    Small things that I don't use but having...

    Small things that I don't use but having sentimental value, I usually keep. Once a while, I'll throw them when I'm in extreme cleaning mode; then sometimes I'd regret.

    BTW, one thing I don't...
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    I think there's some weirdness with the high-end...

    I think there's some weirdness with the high-end ukes from Hawaii because of the lock down. I was following their pricing and availability because I was buying them. There was a big price increase...
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    But first timers can be converted into high-end...

    But first timers can be converted into high-end buyers within weeks if they like the ukulele and join this forum :)

    Here's what I think will happen. Not too many new, first-timers will be getting...
  12. What'll happen to this uke once your Flight uke...

    What'll happen to this uke once your Flight uke arrives?

    Is playing those riffs on a regular acoustic uke not satisfying enough? If so, then this acoustic-electric uke will definitely have a more...
  13. AKG P420 large diaphragm condenser mic $150 at sweetwater

    While browsing, I saw this on sale at a good price. Disclaimer: I have no relations with Sweetwater or AKG and gains nothing from your purchase.
    ...
  14. Thread: Giving Advice

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    Hahaha. I remember that thread. I learned to...

    Hahaha. I remember that thread.

    I learned to never give stock advice when I was young. My wife only learned that when she's older and after paying $10k in tuition.
    I also don't normally give job...
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    You can record yourself and decide which method...

    You can record yourself and decide which method you like better. The key is to record yourself and listen to it instead of listening to the music while you play.

    I generally like your second...
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    Don't care.

    Don't care.
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    But, empty cases don't need the high attention...

    But, empty cases don't need the high attention and care as filled cases.
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    I'm with Jim Hanks, sell, give, or donate them if...

    I'm with Jim Hanks, sell, give, or donate them if storage is an issue.
    Otherwise, is there a closet that you aren't using? You can stack a lot of cases inside a closet.
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    Thanks for the update. Did the factory say...

    Thanks for the update.

    Did the factory say anything ?
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    It's been months since I surfed to any online uke...

    It's been months since I surfed to any online uke stores.

    Their selection looks pretty good. Seems they only have Hawaiin Koa ukes. The cheapest on the site was $650 for a thin line Hawaiin Koa...
  21. No strap needed, and you can do it very fast. ...

    No strap needed, and you can do it very fast.

    Fret the F chord with fingers # 1 and 2.
    Move finger #2 to G chord position, move fingers #1 and 3 into G chord position.

    Here's a video that may...
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    I used to think your way when I first found ukes...

    I used to think your way when I first found ukes aren't balanced well. Then I realized that (at least for me) it isn't entirely about the location of the center of gravity; I now think it is the...
  23. If you are buying from a store that doesn't...

    If you are buying from a store that doesn't provide setup, Kala uke (the newer ones) comes with a checklist certificate that guarantees basic playability.
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    I've never heard of "neck heavy". I've heard of...

    I've never heard of "neck heavy". I've heard of head heavy, so maybe neck heavy is like head heavy since the center of gravity of the neck is beyond the neck/body joint.

    I've played a uke that was...
  25. Thread: Glarry Music

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    More like a musical dollar store : ) Junk is...

    More like a musical dollar store : )

    Junk is something that doesn't work. Having owned several Glarry hardcases, I can say that their cases work really well for storage. Anybody owning many ukes,...
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