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    In 2019, I bought one uke and ten or so other...

    In 2019, I bought one uke and ten or so other stringed instruments.

    Gave away a tiny electric guitar and a mandolin for Christmas gifts.

    For 2020 I have made it my resolution to lighten my...
  2. It's hard for me to hear much difference on a...

    It's hard for me to hear much difference on a video. Especially since most of the time I'm hearing it through the tiny speaker on my phone. And I'm not hugely qualified, other than having ears, to...
  3. I have a bamboo cutting board that is several...

    I have a bamboo cutting board that is several years old. It's hard and tough and I don't expect it to quit being a cutting board anytime soon.

    When I first started looking at ukes, I read many...
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    Although I'm partial to baritones and darker...

    Although I'm partial to baritones and darker woods. If I was looking for a decent concert sized uke, I'd buy that used one with the hard case and not think twice about it.
    Solid spruce top, and...
  5. Nice! I want a bamboo uke too!

    Nice! I want a bamboo uke too!
  6. Poll: I'm surprised nobody has suggested a JUMBO...

    I'm surprised nobody has suggested a JUMBO pineapple with a short fat soprano neck...
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    There's the Venezuelan Cuatro? Which is kind of...

    There's the Venezuelan Cuatro? Which is kind of an opposite reentrant tuning.
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    Magnum P.I. ?

    Magnum P.I. ?
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    Couldn't think of anything but this...

    Couldn't think of anything but this
    https://youtu.be/ri83v76PXdE
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    Jupu, this guy tuned his linear GCEA.... I think....

    Jupu, this guy tuned his linear GCEA.... I think. Maybe this might get close to what you want?
    https://youtu.be/tpTDpMbzoV0

    This idea of all the different tunings for a tenor guitar is quite a...
  11. For now, I'm just going to try and learn to play...

    For now, I'm just going to try and learn to play what I have that'll most easilly cross over. My baritone uke. My Rover converted to tenor guitar. And the Sqier Mini soon to be converted to tenor...
  12. Couldn't you just stick a couple of pieces of...

    Couldn't you just stick a couple of pieces of foam in there? Or a towel...maybe a Hawaiian print beach towel?

    Oh...I see you used polishing cloth.
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    There are ways to fill the slots in the nut and...

    There are ways to fill the slots in the nut and recut. I've already converted my Washburn Rover(23.75" scale) to tenor guitar, though it will eventually need some more work on the nut. I'm not set on...
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    That thing looks super cool!

    That thing looks super cool!
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    We generally don't have any buskers around here....

    We generally don't have any buskers around here.

    There's been a guy in the back of the wallyworld parking lot late at night a couple of times playing sax. Something soft and jazzy. He was pretty...
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    That's what I'm thinking. Who cares what category...

    That's what I'm thinking. Who cares what category it falls in.
    I was most recently looking at a used half size classical, Yamaha CGS102A, to convert to a Super-Baritone Uke. Body a little big. And...
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    I kind of think of my Giannini baritone as a...

    I kind of think of my Giannini baritone as a super tenor of sorts, even though the body size might lean towards baritone. I believe it's origin might have been a rebadging and restringing of a...
  18. Yeah Bill, I think I was subliminally persuaded...

    Yeah Bill, I think I was subliminally persuaded to make the purchase after having recently read this thread and seeing pics of your guitar. Because the little red strat really had a hold on me.
    And...
  19. Poll: Well I was watching Magnum P.I....the old...

    Well I was watching Magnum P.I....the old one...and they were all stranded on an uninhabited island...a military test site I believe...where they landed the chopper in an emergency...and their radio...
  20. Glad to hear you got your little geetar tuned...

    Glad to hear you got your little geetar tuned right Bill.

    And yeah those custom parts on Mike's bass look great.

    I just picked up a gently used Squier Mini today. Just looked to good to pass up...
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    I hope you're asking uketanzon that first...

    I hope you're asking uketanzon that first question. I'm just a newb with some toys. But I would assume you could tune the KMise however you want.
    I don't know the construction of thebracing. So not...
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    I'd like to add strap buttons to my classical...

    I'd like to add strap buttons to my classical guitar and baritone uke. I'll probably add them to the guitar since I don't plan on ever replacing it. But the dimensions on the uke aren't quite where I...
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    That's awesome! Lately I'm always looking for...

    That's awesome!

    Lately I'm always looking for stuff that I might make a unique stringed instrument out of.
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    I'd like my baritone uke to have a slightly...

    I'd like my baritone uke to have a slightly larger scale in every direction except body depth.

    Slightly longer scale. Say 21 inch.
    Slightly wider nut. Around 40mm.
    Maybe a very slightly longer...
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    Meh. It is what it is...a high quality built...

    Meh. It is what it is...a high quality built cigar box sized guitar that I can carry around with me wherever I might go.
    And nice sized neck for my tenor guitar conversion with the wide string...
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