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    I find new nylon strings seem to go a bit sharp...

    I find new nylon strings seem to go a bit sharp as they warm up.
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    I can tune off a tuning fork, but I wouldn't do...

    I can tune off a tuning fork, but I wouldn't do it in a group it takes me too long, and I am getting older and not as accurate as I once was. I've met a lot of people how claim that tuners were a...
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    My biggest concern with soprano cases is that it...

    My biggest concern with soprano cases is that it seems hard to buy one thats a good fit. Most are too big leaving the instrument moving about, mostly the body of the case is too long, often too wide...
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    My sister had an early Hawaii made uke which I...

    My sister had an early Hawaii made uke which I think was marked something like Aloha! Grand Hotel Hawaii it had a nasty accident and alas died at the scene. From memory I salvaged the neck from the...
  5. Love my Kamaka but if I didn't already own it I...

    Love my Kamaka but if I didn't already own it I would have a hard time justifying the UK price which includes VAT (sales tax of 20%). I have a love / hate relationship with a Kanilea Concert sounds...
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    I used a snark for a while but when out and about...

    I used a snark for a while but when out and about I broke a couple. I started using a Boss TU10 bought in 2013 and still going strong.
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    i thought Perth was cricket country.... Edit:...

    i thought Perth was cricket country....

    Edit: Whoops more than one Perth in the English speaking countries :wallbash:
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    Poll: A number, all sopranos, most notably a Hamano...

    A number, all sopranos, most notably a Hamano because it was filthy, I mean actually scrape-down dirty.
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    I worked for Citi group for a while and they have...

    I worked for Citi group for a while and they have a semi-formal dress code, collared shirt, trousers (no jeans) not hard to understand. While doing a presentation for new employees I got tired of the...
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    If you truly need more than 12 frets you should...

    If you truly need more than 12 frets you should have chosen the KTS-5. 15 frets.
  11. That shows a lack of application because I can...

    That shows a lack of application because I can easily do it in 173,383
  12. I can see the headline in the tabloids now: ...

    I can see the headline in the tabloids now:

    Fairy Killed by Flying Pick
  13. Poll: Personally I think the tie bridge is generally...

    Personally I think the tie bridge is generally the easiest to get along with. I have fewer problems with it.
    I find the pin bridge on my Kanilea just too big on a soprano or concert Uke it's bound...
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    I pretty much play soprano, I like Ukulele to...

    I pretty much play soprano, I like Ukulele to sound like Ukulele. I do have a Concert and to me it has a different sound but it's still all ukulele.

    When people start talking about wanting a...
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    I have Aquilla Super Nylgut on my K1 concert at...

    I have Aquilla Super Nylgut on my K1 concert at the moment, it's ok to boring.
    Generally I'm a fan of Worth BM but they were very ping, ping on this uke and Martin fluros were similar.
    I would...
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    I've only tried them once, didn't seem too much...

    I've only tried them once, didn't seem too much louder to me but I don't strike the strings very hard. I thought I got a clearer sound, due to landing chords more cleanly. Whether due to slightly...
  17. Sorry if anyone took this as serious advice, no...

    Sorry if anyone took this as serious advice, no intention to offend.
  18. Lie through your teeth, when it arrives tell him...

    Lie through your teeth, when it arrives tell him its a case to protect the fantastic instrument he bought you.
    Or tell him its for him.
    Or buy him a springer spaniel, that'll keep him walking 8...
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    I try not to, with one exception they live in...

    I try not to, with one exception they live in their cases when not being played. My Kanilea sits on its stand, beside my desk, waiting to be grabbed and played. I constantly think of parting with it...
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    I switched my Kamaka to the Gotoh planetary...

    I switched my Kamaka to the Gotoh planetary tuners I forget which ones exactly and while I don't dislike them they weren't worth the money for the minor advantage accrued.
    Many people love them....
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    I'm forced in most instances to buy by mail,...

    I'm forced in most instances to buy by mail, therefore the slight differences between instruments are a non-issue. While I'm aware that an acquaintance has a louder Kanilea than mine. It ultimately...
  22. The Kanilea is a concert all the others are...

    The Kanilea is a concert all the others are sopranos.
    The body size (I've been told is slightly wider and deeper than many other concert ukes) the neck is 38mm wide at the nut. It just doesn't for...
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    Subjective I've had a number of Kiwayas over...

    Subjective
    I've had a number of Kiwayas over the years they where all pretty consistent in that I liked them all. While there where / are are slight differences between them I would be hard put to...
  24. Not all the Famous line have geared tuners though...

    Not all the Famous line have geared tuners though many of them do. I'm not sure of all the permutations but it seems to be a matter of branding, on Amazon UK for instance the Famous line is available...
  25. Japan - Kiwaya & 1970s Aria Hawaii - Kanilea...

    Japan - Kiwaya & 1970s Aria
    Hawaii - Kanilea Kamaka, Imua
    Germany - Bruko
    USA - Martin (My maternal grandfathers, no longer mine really as they are going to my sisters who have children).

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