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    Hi Joe, Cool that you decided to un-cloak. I...

    Hi Joe, Cool that you decided to un-cloak. I lurked for months before I started to participate.

    There is a Martin Ukulele Owners thread on Facebook if you are interested in using Facebook. It's...
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    That's a looker. Have fun.

    That's a looker. Have fun.
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    Love the inlay. Will you be doing a murder of...

    Love the inlay. Will you be doing a murder of crows? Or an unkindness of ravens?

    Great idea for your uke accents.
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    I believe the hourly rate is to design the custom...

    I believe the hourly rate is to design the custom touches for a buyer. For instance if the buyer wants roses or dragons inside the uke and on the fretboard, he will charge $120/hr to design a floral...
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    Wow! Very nice quilting in the mahogany. Great...

    Wow! Very nice quilting in the mahogany. Great looking IZ. Congratulations.

    Did they say what strings were on it? I'm assuming Martin brand 625 Graphite Grey Polygut (Nylon) Premium strings.
    ...
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    Stew Mac sells fret "erasers" to remove tarnish...

    Stew Mac sells fret "erasers" to remove tarnish from frets. Look like a regular rectangular (trapezoidal?) pencil eraser. And you use it on the fretwire to remove the tarnish and polish the metal. I...
  7. I'm wondering if a big rectangular hole in the...

    I'm wondering if a big rectangular hole in the side of the uke will cause structural problems? Like a sagging top. And maybe cracks in the sides from the corners.

    For some reason the British Comet...
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    Yep. I agree. One person's: "Awesome!" Is another...

    Yep. I agree. One person's: "Awesome!" Is another person's: "Meh."

    They came standard on some Collings Tenors; Kinnard Series 2 tenor; Cocobolo Tenor & the Martin 1T IZ.

    They work, but I think...
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    Welcome y'all. I hope you and your daughter enjoy...

    Welcome y'all. I hope you and your daughter enjoy your uke. It's a lot of fun.
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    My problem with them is pretty close to Besley's....

    My problem with them is pretty close to Besley's. You pull them out to disengage the gears. Then you get close to in-tune. Push it in, to re-engage the gears. You have to jiggle it to get the teeth...
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    I use a microfiber cloth and gently give my ukes...

    I use a microfiber cloth and gently give my ukes a gentle wipe down.

    If I inadvertently got some food or other schmutz on one of them, I use a barely damp cloth to clean it and then make sure...
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    Outstanding Jerry! Wonderful addition to your...

    Outstanding Jerry! Wonderful addition to your collection. Nice woods. I'll bet it sounds lovely. What strings did it come with?
  13. Awesome. I'm glad you found another case that...

    Awesome. I'm glad you found another case that works with the MultiUke. The more the merrier.
  14. Thread: Hello!

    by Kenn2018
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    Hi Flynn. Welcome to the UU Forum. If you are...

    Hi Flynn. Welcome to the UU Forum.

    If you are new to ukulele, you may want to check out Baz's www.gotaukulele.com or Choirguy's http://ukestuff.info for tips, info, reviews aimed at beginners. As...
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    Be careful with thumbpicks. (And picks in...

    Be careful with thumbpicks. (And picks in general.) They can gouge and tear up the wood. Especially a soft spruce, cedar or redwood top. Consider getting a pick guard installed, or using a cellphone...
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    A very tiny amount will suffice. Too much and it...

    A very tiny amount will suffice. Too much and it can coat string and get on hands. Oh wait! That was NutSauce...

    If you think your strings are hanging up on the nut, by all means. A little...
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    Congratulations! It's a terrific tenor. I...

    Congratulations! It's a terrific tenor.

    I enjoy my 1T IZ as well. It is a boomer.

    I had the tech at the guitar repair shop replace the original Peghed tuners with Gotoh Black UPTL tuners. And...
  18. Thread: Goddamn PM's

    by Kenn2018
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    You can only close threads on the Marketplace....

    You can only close threads on the Marketplace. All others remain open—forever!
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    Congratulations to both of you. Today, I...

    Congratulations to both of you.

    Today, I thought about maybe, possibly, selling a ukulele...
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    You might want to check out custom ukulele...

    You might want to check out custom ukulele builder Kevin Mulcock of KM Ukuleles in South Wales. He is well within your budget.

    https://km-ukuleles.com/

    His craftsmanship is meticulous and the...
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    Kmise ukuleles have a reputation for inconsistent...

    Kmise ukuleles have a reputation for inconsistent quality. They can be very good, or they can be not so nice.

    Inspect your purchase very carefully for build quality. Like big gaps where the parts...
  22. Wonderful uke Jim. Terrific gift for your...

    Wonderful uke Jim. Terrific gift for your grandchild. Much better than a silver spoon.
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    Very impressive. Enjoy it.

    Very impressive. Enjoy it.
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    Clip On Tuners

    I've always wondered if holding the neck or having weight on a Neck strap affects the tuner clipped to the headstock of my tenor uke?

    They work by sensing vibration. But if my hand or pressure...
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    I suspect this is aimed at someone who has a...

    I suspect this is aimed at someone who has a 1960s Kamaka and the tuners are worn or broken. They may want to replace them with the same authentic tuners from the period.
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