Search:

Type: Posts; User: ukantor

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. As a result of these reviews, I have ordered an...

    As a result of these reviews, I have ordered an all solid body pineapple soprano. Shipping cost to the UK is much higher than within the United States (US$75) but UAS still burns brightly. What the...
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    180

    That looks like a really good fit. Congrats! I...

    That looks like a really good fit. Congrats! I might have to get one of those.

    John Colter
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    48

    I started when I was about 55 y.o. - that was 27...

    I started when I was about 55 y.o. - that was 27 years ago.

    I'm beginning to get the hang of it.

    John Colter
  4. Replies
    23
    Views
    692

    Another vote for Ken Timms. I've owned two...

    Another vote for Ken Timms. I've owned two original Martins, have repaired several, and have made a dozen Martin style sopranos myself, so I know the subject well. Ken's ukes are the work of a true...
  5. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,415

    As previously stated, my KoAloha is favourite but...

    As previously stated, my KoAloha is favourite but I also have a Koa Pili Koko which I like very much. It has two 'Ks' in its name but is made from solid Acacia, not Koa.

    John Colter
  6. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,415

    I had the chance to buy a Kamaka soprano but...

    I had the chance to buy a Kamaka soprano but wasn't impressed by it. I now have a KoAloha and that is wonderful.

    John Colter
  7. Replies
    8
    Views
    180

    Make sure the case is deep enough. If not, it is...

    Make sure the case is deep enough. If not, it is possible to latch the lid down, putting pressure on the bridge.

    John Colter
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    180

    Hello Dave, and welcome. You could try a...

    Hello Dave, and welcome.

    You could try a rectangular hard case. I've got several of them. Very useful for pineapples, cigar box ukes etc. The one in the picture is branded 'Boston Case Co'.
    ...
  9. Replies
    11
    Views
    237

    A very simple song and a most classy arrangement....

    A very simple song and a most classy arrangement. I really enjoyed that, Demetrius.

    John Colter
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    661

    Didn't know Picasso built violins. John Colter

    Didn't know Picasso built violins.

    John Colter
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    243

    Another happy owner here. I had a soprano "Stick"...

    Another happy owner here. I had a soprano "Stick" but sold it to a friend. Regretted parting with it, so when I got the chance to buy another one (second hand), I did. They are very well made. I use...
  12. Replies
    9
    Views
    337

    Looks kinda surprised. John Colter

    Looks kinda surprised.

    John Colter
  13. Replies
    16
    Views
    396

    A small amount of lean, dip and bulge is...

    A small amount of lean, dip and bulge is perfectly acceptable, even normal, but that looks to be at the limit of what I like to see. It might not get any worse. If it is playing well, I'd leave it...
  14. Where do you live? Roughly - just country or...

    Where do you live? Roughly - just country or state or province or county.

    John Colter
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    317

    Thanks for making that clear, Clear! I listened,...

    Thanks for making that clear, Clear! I listened, I chose, I was wrong!

    John Colter
  16. Replies
    9
    Views
    317

    Both samples are labelled uke #1. Is this a trick...

    Both samples are labelled uke #1. Is this a trick question?

    John Colter
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    191

    I've got wooden tapered pegs on a couple of my...

    I've got wooden tapered pegs on a couple of my sopranos. They work fine, but do require patience and finesse to get it just right. There's no doubt about it - friction pegs and geared tuners are...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    931

    A search turned up a reference to Augusto Cezar...

    A search turned up a reference to Augusto Cezar Ribeiro. He was said to be a master craftsman, a maker of fine furniture, working in the middle of the 19th century.

    John Colter
  19. Replies
    14
    Views
    912

    Interesting looking uke. How was the deep, curve...

    Interesting looking uke. How was the deep, curve (front and back) achieved? Was it carved from the solid?

    John Colter
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    400

    Keep yer 'and on yer 'apenny, Ken! John C.

    Keep yer 'and on yer 'apenny, Ken!

    John C.
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,350

    My second Aiersi Pineapple has arrived! Ordered...

    My second Aiersi Pineapple has arrived! Ordered on the 10th - received on the22nd. Sent by airmail, no additional charges. Great, wasn't expecting that! It is a fifteen fretter, like my first one.
    ...
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    452

    Lumber to ember..... John Colter

    Lumber to ember.....

    John Colter
  23. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,530

    "Can it be said that your chances of finding a...

    "Can it be said that your chances of finding a $1000 uke that sounds like $250 uke are better than finding a $250 uke that sounds like a $1000 uke?"

    This is getting silly, but I would say that...
  24. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,530

    "Can it be said that you your chances of finding...

    "Can it be said that you your chances of finding a $250 uke that sounds like $1000 uke are better than finding a $1000 uke that sounds like a $250 uke?"

    It can be said, but it would be untrue.
    ...
  25. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,530

    "I think it’s a legitimate question to ask...

    "I think it’s a legitimate question to ask whether a $1,000 uke sounds better than a $250 uke"

    The answer is that it should sound better, but it might not. In most comparisons it can reasonably be...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4