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  1. Very helpful advice everyone. Thanks very much!

    Very helpful advice everyone. Thanks very much!
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    I've wondered about this for both guitar and uke....

    I've wondered about this for both guitar and uke. I have found learning new patterns to open up some new sounds in my playing but I don't limit myself to choosing one pattern for a whole song. I...
  3. Concert ukulele with a budget of ~$450?

    Hello all. I'm considering buying a concert ukulele but I'm not quite sure what to choose. My budget is ~$450, but could flex some. I'm still new to uke and I've only played tenors, so I'm not...
  4. Thanks again, everyone, for continuing to share...

    Thanks again, everyone, for continuing to share your thoughts and experiences.

    It sounds like the most important thing is continuing to play and share music with my baby and include her as she...
  5. Great input, everyone. Thanks for sharing. To...

    Great input, everyone. Thanks for sharing.

    To be clear, this would not be meant as a gift for her, and I don't retain delusions that she'll learn an instrument any time soon. That will come in a...
  6. I have a Yamaha FG 800 with a JJB passive pickup...

    I have a Yamaha FG 800 with a JJB passive pickup that sounds good through my Fender Mustang LT25. I made a preset that has no effects and some EQ through the clean amp model.

    It won't be as good...
  7. To those who have or had young children around their instruments...

    Hello all. I have a five month old baby girl that is very interested in my guitars and ukulele. She loves hearing me play them and very much wants to grab them and interact with them. I'm not worried...
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    I'm currently using a $12 2" wide Fender tweed...

    I'm currently using a $12 2" wide Fender tweed guitar strap that I took off one of my guitars. It works well enough that I'm not seeking out a different strap. It has small amounts of metal on it but...
  9. New to uke here, so I only have one: a tenor. I'd...

    New to uke here, so I only have one: a tenor. I'd really like to get my hands on each of the other sizes/scales, though.

    Slightly OT, but it may also be interesting to hear what everyone started...
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    Thanks to all in this thread for encouraging the...

    Thanks to all in this thread for encouraging the practice of tuning by ear. This is something a guitar teacher told me I must do years ago but I didn't listen.

    Working on tuning my uke by ear...
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    I like the quirky headstock. Sound and feel...

    I like the quirky headstock. Sound and feel obviously are more important than appearance, but I think Ohana made some very visually appealing pineapples here.

    I did have to order from Mim on a...
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    NUD - Ohana PKT-25G pineapple tenor

    Hello all,

    I believe this my third post here, so please forgive me if I'm violating any UU norms, but I wanted to share about my first ukulele.

    I'm a guitar player (enthusiast, no gigs, just...
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    Welcome! I just signed up here and also have...

    Welcome! I just signed up here and also have played guitar for some time. I've been learning on a borrowed ukulele. My first uke is on order from Mim at mimsukes.

    What type of uke did you get?...
  14. Hello from Sacramento, California, USA

    Hello folks. I've been playing guitar for a few years and recently borrowed an Islander tenor uke from my dad. I've really enjoyed learning a few songs and just doing some joyful strumming here and...
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