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    I had a 23" scale baritone made by George Thomas...

    I had a 23" scale baritone made by George Thomas in Bellingham, Wa.. It's basically a tenor guitar built for nylon strings.

    I call it a contra baritone. Sounds wonderful. Can see the size...
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    Brian Griffin of Griffin Ukuleles make his...

    Brian Griffin of Griffin Ukuleles make his baritones for any width nut the person wants.His usual builds now are 1.5" unless the owner wants a different width.

    He started Stu Fuchs baritone just...
  3. There's also Ukulele Friend who sells high value...

    There's also Ukulele Friend who sells high value instruments.https://ukulelefriend.com.
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    Yes, you are using guitar stings for the bari....

    Yes, you are using guitar stings for the bari. the CF 35 is a guitar A string, CF30 is the D string for the guitar. And, the Savarex used for the B&E are actually a guitar G and B string. Works...
  5. You may also want to tape around where the bridge...

    You may also want to tape around where the bridge goes with blue tape. That helps stopping it from sliding, keeping itin place, when you clamp down the bridge after gluing. Brian Griffin of Griffin...
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    I like a yoke style capo. No needed to retuned...

    I like a yoke style capo. No needed to retuned when using. The G7 Heritage, Showcase or Elliot/McKinney are my favorites. I've got 60 pus years of capos in a drawer. The yoke style are the best imo....
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    Cubeistan has a nice old Favilla for sale. Has a...

    Cubeistan has a nice old Favilla for sale. Has a few scars but sure plays nice.
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    You could also look at a tenor guitar and change...

    You could also look at a tenor guitar and change from steel to nylon. I had a "contra" baritone custom built. It's basically a tenor guitar scale and size built for nylon strings. I also play guitar...
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    This is a wonderful instrument. Cubeistan aalways...

    This is a wonderful instrument. Cubeistan aalways takes his newly arrived used instruments uo to our local well known luthier, Will Bright. Will gives the instruments a good look and repairs what he...
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    Yeah Dave is a pretty special man. I have a...

    Yeah Dave is a pretty special man. I have a Romero B6 coming my way I bought from him. Should be here on the 5th.
  11. "If this is the worst thing to happen today, I'll...

    "If this is the worst thing to happen today, I'll take it."

    As said to my blonde girlfriend; "Lights are on but nobody's home".
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    The Romero B6 is a good one also but around a...

    The Romero B6 is a good one also but around a grand brand new. 20"scale with solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides. Pepe has them in nylon and steel strung models.
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    I had the pleasure of buying Daves Romero B6...

    I had the pleasure of buying Daves Romero B6 Guilele Sam. Yeah Dave, what else are you selling?
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    Not sure Sporky.I imagine if it powers a comp....

    Not sure Sporky.I imagine if it powers a comp. should power the amp. I've used this one for four or more years and still lasts along time. zlove that I can just slide the battery in my gig bag pocket...
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    I have the THRA5 also. Rather than using...

    I have the THRA5 also. Rather than using batteries, I use this computer battery. It lasts well over 6 or more hours; the longest I've played with it and still had three lights on. Sure beats using...
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    For a baritone, the top resonates better with the...

    For a baritone, the top resonates better with the DGBE tuning than the GCEA tuning. I found the c tuning on a bari sounding thin and not as robust as in the G tuning. If you wanted a C tuned...
  17. I've been considering a guilele or small guitar...

    I've been considering a guilele or small guitar with Terz tuning. One of my concerns is the much wider neck of a nylon 6 string. I play a lot of 1 3/4" guitars so perhaps the slimmer neck of the...
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    I read martin Guitars started being made in...

    I read martin Guitars started being made in Mexico in 1989. Style 0 were discontinued in 1970 and restarted in Mexico in 1992 I think. A post in a previous thread dating back to 2009 said his S-0...
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    Concert scale is pretty small sound from an...

    Concert scale is pretty small sound from an archtop so if going that size I suggest adding a pickup. I had a K&K with a volume control wheel added to compensate for the more subdued volume of my...
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    Never have been a fan of Pegheads; especially for...

    Never have been a fan of Pegheads; especially for a slothead design. I agree Jerry, the logo takes away the classic design of the previous builds. The wood should be enough of a sign its a Cocobolo...
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    Looks like they emptied grammas attic and found...

    Looks like they emptied grammas attic and found it in a corner.Most of the damage looks like it's heat related in summer and cold related in rainy winter.
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    Dirk from Southcoast, wrote the reason he was...

    Dirk from Southcoast, wrote the reason he was against that tuning on a baritone was it wouldn't drive the soundboard efficiently. Boy, I miss that man, and his wonderful strings.
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    So sorry to hear this Rob. If you can't use the...

    So sorry to hear this Rob. If you can't use the fingers, there's always slide uke. Would be a shame to lose your talent we all enjoy so much.
  24. For a wound G and C I use the Thomastic-Infeld...

    For a wound G and C I use the Thomastic-Infeld CF30 for the G and CF27 for the C. The CF 30 is a guitar D String and CF27 is a guitar G string. Using a guitar string this way makes up for the...
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    If you're looking for wound 3&4. I use...

    If you're looking for wound 3&4. I use Thomastik-Infeld CF35 for D,CF30 for G, with Savarez KF543R for the B and KF542R for the E.
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