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    It is the blue book. I watched the same PBS show...

    It is the blue book. I watched the same PBS show last night and got hooked into the same tab hunt. Worked on one set of tabs for a bit only to realize it was the Cyndi Lauper song of the same title....
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    If you have Beloff's The Daily Uku, Leap Year...

    If you have Beloff's The Daily Uku, Leap Year Edition, go to page 350. He does attribute this version to Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne,
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    lyubit' eto!!!

    lyubit' eto!!!
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    I sent you a PM, I think.

    I sent you a PM, I think.
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    needle nose pliers Orvis forceps (stollen from...

    needle nose pliers
    Orvis forceps (stollen from my fly fishing gear)
    flathead and small phillips head screwdrivers (for tightening screws on tuner)
    wire cutters if not built into pliers or...
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    (oops, post got away from me) the three vs five...

    (oops, post got away from me) the three vs five fret marking dots. I have an old "The Gibson" soprano and will say it has a very unique, rather woody sound, which can be very crisp and 'chiming'...
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    This comes from a thread in Uke Talk forum back...

    This comes from a thread in Uke Talk forum back in 2010:
    http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?30365-Gibson-Uke

    The Vintage Guitar Price Guide says that Gibson was:

    "A relative...
  8. Thread: finger picks

    by mcnut
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    [URL="http://fredkellypicks.com/"] These are...

    [URL="http://fredkellypicks.com/"] These are really light so they work well with nylon strings. Easy to file and sand to a size and string attack that meets your playing style, but I know from...
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    A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles ate up two...

    A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles ate up two days because I just had to find out how it ended, even though a new Pono Baritone arrived at about page 234.
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    Theta Music Trainer website has a number of music...

    Theta Music Trainer website has a number of music theory exercises built into games. They help me measure what I have learned and what I need to work on. Many are free or you can subscribe (I have...
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    For me the strings factor into this issue as well...

    For me the strings factor into this issue as well and I noticed it particularly on the first fret, as your have. I find the Aquilas seem to have higher tension thus requiring more force to fret and...
  12. Took a Kamaka by my luthier today for a...

    Took a Kamaka by my luthier today for a pre-purchase inspection, and he was advising me that with winter coming on I should replace the Nylgut strings to get tension off the solid wood top (there was...
  13. Relative humidity and effects on fretted instruments

    This can give one concern if you like to keep your uku out hanging on the wall like I do.

    Ran across an article on Anglefire.com talking about keeping the right level of humidity in guitar stores....
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    At this link there are two 5-6 minutes videos on...

    At this link there are two 5-6 minutes videos on the various glues used in making guitars. Gives you several alternatives for bonding non-wood to wood, plus many other factors in choosing the...
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    Man, this Capitalism sucks. However, I did, just...

    Man, this Capitalism sucks. However, I did, just today, have UPS drop off a new "to me" Gold Label. Hope this increase trickles down to the used market; oh yeah, the administration says 'trickle...
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    I am just finishing refurbishing an old Birdseye...

    I am just finishing refurbishing an old Birdseye Maple Maybell with a closed back that was really under the weather when I got it. For test flights, I use the olde standard Five Foot Two, I know...
  17. Thanks for the info, but it was the same...

    Thanks for the info, but it was the same Craigslist posting here in Atlanta that Haolejohn had responded to with no response. I got no further response either, at least I don't have to take it...
  18. Looking for a comp price for a G-String 'Hawaiian'

    Have a chance to buy a G-String Hawaiian and they are asking in the 500.00 range. I have looked all over for a comparison for prices but can not find any others anywhere for sale or recently sold...
  19. Thread: Trade offer

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    Ran across a 1930's vintage Kamaka Pineapple on...

    Ran across a 1930's vintage Kamaka Pineapple on Craiglist in Ashville, SC. He is asking 450.00. He responded to a request for more photos very quickly...I was just toying with the idea and had a...
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    The Hunt is alive and well again.

    The Hunt is alive and well again.
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