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    You shouldn't HOLD down the power button, just...

    You shouldn't HOLD down the power button, just give it a touch, which will turn on the tuner. Also, DO NOT leave the amp cable plugged into the uke, that will kill the battery very quickly. As soon...
  2. Simple enough to rise the action by replacing the...

    Simple enough to rise the action by replacing the nut and saddle with taller ones.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass...
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    The Graph Tech site shows only one size. I can't...

    The Graph Tech site shows only one size. I can't find the Ratio tuners anywhere on the HMS site, the only video I see is for UPT tuners, which do come in two sizes. I think Aquatopaz misunderstood...
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    I was very surprised to see that you have a Godin...

    I was very surprised to see that you have a Godin Multiuke and looking for a solid body. When I got my Multiuke, I stopped even thinking about another electric. Previously I bought two steel string...
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    The only time I broke a string was as a beginner...

    The only time I broke a string was as a beginner installing new strings and tightened one too much. In the 6 years I've been playing and the 19 ukes I've owned, I've never otherwise broken a string....
  6. I see hard cases on eBay all the time out of Asia...

    I see hard cases on eBay all the time out of Asia for under $30 when I do a search for tenor ukulele. Try it for the size you're building.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near...
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    Since mine are installed on a Fluke, which come...

    Since mine are installed on a Fluke, which come in from the sides, it makes no difference about the length of the spool. Seems to me doing a few more winds would be a good remedy and shouldn't be...
  8. Welcome Rosie from another Angelean. Even if you...

    Welcome Rosie from another Angelean. Even if you play for just 15 minutes a day, that's good. In what part of the city are you? I play my uke with an acoustic group on Sundays in a park in Culver...
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    In the first year of playing uke I accumulated 16...

    In the first year of playing uke I accumulated 16 tenors, cutaway and if they didn't have a preamp/tuner and pickup, I installed it. I've culled that down to 9 in the last 5 years and 4 don't have...
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    My car is 19 years, my previous was 25. I change...

    My car is 19 years, my previous was 25. I change strings only when they break, which is very rare. I use my own shopping bags, never use straws, trash service is mandated to sort and recycle garbage,...
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    I'm with Jim, always like lighter finishes....

    I'm with Jim, always like lighter finishes. Chechen is beautiful. I wonder what a Chechen top would sound like.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor...
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    I like it. Good on ya Willie. This is Michael...

    I like it. Good on ya Willie.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid body bass ukes, 9 mini electric bass...
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    I too recommend the Rondomusic.com Hadean basses,...

    I too recommend the Rondomusic.com Hadean basses, they're out of the solid body, but good acoustic choices for $139 to $179. I have the walnut fretted cutaway. I also agree with Arcy and the various...
  14. Thread: Canadian Uke

    by kohanmike
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    I learned about that Canadian triangle uke when...

    I learned about that Canadian triangle uke when watching the uke movie last year. I understand the triangle design was because it was very easy to build, straight cuts, no bending. I actually like...
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    The most complete store I've ever seen in...

    The most complete store I've ever seen in Southern California is Island Bazaar in Huntington Beach (of Beach Boys "Surf City" fame). In Little Tokyo Downtown Los Angeles is U-Space by Jason Arimoto...
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    Welcome Doug. I retired at 62, seven years ago. I...

    Welcome Doug. I retired at 62, seven years ago. I decided to make the uke my retirement hobby when I joined a uke group of about 50 out of the Culver City Senior because they meet twice a week. Keeps...
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    I rotate through my eight ukes from week to week,...

    I rotate through my eight ukes from week to week, but I do use my Kala cedar top for the "important" gigs. The Fluke stays home hanging on a stand only for noodling and some practice.

    This is...
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    Everyone of my ukes (9) and bass ukes/mini bass...

    Everyone of my ukes (9) and bass ukes/mini bass guitars (25) has it's own tuner and strap. I use one gig bag for the ukes and one for the basses, with a couple extra of each in case an instrument has...
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    I tried to do that yesterday for a used Carvin...

    I tried to do that yesterday for a used Carvin MB15 bass amp out of Texas for $350, the sales person said it doesn't apply to used equipment.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West...
  20. Thread: Kala Ukes

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    Yep, Kala is very popular in my 50 person seniors...

    Yep, Kala is very popular in my 50 person seniors ukulele group, especially the Travel Thinline. In my first year playing uke 6 years ago, I went through 16, all tenor cutaways between $150 and $200,...
  21. The wood for the top of the uke is not as...

    The wood for the top of the uke is not as important for volume and projection as is the construction. The Kala Travel Thinline is surprising loud, even with a shallow body. It seems the arch they put...
  22. Thread: Sales Tax

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    On recent orders from Amazon and B&H, I paid 9.5%...

    On recent orders from Amazon and B&H, I paid 9.5% tax, I'm in Los Angeles.

    Adorama has not started charging tax so I just bought a complete Mac Mini system and saved about $300; Mac Mini i7 6 core...
  23. Yep, you can do that. I always post my bass...

    Yep, you can do that. I always post my bass threads in Uke Talk because I believe far more people who might be interested are here than frequents the Bass forum.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los...
  24. The buying influence UU had on me was via the...

    The buying influence UU had on me was via the Marketplace, a great uke for a great deal, a Godin Multiuke sunburst for $400.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly...
  25. I was going to point out as well that bass ukes...

    I was going to point out as well that bass ukes without amplification are only good for your own practice. Are you planning to play with others? If so, you'll need some kind of amp. I play ukulele...
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