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    Tuned mine GCEA (with low G) using 32W, 20, 14,...

    Tuned mine GCEA (with low G) using 32W, 20, 14, 10. The sound isn't quite what I want yet - may try a 9 and a 13 (think its a little too much from those strings in the balance). Stringtension pro is...
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    So, I tried to work a set of strings for a newly...

    So, I tried to work a set of strings for a newly acquired (very cheap!!!) tenor guitar to tune it G,C,E,A - I don't want to learn the new chord names for the shapes I know. I found the 42W Low G was...
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    String Tension Pro

    Found this useful website which allows you to play with different strings, etc. Part of the D'Addario site- www.stringtensionpro.com Works with any stringed instrument so ideal if you want to tune a...
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    Started with a Kala soprano (now sold on) then...

    Started with a Kala soprano (now sold on) then bought a Brunswick BU5 baritone tuned GCEA (now with a low G) and then a Tom slimline tenor which I have just tuned DGBE. This gives me the ability to...
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    I am not an Apple fan and have bought a cheap 10"...

    I am not an Apple fan and have bought a cheap 10" android tablet which works well. The big plus point over an ipad is the ability to add an external memory card and swap them at will. This gives a...
  6. Bought my baritone about a month ago from Omega...

    Bought my baritone about a month ago from Omega Music. It's a Brunswick BU5 which comes already strung to standard ukulele tuning (gcea). Aquila strings too - available as a pack from most good uke...
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    Latest update - all sounds good and I am playing...

    Latest update - all sounds good and I am playing it with the Uke3A group in Cockermouth. There's some jealous folk who want the same instrument. Actually one of the members is getting a surprise this...
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    Update on my tenor banjo into uke tuning. The...

    Update on my tenor banjo into uke tuning. The nylon guitar strings sounded great but had problems with buzzing sometimes. Took it along to Eagle Music (near Huddersfield in Yorkshire). That place is...
  9. Greetings from the most beautiful corner of the UK (the lake District)

    Hi everyone, my names Pete from Cockermouth in Cumbria, UK. I started playing the ukulele in February this year for my 70th birthday. I have since got a tenor banjo, now changed into a tenor...
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    Bought a tenor banjo from Ebay and put nylon...

    Bought a tenor banjo from Ebay and put nylon guitar strings on - guitar 1st, guitar 2nd, guitar 3rd and guitar 1st. Tuned it G,C,E,A like a ukulele! Ended up changing the tailpiece for a no-knot as...
  11. Greetings from the most beautiful corner of England - the Lake District!

    Hi everyone, Started playing ukulele for my 70th birthday this year. managing quite well so put a bid in on Ebay for a tenor banjo strung as a uke. Got a bargain, put new strings and she sounds...
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