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  1. Thread: Koa Pili Koko

    by 808boy
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    Aloha, KPK Deluxe Tenor was my first solid wood...

    Aloha,
    KPK Deluxe Tenor was my first solid wood uke, good bang for the buck. Jason is a nice guy to deal with. Good luck.....
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    Aloha and Mahalo for that tribute. Sang Dream by...

    Aloha and Mahalo for that tribute. Sang Dream by them in 6th grade Kalihi Elem. School talent show back in 1958.
  3. Thread: Willie Wixom

    by 808boy
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    62836 Congrats on your upcoming new uke. I had...

    62836

    Congrats on your upcoming new uke. I had Willie build me 2 ukes to MY specs and both are keepers and will be heirlooms. I have a May build slot but may not use it, got into fishing more now...
  4. Aloha Peter, I have a Soprano, Concert, and...

    Aloha Peter,
    I have a Soprano, Concert, and Tenor MMs, all pre-fire and love them. I normally live in NorCal but have been spending a lot of time on Maui, Iao Valley now.....
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    Congrats on your KPK. First solid wood uke I...

    Congrats on your KPK. First solid wood uke I bought was a KPK Deluxe Tenor, love it still. Also bought a KPK standard concert. Best bang for the buck.......
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    Good luck with the sale. I have the same uke but...

    Good luck with the sale. I have the same uke but in a 6 string version with a pickup. Keeper for me, sold my Mele Koa Double Puka 6 stringer and the Pono is way better imo...........
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    I am deeply saddened to have heard the news....

    I am deeply saddened to have heard the news. Honored to have met him and will miss him dearly when I visit the Ukulele Site like always when I'm in Honolulu.
    Fly with the Angels my Bruddah and don't...
  8. Congrats on that nice KPK. I have the earlier...

    Congrats on that nice KPK. I have the earlier version Tenor Deluxe and Standard Concert. Both are great players. Happy to see Jason offering different bindings.
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    Aloha Bruddah, Yeah Meles are a great value. I...

    Aloha Bruddah,
    Yeah Meles are a great value. I have 7 Meles in my collection and they are all great.
    Congrats again and enjoy........................Bo.................
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    Aloha, Per ryanMFT, raw rice in the sound hole...

    Aloha,
    Per ryanMFT, raw rice in the sound hole and tape it up. Swish it around and let it sit for a few days for the odor. Some suggested adding baking soda also. Use an opened box of baking soda...
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    You have 2 post with the same question. I'll give...

    You have 2 post with the same question. I'll give you the same answer...Gotoh Stealth Tuners, pix on the other post.
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    Gotoh Stealth Tuners, very small but elegant and...

    Gotoh Stealth Tuners, very small but elegant and does the job.........
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    Aisos, I nevah see yo post. Mahalo Bruddah and...

    Aisos, I nevah see yo post. Mahalo Bruddah and you are so right.............................Bo....................
    Eh, da 6 and 8 string sets are da bomb too. I even wen buy a ML-FW + one hi g...
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    Aloha, I used both the ML-SW (Polished...

    Aloha,
    I used both the ML-SW (Polished Roundwound) and ML-FW (Flatwound), the wound string being for the 3rd (C) and 4th (G) strings.
    I personally prefer the...
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    Southcoast for all my low g tenors. 4 string, 5...

    Southcoast for all my low g tenors. 4 string, 5 string, 6 string, 8 string, all sound good. For re-entrant, Koolau Alohi, and Oasis for now...............
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    You're welcome Capt. I loved the look and SOUND...

    You're welcome Capt.
    I loved the look and SOUND of mine and WISH I still had it or can find one like it.
    Took it to school every day. Oh, did I mention it was a CHICK MAGNET?...
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    Aloha H4ADB, Congrats on your Mele. I've...

    Aloha H4ADB,
    Congrats on your Mele. I've collected quite a few slightly used Meles and they are all good. In fact I bought one like yours and a week later I bought another one and gave it to mmStan....
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    Aloha Capt., Bruddah mmStan brought this to my...

    Aloha Capt.,
    Bruddah mmStan brought this to my attention. My very first new uke had a similar end of fretboard, back in 1958. It had Spruce top too, wish I knew what brand it was, probably an import...
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    Aloha Bruddah, Da buggah sound gud. I get da...

    Aloha Bruddah,
    Da buggah sound gud. I get da exact same strings on my Wixom 5 stringer.
    Oh gud playing too...........Bo........
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    Wow, nice. I have the 6 string version of this...

    Wow, nice. I have the 6 string version of this and loving it......definite keeper.
    Good luck with the sale..............
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    I have that string on my new 5 stringer along...

    I have that string on my new 5 stringer along with Oasis strings. Love the feel and sound out of them. Bought my Fremont Soloist online for 5 bucks + 1 buck for shipping, good deal?
  22. Thread: Tone-Woods

    by 808boy
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    Aloha and Mahalo Mikey, Through PMs, you've help...

    Aloha and Mahalo Mikey,
    Through PMs, you've help me in my wood choices for my Wixom Tenor. You said you haven't seen my wood choices before, but sounded interesting. Well, the finished product has a...
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    Aloha Tony, Welcome to UU and the forum....

    Aloha Tony,
    Welcome to UU and the forum.
    Congrats on your new uke. Willie is a super guy to deal with. I too have a Wixom, actually 2 of them, 1 tenor and 1 concert.
    I seen you around on FB too....
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    Yeah, great memories with my Dad touring the...

    Yeah, great memories with my Dad touring the ships, Passenger Liners, Freighters, Tankers et all. Also went on the Presidential Lines Passenger ships as well as the Leilani though I don't know what...
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    Aloha Chuck, My Father was a Merchant Seaman for...

    Aloha Chuck,
    My Father was a Merchant Seaman for Matson Navigation Co. for many years. I fondly remember the merchant Freighters as well as the Passenger Liners. So which Famous Matson ship are you...
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