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    Thanks a lot for your input, I'll definitely try...

    Thanks a lot for your input, I'll definitely try some banjo(lele) and mandolin cases whenever I'll have the chance.

    It's actually really hard to find a proper physical music store with a decent...
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    Sorry to bring back this old topic but I recently...

    Sorry to bring back this old topic but I recently bought a Howlett Vita Uke soprano. I tried all my hardcases (probably around 5-7 different ones) and none of them fits the Vita.

    Any suggestions?...
  3. Just put a set on my Libero soprano by Marco...

    Just put a set on my Libero soprano by Marco Todeschini:

    Although they seem just as squeaky as always, I have to admit that I like the sound and feel, especially that they have way less string...
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    Poll: I just ordered two sets for a taropatch build and...

    I just ordered two sets for a taropatch build and went for the nickel ones. This is what Peter Hurney told me: About 14 gr for eight black tuners compared to about 24 gr ounces for eight nickel...
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    I ordered a few sets a while back and finally had...

    I ordered a few sets a while back and finally had the chance to try them out. I had a plan for them all along since the hard tension set has the exact same gauges as Aquila nyleguts which I never...
  6. There you go: https://youtu.be/tIwPr8we5_c

    There you go:


    https://youtu.be/tIwPr8we5_c
  7. Congrats! Her sister's with me :D : 127241 ...

    Congrats! Her sister's with me :D :

    127241

    Anyway, Liam playing your's made me place a new order right away. There's a taropatch coming my way sometime in 2021. :cool:
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    If you liked Daniel Ward's ukulele meditations I...

    If you liked Daniel Ward's ukulele meditations I highly recommend Elisabeth Pfeiffer's new book Fingerstyle etudes: https://www.elisabethpfeiffer.de/en/books-2/

    It's a collection of 30 pieces -...
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    ...and that exactly might be the problem. :D I...

    ...and that exactly might be the problem. :D I got a soprano Moonbird (right after the lockdown started :D ) and it sounds and feels great. It's just too perfect to be true. Anyway, it just does not...
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    When I asked Liam about it, he said that in his...

    When I asked Liam about it, he said that in his opinion it just looked odd if a fretboard ended before the soundhole. And who ever needed more than 12 frets on a soprano? :p
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    Mine is a bit older and has the standard...

    Mine is a bit older and has the standard fretboard, I suppose. It was called "Maui" model back then and has more or less the same construction as the "Ike" (+ the vintage body shape and the Nunes...
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    Mine also is a spruce/koa combo and I still love...

    Mine also is a spruce/koa combo and I still love it like on the day I received it.

    I'm sure you already found pictures of it, http://ukulelezeit.de/die-entstehung-meiner-wunderkammer-ukulele/, and...
  13. It was even earlier (NAMM 2016) when they...

    It was even earlier (NAMM 2016) when they officially went cheesy: https://www.instagram.com/p/BAQeW1rLJ7i/?igshid=bdmeunxdogh8. Same year they changed the bridge design. So sad. :(
  14. Not a Light Bird but maybe this is an option for...

    Not a Light Bird but maybe this is an option for you: https://www.musikhaus-sedlmeyr.de/shop/ann-uc1k.html
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    Dave Morgan is building a batch of island...

    Dave Morgan is building a batch of island sopranos as we speak:

    https://www.facebook.com/djmorganukuleles/photos/a.1658288004452900/2746304768984546/?type=3&theater

    Maybe you can reach out to...
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    Aha! So it’s you who got SUS‘s last Moonbird. :D...

    Aha! So it’s you who got SUS‘s last Moonbird. :D I was putting it in and off my cart for days. Congratulations!

    Anyway, there actually is another source of Anuenues in Europe:...
  17. Thread: Rubbenstroth?

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    Elmar is a hobby builder from Germany; I met his...

    Elmar is a hobby builder from Germany; I met his brother a few times. He used to bring a ukulele or two to a German/Dutch ukulele festival. That's where Welti got his maple soprano from.

    I think...
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    Why the ridiculously huge soprano and concert...

    Why the ridiculously huge soprano and concert bridges though? Such a pity, I really like the headstock.
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    Aaaand? :D

    Aaaand? :D
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    I do not know in what quantity but there still...

    I do not know in what quantity but there still seem to be ukes coming from IMUA. There are some pretty nice Koa custom tenors getting ready for Christmas right now. For more info, visit Jorma‘s...
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    Looks gorgeous! And sounds as it looks. :) ...

    Looks gorgeous! And sounds as it looks. :)

    Aaron is about to start mine any minute now. Actually, I thought, he already started building; then I noticed that it is yours. The set of myrtle I...
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    Sad news indeed. For those of you who haven't...

    Sad news indeed.

    For those of you who haven't heard of Claus. In the German ukulele community he was a true legend.
    Just a few weeks ago, I visited him in his workshop and he told me his story of...
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    Just now discovered this thread and read through...

    Just now discovered this thread and read through most of it – no one said strap buttons yet?

    There are and were quite a few ukes at the marketplace that I might have been interested in – if only...
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    I stopped the day I bought my first uke; the...

    I stopped the day I bought my first uke; the strings I got for my guitar that day are still sealed.
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    Which one exactly? I just chose the wood combo...

    Which one exactly? I just chose the wood combo for mine. :)
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