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    You can either put a capo on the 2nd fret to play...

    You can either put a capo on the 2nd fret to play in the correct key relative to the D6 tuning, or otherwise completely ignore that and just use the same fingerings shown in the song books, in the...
  2. At one time I was looking for Orcas strings, and...

    At one time I was looking for Orcas strings, and it seemed they were discontinued ~2014 and I could not find them for sale anywhere.

    Are these a recent purchase, or something that you've had for a...
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    That Timber bass sounds great! Thanks for...

    That Timber bass sounds great!

    Thanks for sharing this video!
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    Sounds great! Thanks for sharing :)

    Sounds great!

    Thanks for sharing :)
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    Kinda sounds like your intent here is to make an...

    Kinda sounds like your intent here is to make an orange taste like a banana, which would likely require all kinds of confectionery magic techniques, be quite 'messy' yet still not meet the objective....
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    Makes sense to me. I am into shapes, patterns and...

    Makes sense to me. I am into shapes, patterns and the starting position (which usually tells me what key I'm in).
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    IIRC, for the Kindle FireOS (which is based upon...

    IIRC, for the Kindle FireOS (which is based upon Android) there is an app for YouTube (which was recently re-instated after Amazon and Google made nice again after being at odds for a while), and if...
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    For context, I use only fluoro strings, usually...

    For context, I use only fluoro strings, usually Martin, and only change them if/when I notice they are having intonation issues, which is more obvious when playing up the neck, and not so obvious if...
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    Hey there Jared! That was such a fun song and...

    Hey there Jared!

    That was such a fun song and performance :)

    Your video made me smile wide and LOL because I have not heard that song in ages, so thank you for bringing some joy to my day!

    I...
  10. I was going to mention him too. If one...

    I was going to mention him too.

    If one searches YouTube, there are many interviews with him where he explains his technique and his reasons for playing without a pick.
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    This is really neat Daniel. Thanks for sharing :)

    This is really neat Daniel. Thanks for sharing :)
  12. Congrats! and thanks for sharing... For some...

    Congrats! and thanks for sharing...

    For some great soprano players, you might want to check out videos on YouTube of:

    - Samantha Muir
    - John King
    - Roy Smeck
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    Thanks for another great review Baz! This uke...

    Thanks for another great review Baz!

    This uke is really neat, and I am very impressed by what Pete and Shelley are creating. :)
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    FYI - Camsuke (the person playing in that video)...

    FYI - Camsuke (the person playing in that video) is a member here on UU. :)
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    Buddhuu thank you for the efforts here to...

    Buddhuu thank you for the efforts here to maintain decorum.

    Please stick around as a member - we need you here. :)
  16. Thread: Alice Strings

    by Joe King
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    this is interesting - do you have a link to these?

    this is interesting - do you have a link to these?
  17. I wonder if anyone on the International Space...

    I wonder if anyone on the International Space Station has been known to play the uke.

    If so, I've not seen any mention of it in the news reports over the years.

    Given the restrictions on...
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    Th OP should be advised that these ukes are steel...

    Th OP should be advised that these ukes are steel string and not nylon-type strings, and with magnetic pickups,they will only work with steel strings.
  19. Thread: BeatBuddy

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    UU member Olarte had shown and discussed in two...

    UU member Olarte had shown and discussed in two previous threads here from 2014 and 2015:
    ...
  20. Thread: Funky Frets

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    Thanks for the update. I am looking forward...

    Thanks for the update.

    I am looking forward to your photo diary of the event. :)
  21. I totally understand that. I'd consider it to...

    I totally understand that.

    I'd consider it to be the special "Jim Hanks Model", and the new owner would continue your legacy of creating great music.

    I dont play any 6-stringers, but if it...
  22. That looks wonderful and has a sweet sound. I...

    That looks wonderful and has a sweet sound. I really like the headstock logo being minimal and etched like that, and the soundhole rosette looks very "tactile" as Baz might say.

    Huge surprise to...
  23. Does this count? ...

    Does this count?

    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/forumdisplay.php?21-Regional-Get-Togethers

    I found it listed in the main list of sections for the UU forum.

    Go here to see more...
  24. Maybe this discussion can all be summed up...

    Maybe this discussion can all be summed up thusly:

    "Hawaiian is, as Hawaiian does..."
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    in that photo it looks like the strings are wound...

    in that photo it looks like the strings are wound starting at the bottom of the post, up to and exiting to the nut* at the top of the post.

    Seems to me that your break angle over the nut* is going...
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