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    Checking in... Original Poster :-) The...

    Checking in... Original Poster :-)

    The Journey…. [I’ve been signed out since the US holiday and as such just catching up on posts since 05/24]

    To “respond” to a number of the comments that may...
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    To the participants and thread watchers, thanks...

    To the participants and thread watchers, thanks for hanging in with us. A second variable has entered the conversation and may allow me to bring some conclusions to this matter.

    Responding to...
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    @anthonyg Thanks. By all means, don't make this...

    @anthonyg
    Thanks. By all means, don't make this a priority! I dumped a lot of info out there. .... FWIW, in the event you're unfamiliar with the Romero STC.... It's described as follows, " ST...
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    Must have gotten frustrated from trying to...

    Must have gotten frustrated from trying to improve intonation.....
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    FollowUp Clarification (widen your viewing screen for best data layout)

    :-) Your points were not overlooked, but perhaps my cut n’ paste effort failed to include the scale info as intended. I've captured the information, re-measured both the Romeros (see [Note*] ), and...
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    My final notes: Just some clarification on my...

    My final notes:
    Just some clarification on my measurement process. First, I used a digital caliper for the nut-to-fret for frets 1 thru 9. To get the center value for the frets, I sampled the...
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    OP here - followup ( 3:40 CST ) Intonation...

    OP here - followup ( 3:40 CST )
    Intonation Measures.
    Part two.
    Using the StewMac calculator suggested by “anthonyg” (thank you!), a digital caliper, and a metric scale 400mm ruler I took...
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    OP - First reply. I'm honored by the number of...

    OP - First reply.
    I'm honored by the number of replies and the wisdom you've shared. To @anthonyg you've fulfilled my need-to-know and delighted my curiosity. I'll add to this reply shortly (...
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    (Another) Intonation Question…

    Sometimes having good tools to measure parameters can be damaging to ones’ mental health.

    I’m reminded of an observation by a favorite college professor, “ I didn’t know I was poor as a kid until...
  10. Good idea. I'd still let the manufacturer and...

    Good idea. I'd still let the manufacturer and seller know by sending pictures with a dated correspondence. That way 1) if they are familiar with what causes it they may recommend a different path,...
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    Conclusion that raising my arm away from...

    [/QUOTE]Conclusion that raising my arm away from my body to clear the uke body is the source of the soreness. The Clara is thin enough to not cause any pain, but the deeper the body, the greater the...
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    Can you play, "Up A Lazy River....." ?!!? :-)

    Can you play, "Up A Lazy River....." ?!!? :-)
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    Yep. Noticed it... That's the same knot I used...

    Yep. Noticed it... That's the same knot I used to tie up my boat.... ;-)
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    In both my quality 'ukes I have...

    In both my quality 'ukes I have thru-the-bridge/body stringing. Will using beads cause any issues, like buzzing?
  15. I thought so, too. On Matt's website (Noah) is...

    I thought so, too. On Matt's website (Noah) is listed 4-5 dealers; the one I could get to display prices in US currency was Eaglemusic. I selected the Solid Spruce & Rosewood Soprano, and in the...
  16. I'd head over to the StewMac website and see if...

    I'd head over to the StewMac website and see if they have posted any repair videos or tech posts on repairing cracks like that on your 'ukulele. They have some really detailed videos on all kinds of...
  17. Nicely done.... I'm a subscriber :-)

    Nicely done.... I'm a subscriber :-)
  18. Thanks from me, too. Watching the various videos...

    Thanks from me, too. Watching the various videos of your team interacting and "teaching" (whether intended, or not) gave me extra confidence when I chose to purchase my first quality 'ukulele from...
  19. Related to FedEx... I've changed my "delivery"...

    Related to FedEx... I've changed my "delivery" choices with both FedEx and OOPS (aka UPS). After "joining" (as a member of each delivery service) I am able to re-direct delivery to one of their...
  20. Love to have one.... but ....

    ... the shipping $$ is over $200 to the US. I contacted Matt and he has no US distributors so we are at the mercy ( mercy mercy mercy ) of the overseas shipping oligopolies.

    So, if there's...
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    From experience. I bought both the HPL Soprano...

    From experience. I bought both the HPL Soprano and Concert. Both have the "old" E.n.y.a strings installed AND there is a set of Aquila strings with the kit. Grandson LOVES the Soprano and me (with...
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    I concur with the suggestion to visit Barry Maz's site ( gotaukulele.com ) for reviewing his Reviews. He provides a video overview AND a concise written review. He's been at it for years and his...
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