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  1. GC typically has a surprising number of vintage...

    GC typically has a surprising number of vintage Martin ukuleles for sale online. I think many of them might come from family members who don’t know the value of the old uke grandma had in her closet....
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    I don’t worry about hanging guitars from yoke...

    I don’t worry about hanging guitars from yoke type hangers... I don’t even give a second thought to hanging an instrument as light as a ukulele.
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    Now it’s summer, my “players” are in either hung...

    Now it’s summer, my “players” are in either hung up in easy reach or flaked out on this chair or that. 119203

    ...no idea why the pic is upside down :/
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    I typically play at least four different ukes in...

    I typically play at least four different ukes in the course of a day..often more. Yesterday, for example, I played eight different ukes..though calling any of this ďpracticeĒ is a stretch.
  5. ...and if their largest diameters offered are...

    ...and if their largest diameters offered are listed on that chart, you wouldn’t be able to get a full set of uke strings anyway.
  6. For such a dynamic powerhouse price influencer,...

    For such a dynamic powerhouse price influencer, it’s pretty sluggish :rolleyes:
  7. Thanks for the heads up ;)

    Thanks for the heads up ;)
  8. They are model numbers assigned by the maker......

    They are model numbers assigned by the maker... there is a chart for them on another listing...search on eBay the following:

    100M Strong RU Fishing Line Japan Fluorocarbon Nylon Wire Outdoor...
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    Mike DaSilva makes ring lights with slanted heads...

    Mike DaSilva makes ring lights with slanted heads and bodies?


    :nana::nana:
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    .... or kids playing El Kabong

    .... or kids playing El Kabong
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    And don’t even get me started on the lousy...

    And don’t even get me started on the lousy intonation....
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    The first time I ever noticed the effects of a...

    The first time I ever noticed the effects of a ring light was in this video from the early 90s.... not that I ever knew it was called a ring light :rolleyes:


    https://youtu.be/fqng9NDqKB8
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    I bought a used Kiwaya KTS-4K (koa) here in the...

    I bought a used Kiwaya KTS-4K (koa) here in the forum. I searched the internet for others like it but could only find discussions of the very example that I owned. So I reached out to Takumi and...
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    My Martin looks like somebody used it to learn...

    My Martin looks like somebody used it to learn juggling :rolleyes: but it’s solid, it’s an easy and fast player and it makes a wonderful noise.
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    A Bb first position method we figured out works...

    A Bb first position method we figured out works best for my wife is to pivot the entire fretting hand, with the thumb pad in the middle of the back of the neck, until the thumb is pointing more...
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    I have succumbed to temptation.... pm sent.

    I have succumbed to temptation.... pm sent.
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    All the above, please. My current “go to” uke...

    All the above, please.

    My current “go to” uke is a post-war, pre-Hawaiian statehood Martin concert. I play it more than any other lately, and that by a good measure. It’s currently hanging in my...
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    Thumb index and middle for me. Whether guitar or...

    Thumb index and middle for me. Whether guitar or uke, thatís all Iíve been able to pick up. Especially since I always play alternating thumb, if I try to add fingers with a uke then I get double...
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    In the one pic when the post first went up, I...

    In the one pic when the post first went up, I couldn't even see if it had a decal or not ...with the added pics though, it looks like the oval white buttons on the tuners.
    Nice uke!

    Wish I had...
  20. Thread: Capo use

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    I pretty much transpose everything that isn’t in...

    I pretty much transpose everything that isn’t in a key that suits my voice or that presents difficulties with chord transitions that are easier to negotiate in other keys.

    Honestly, I wondered...
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    Not quite sure I understand you but the way I...

    Not quite sure I understand you but the way I interpreted photo B is that the thumb is still pressed against the back of the neck but closer to the edge of the fretboard, and the “web” is not in...
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    You got me.... I like it when second-hand ukes...

    You got me.... I like it when second-hand ukes already have them..not that I mind fitting a uke with end pins and strap buttons, but I feel weird doing so with really nice ukes.
    My Kiwaya KTT-2K...
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    A and B are OK for me. C is doable, but very...

    A and B are OK for me. C is doable, but very muddy which is OKish if Iím muting chords... like a Reggae strum.
  24. Agreed - my experience with cedar tops, though...

    Agreed - my experience with cedar tops, though limited to maybe 5 examples, is that they are pretty loud and often sound pretty amazing. It's one of my favorite top woods.
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    Vintage tenor banjos can be amazing when strung...

    Vintage tenor banjos can be amazing when strung in nylon as a baritone. I've been running a 1920s Lyon & Healy 17 fret tenor with an 11" head strung with Nylguts as a ukulele for going on 15 years...
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