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    At the low end IME itís even more important to...

    At the low end IME itís even more important to buy from someone reputable like Mim or Elderly. They wonít sell you a bad instrument, period.

    Whereas one time I went intentionally to pick up a...
  2. I have two tuned rentrant, one tuned linear

    I have two tuned rentrant, one tuned linear
  3. I suspect that the benefit of a French Polish was...

    I suspect that the benefit of a French Polish was due to impurities in ancient formulas .

    I’d be willing to bet there are better ways to apply shellac with modern versions
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    Nylon strings don’t have quite the same...

    Nylon strings don’t have quite the same resilience as do steel, but you can try pretty much anything up or down a tone with most bog standard uses.

    See if you can find a copy of The Uke Buke for a...
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    Whose arrangements do you want to play? Each...

    Whose arrangements do you want to play?

    Each tuning has possibilities the other does not. In the surviving literature for Renaissance guitar (a 4-course instruments tuned gcea...) there are...
  6. I remember that. Isn’t that a steel-string...

    I remember that. Isn’t that a steel-string version of their Baritone NUI?
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    RIP Neil Peart

    One of the nicest men in music.

    Uke cover of Closer to the Heart
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nHrebOp5rs
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    I like Kalas...but some of them have a body...

    I like Kalas...but some of them have a body resonance Exactly at Low D, which can make it sound like you're playing the open d with your foot..Play a few to be sure you're happy with its sound—they...
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    Baby Shark....

    Baby Shark....
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    Iím currently using an iPad Pro I bought...

    Iím currently using an iPad Pro I bought refurbished, 12.9Ē

    Iím running SongBook, which auto scrolls, so no page turner needed

    I use books for study. Thereís just too many of them to haul...
  11. On guitars I prefer 12-frets and nothing larger...

    On guitars I prefer 12-frets and nothing larger than a 000

    On ukes, I have no strong preference
  12. I know most of my intonation problems are caused...

    I know most of my intonation problems are caused by my squeezing too hard
  13. Google Knows All about James Taylor’s method of...

    Google Knows All about James Taylor’s method of “Sweetened Tuning,” though I’m not certain of its utility if you aren’t James Taylor playing James Taylor’s guitars . . . .
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    Nothing like the sound of a JCM 900....

    Nothing like the sound of a JCM 900....
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    Strings are (relatively speaking) Cheap, but are...

    Strings are (relatively speaking) Cheap, but are our physical connection to the instrument. Every combination of Uke, Player, and Music is going to feel and sound different to you.

    Whether it’s...
  16. Looking for 8-string Baritone to play 2-2-2-1

    Guys,

    I've been playing Renn Guitar repertoire on a Bari strung for Low G.

    While a bari is roughly the right scale, a Renn guitar had double courses on 2, 3, and 4.

    What I'm imagining is an...
  17. As is often the case, the issue isn’t “ this...

    As is often the case, the issue isn’t “ this doesn’t exist “ but rather “OMG, so many choices! How do I choose?”

    Can you get to a shop where you can plug your Venue into a bunch of different amps?
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    Cool! Got pictures?

    Cool!

    Got pictures?
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    As a data point, serious classical guitarists...

    As a data point, serious classical guitarists typically replace their trebles twice as often as their basses.
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    I’ve seen sets marked “Tenor/Baritone” but I’ve...

    I’ve seen sets marked “Tenor/Baritone” but I’ve not tried them.
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    Well it works so far...tension is soft, so I’m...

    Well it works so far...tension is soft, so I’m not worried about pulling the bridge

    I think I’ll eventually wind up with Living Waters. The Worths are for smaller ukes, so there’s no “two sets...
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    Thanks! As it happens I found a Worth SOPRANO...

    Thanks!

    As it happens I found a Worth SOPRANO Low G set lying around (BL-LG). While it's a smidgeon fatter than the Southcoasts, the tension is actually a bit lower. A bit of an expensive...
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    Thanks. I have my Pono "Nui" is baritone tuning,...

    Thanks. I have my Pono "Nui" is baritone tuning, currently with Worth B-Bs.

    My Kala spruce top Bari is pulling duty as a Rennaissance four-course guitar, which were "Low G" at 19" scale, hence...
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    Thanks! I'll check those out

    Thanks! I'll check those out
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    I was on a Kala spree for a bit. I have a spice...

    I was on a Kala spree for a bit. I have a spice tenor and a spruce Bari, both low g.

    The Bari is the object of today’s saga.
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