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  1. Thread: Kamaka?

    by Xtradust
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    eBay is very loose about things like that. They...

    eBay is very loose about things like that. They seem to have a hands off attitude about listings and sellers.

    I don’t like the “range” pricing they permit on items. How can you find the...
  2. I teach 3rd graders and I teach them ukulele in...

    I teach 3rd graders and I teach them ukulele in groups of 6. They are 8 years old going on 9. I start with “On a Coconut Island” because it only has two chords, C7 and F. Then I move to Jambalaya...
  3. That’s a beautiful little Tangi and its in great...

    That’s a beautiful little Tangi and its in great shape. :)
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    I have a Ka-Lae Pineapple and the neck and sides...

    I have a Ka-Lae Pineapple and the neck and sides were carved from a single piece of wood. It sounds a lot like an old Kamaka Pineapple.
  5. Thread: Kala Ukes

    by Xtradust
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    I think Kala is a wonderful company that has done...

    I think Kala is a wonderful company that has done a lot to help promote ukuleles. They have the Makala range of instruments for those who don't want to spend much on their first uke. When started...
  6. Affordable? :) One uke comes to mind.... The...

    Affordable? :)

    One uke comes to mind....
    The Kala KA-ATP6-CTG tenor.
    "The KA-ATP6-CTG is a well-built ukulele. Its acacia and solid cedar tonewoods balance solid fundamentals with complex...
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    I found the liner notes for his album once and i...

    I found the liner notes for his album once and i think it said that he was playing some type of six string that he had cobbled together. I’m not able to find that info currently...
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    Hey Jerry! I've noticed the same thing....but,...

    Hey Jerry! I've noticed the same thing....but, it's not all Japan. It's just one seller, "Future_Japan".

    Their pricing is definitely on the high side. They currently have a used Martin S-O...
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    This is what Lardy’s database says about Lyra...

    This is what Lardy’s database says about Lyra (Bruno).

    “Bruno was founded in 1834, in New York City. For a brief period of time during the 1830's the company was in partnership with C. F. Martin,...
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    Im interested. I PM’d, but it says your mailbox...

    Im interested.
    I PM’d, but it says your mailbox is full. :)
  11. I actually love friction tuners. (I know.) ...

    I actually love friction tuners. (I know.)

    I find that most problems are because they are too loose. They need to be very tight. I like to get mine to the point that they don't turn smooth,...
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    Thanks for the list Mike! I had to click on...

    Thanks for the list Mike! I had to click on schedule once I got to the site. But WOW. I just looked at Friday. They schedule is seriously crazy. I think I saw 24 concerts/booth events just at...
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    I'm goin'. It's down the street.

    I'm goin'. It's down the street.
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    I bought some "Geared Banjo Friction Tuners" on...

    I bought some "Geared Banjo Friction Tuners" on ebay for $20 to see what I'd get. They work, roughly, but they are large and weigh a TON!

    The package from China was the size of a pack of...
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    I keep them all hanging in my office with the...

    I keep them all hanging in my office with the door closed. I have a humidifier and a digital hygrometer in the room and when the humidity gets below 50%, I turn on the humidifier.

    The room is...
  16. Anytime Kyle! Thanks for letting me borrow that...

    Anytime Kyle! Thanks for letting me borrow that sweet Uke for the past year!
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    The label inside looks like it has a Kala emblem....

    The label inside looks like it has a Kala emblem. I would also guess it is a tenor. Maybe a travel tenor, but the fretboard dots are too big.

    Is there some reason why you're trying to figure out...
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    If you have two grand to spend on ukes, be happy!...

    If you have two grand to spend on ukes, be happy! Because your happiness is what this is all about. :)
  19. I have a concert and I love it. I bought it for...

    I have a concert and I love it. I bought it for $65 used and I was so happy to get it I started talking uke with the seller and didn’t notice three big cracks. So it’s my travel Uke now, but it...
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    That’s kind of thing they sell in Tijuana at the...

    That’s kind of thing they sell in Tijuana at the border....with the blankets and piggy banks.
  21. Thread: Ipad / Tablet

    by Xtradust
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    I’m back to GoodReader. I tried Onsong for about...

    I’m back to GoodReader. I tried Onsong for about a year, but I didn’t use 1/10 of the features.

    GoodReader is user friendly and straight forward. It has everything I’ve ever needed. Editing,...
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    U-space is a cute little shop within the Los...

    U-space is a cute little shop within the Los Angeles Japanese Cultural Center. I think they sell coffee and Romero’s. (Tiny Tenor, etc.)
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    https://drive.google.com/open?id=14BJkx6qgfSZu3Hlp...

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=14BJkx6qgfSZu3Hlpox6G5N_lqng_2aI_

    After a while, I had to make the posts longer. :)

    If I close the door and turn on the cheapy humidifier, at the bottom of the...
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    There’s a Ernie Ball electric peg winder on...

    There’s a Ernie Ball electric peg winder on Amazon for $17 and I have a snark tuner with a snapped arm.

    I wonder if I could hot glue the snark tuner to the top front of the electric peg winder? ...
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    I love the hunt. Sometimes you find a gem,...

    I love the hunt. Sometimes you find a gem, sometimes you find a dud.

    Sometimes I’ll see a sad old vintage Uke that I know that I can fix up. I’ll buy it and give it to a kid.

    It makes the...
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