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  1. Thread: Hammer ons

    by mnb128
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    Not sure if anyone on this thread happens to...

    Not sure if anyone on this thread happens to watch The Ukulele Review Podcasts regularly on YouTube, but they recently put one up where Corey spends a lot of time going over hammer on and pull off...
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    Right now I’m picturing the poor OP sitting, head...

    Right now I’m picturing the poor OP sitting, head in hands, wondering “What the heck just happened here?”
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    I used to do eBay quite a lot but not so much...

    I used to do eBay quite a lot but not so much anymore. My strategy was simple. I only ever made one bid, and it was always my absolute max. I also never bid with more than 5 seconds left in the...
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    A Luthier or more knowledgeable person can...

    A Luthier or more knowledgeable person can correct me if I get any of this incorrect, but my understanding is that the back and sides of the instrument are often referred to as the tonewood. This is...
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    I'm going to go a different route and answer this...

    I'm going to go a different route and answer this based on pure looks.

    For all solid I'll go with this. I don't think any commentary is necessary.
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    Favorite non-all solid...
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    There’s a stunning Chocalate Heart Mango Mya-Moe...

    There’s a stunning Chocalate Heart Mango Mya-Moe soprano on eBay right now. It ain’t cheap, but it sure is purdy.
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    I’ve stayed out of this thread intentionally,...

    I’ve stayed out of this thread intentionally, because the subject matter is ripe for argument, but I’m gonna jump into the fire anyway with a couple of thoughts.

    1) The talent and skill involved...
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    The auction is now live. Happy bidding people....

    The auction is now live. Happy bidding people. I’ll be cheering you on from the sidelines.
  9. I had the pleasure of attending the Mountain...

    I had the pleasure of attending the Mountain Acoustics Luthier Festival in Burnsville, NC this weekend. All of the ukes from Luthiers for a Cause (referenced in Ukulele Eddie’s signature above) were...
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    I hear you Glenn. I have no argument with that. I...

    I hear you Glenn. I have no argument with that. I had an earlier post in this thread stating that my first experience with low g was so bad that I took the thing off after one song. After trying it...
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    Agreed! I love me some Pineapple Mango, both the...

    Agreed! I love me some Pineapple Mango, both the fruit and the song. It’s impossible to listen to and not smile. Seriously couldn’t imagine it with a high g. Then again, most people wouldn’t want to...
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    Exactly the same for me. The first low g string I...

    Exactly the same for me. The first low g string I tried was a Worth Brown. It was so boomy I literally took it off after one song. Then I saw the recommendations for the Fremont Soloist here on UU...
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    And it will come up again in another 10 years,...

    And it will come up again in another 10 years, simply because there’s no right answer...except maybe ‘I’ll take one of each please.’

    Joking aside, it’s great to hear other people’s experiences...
  14. Long, short, focused, or unfocused, I think we...

    Long, short, focused, or unfocused, I think we can all agree that your contribution to the community is great. I’ve learned a ton from you guys, and I’m sure I’m not alone there. I’d just like to...
  15. Guess it depends on your situation. I have the...

    Guess it depends on your situation. I have the joy (can’t believe sarcasm still doesn’t have a font) of spending way too much time in airports and cabs. The longer the better I say!
  16. Definitely agree. I've binge watched all of them...

    Definitely agree. I've binge watched all of them from 2019 over the past few days, and I can't count how many times I laughed out loud. There's a lot of good, useful info spread throughout as well. ...
  17. @Bill1 - Yeah, I hear what you're saying. ...

    @Bill1 - Yeah, I hear what you're saying. Personally, although I have a little bit of an infatuation with the Black Labels, I'm not in the market for one at the moment. Otherwise, I would've...
  18. KoAloha Black Label Tenor “Panther” on eBay

    Hello fellow UUers,

    Just wanted to make the Underground aware that there’s a KoAloha Black Label up for sale on eBay. It’s not mine, and I don’t know the person that’s selling it. Just thought...
  19. Thread: Hive Ukulele

    by mnb128
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    I agree with this completely. There’s something...

    I agree with this completely. There’s something about owning something that’s better than I am that makes me want to work at it, and when it comes down to it, most people can afford an expensive...
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    Howdy from Tennessee and welcome. Depends on...

    Howdy from Tennessee and welcome. Depends on who’s music you’re referring to. There’s a reason I play in a bunker with no witnesses! :wallbash:
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    This one’s easy for me. Moore Bettah, 100% curly...

    This one’s easy for me. Moore Bettah, 100% curly koa and no fancy inlay. Just pure, elegant, Hawaiian beauty with that Moore Bettah sound. My other dream was a Hive, but I just got on the build list....
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    Hello and welcome. I’m pretty new to ukulele...

    Hello and welcome. I’m pretty new to ukulele myself. Your question really depends on what ‘affordable’ means to you and what size you’re looking for. When I started looking, I got a lot of good info...
  23. Late in life?! I’m only 40! :p JK. Thanks...

    Late in life?! I’m only 40! :p

    JK. Thanks for the welcome.
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    Sticky: Ditto. All ukulele questions lead to the same...

    Ditto. All ukulele questions lead to the same place...underground.
  25. I wasn’t personally affected but know many that...

    I wasn’t personally affected but know many that were. My wife and I hiked Mt.Leconte 3 days before the fire exploded out of control and even at that time we could see smoke from what was, at that...
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