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    Late to this discussion, but for what it's worth,...

    Late to this discussion, but for what it's worth, I bought a Bruce Wei solid acacia off of ebay a couple of years ago. When I got it, it was a beautiful looking little thing, with the Hawaiian...
  2. Thread: Help needed!

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    Practice, perhaps? /snark :cool:

    Practice, perhaps?

    /snark
    :cool:
  3. Thread: Warm Strings

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    In my experience, the Aquila Super Nylgut have a...

    In my experience, the Aquila Super Nylgut have a rather warm tone to them - at least in my opinion and when used with koa. Certainly when compared to the Fremont Blacklines, anyway, which have much...
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    Congrats! If you're anything like most of us...

    Congrats! If you're anything like most of us (sorry for the audacity of speaking for others) you'll find that you'll want to "practice" as much as possible and will soon feel weird when you aren't...
  5. I know I'm late to this discussion, but I got...

    I know I'm late to this discussion, but I got this advice a long time ago when I got my first guitar and it holds up no matter the instrument.

    1. Find an upper limit of what you can afford. Not...
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    Don't stress. Don't get frustrated. Don't worry....

    Don't stress. Don't get frustrated. Don't worry.

    It's easy to get overwhelmed at first - especially if this is your first instrument. But take a breath and remember that even Mozart, Jake, and...
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    get Ukulele Fretboard Roadmap by Sokolow &...

    get Ukulele Fretboard Roadmap by Sokolow & Beloff. It's about $15. Well worth the price. That should do you.
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    Actually, I've found that, while possibly...

    Actually, I've found that, while possibly subjective, the difference in sound, playability, feel, etc between a $150 Ohana, a $400 Pono, and a $1,000 Kanile'a are quite tangible and are noticed by...
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    Totally OT - but asking for help

    I'm sorry, but donation solicitations are not allowed.

    Best of luck,
    -seeso
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    I highly doubt the neck is bolted on. At least...

    I highly doubt the neck is bolted on. At least it wasn't on the K1 I owned, nor on any I've ever had the pleasure of holding/playing
  11. Hey Frets - On the one hand, the fiddler may...

    Hey Frets -

    On the one hand, the fiddler may be correct in that focusing like a laser on one instrument will greatly improve your proficiency with it, he's still a bit of a tool. Besides, if he's...
  12. Screamin' Jay Hawkins was a wild man. One of my...

    Screamin' Jay Hawkins was a wild man. One of my favorite all-time faves of all time. That cat was just out there.
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    Like this?


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbfnP3nhghk
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    You'd better :)

    You'd better :)
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    She's doing good. We've got an appt on Friday to...

    She's doing good. We've got an appt on Friday to give her the all-clear for any procedures, and then a consult with the specialist after that. Fingers crossed, and all.

    Big mahaloz for asking...
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    Oh, it was the right uke for me. In fact, I knew...

    Oh, it was the right uke for me. In fact, I knew it was "The One" and after I got it I had no interest in any other. But I had to make a choice. It's a long tale, but the short story is I have a...
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    I showed love to my uke by making sure it went to...

    I showed love to my uke by making sure it went to a very good home.

    :)
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    Seems like the overwhelming response is that a...

    Seems like the overwhelming response is that a bunch of folks who've been playing guitar for a long while recently decided to give the uke a try and like it a lot!

    I'm one of the very few (it...
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    Dude owes me about $50 for keeping my mouth shut...

    Dude owes me about $50 for keeping my mouth shut about *that night*.

    Remember, Jim? A deck of cards, the extra large bottle of shoyu, some one-eyed floozy with an uncontrollable arm spasm, and a...
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    First time I ever picekd up an 'ukulele was in...

    First time I ever picekd up an 'ukulele was in Hawai'i about 15 years back. I was living with my wife's extended family, and her uncle had some buddies over for some pau hana beers. They got to...
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    As others have said, if both of you are actually...

    As others have said, if both of you are actually playing a "C" then it should sound fine. Double check to see if you're playing the same shape or chord, because they are different.
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    It's interesting to see how often the concept of...

    It's interesting to see how often the concept of getting paid is what defines whether someone is a musician or not. Myself, I couldn't agree less. There are plenty of people in the music business...
  23. Thread: Nut Fell Off

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    That sounds painful.

    That sounds painful.
  24. Thread: "The One"

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    Had it. Will get another one at some point. Ah,...

    Had it. Will get another one at some point. Ah, well ...
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    Well, I would never dare question the collective...

    Well, I would never dare question the collective conclusion of a group :)

    Still, I'm just quite happy to be a guy who plays the uke and (to a lesser extent) guitar. When I play I feel happy. ...
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