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  1. I find wound Low-G and C strings to have a...

    I find wound Low-G and C strings to have a "Whang! Whang!" sound to them when strummed, that overpower the other strings. No matter how lightly I play them.

    When plucked fingerstyle, it is not as...
  2. A genuine lol! Love it. I hadn't heard that one...

    A genuine lol! Love it. I hadn't heard that one before. Cracked me up. :D
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    Poul I'm kinda dense. How does the 1.5 Nm...

    Poul I'm kinda dense. How does the 1.5 Nm (Newtonmeter) of torque translate to tightening the head? Is that the resistance you set on each tension hook nut? I've used a lot of torque wrenches, but...
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    Done with taxes, so I finally had the time to try...

    Done with taxes, so I finally had the time to try my DrumDial on my tenor Southern Cross Banjo Uke with an 8" dia pot.

    It's a bit difficult to do because of the strings and the armrest that take...
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    A very polarizing performer for uke players. He...

    A very polarizing performer for uke players. He was fun and interesting. And totally unique. Most people over 40 remember "Tiptoe Through the Tulips."

    I personally think he set ukulele instruments...
  6. Hi Rococoapuffs, In the photo of the back of...

    Hi Rococoapuffs,

    In the photo of the back of the uke, it looks like a seam in the Rosewood runs across the waist of the uke. I can see it in the Mya Moe construction and finished photos as well....
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    Welcome to the UU Forum TinEar! It looks like you...

    Welcome to the UU Forum TinEar! It looks like you are off to a great start.

    When things settle down, you might want to check out the uke clubs in your area. It's a lot more fun when you play with...
  8. What a great tool. Thanks for sharing this Mimmo....

    What a great tool. Thanks for sharing this Mimmo.

    Are you back up to full production now?
  9. Wow! Just wow. That is a beautiful tenor. Jake's...

    Wow! Just wow. That is a beautiful tenor. Jake's ukuleles are exceptional.

    If you are thinking about owning a premier, world-class, legacy instrument, this is one to seriously consider.
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    Hi MrE, Welcome to the UU Forum. Thank you for...

    Hi MrE, Welcome to the UU Forum.

    Thank you for your efforts to teach young children. It wonderful that you have been instructing the kids on playing the ukulele. I applaud your efforts.

    There...
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    Good luck, I hope the fugly green peanut works...

    Good luck, I hope the fugly green peanut works out for you.

    Do you have access to written music on your phone?
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    In general, as BuzzBD (Brad Donaldson) said, is...

    In general, as BuzzBD (Brad Donaldson) said, is the overall factor here.

    It takes an experienced luthier, designer, craftsman to have an idea of what kind of sound the wood will produce if they...
  13. Check out the rectangular Fremont Hard Cases....

    Check out the rectangular Fremont Hard Cases. Plenty of headroom in it. I got mine at Lucy's Ukuleles on Ebay. They come in tweed or black.

    133387133388

    If these don't do it for you, Mim's...
  14. Thread: Been too long

    by Kenn2018
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    Welcome back y'all.

    Welcome back y'all.
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    Welcome back! For me, it just takes days for me...

    Welcome back! For me, it just takes days for me to forget stuff. Chords I knew so well, I have to think about because I spent a couple of weeks trying to get my fingers to pick and fret notes instead...
  16. Hi wqking. I've seen many of your posts. It seems...

    Hi wqking. I've seen many of your posts. It seems you are an accomplished musician. Great that you found the ukulele. I too like the tenor. It suits me best.

    I use a solid or chambered electric...
  17. Thread: New to forum

    by Kenn2018
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    Hi Shown! Welcome to the UU Forum. We hope...

    Hi Shown! Welcome to the UU Forum.

    We hope you enjoy the site and playing your uke.
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    Many of the songs in the Yellow "Daily Ukulele" &...

    Many of the songs in the Yellow "Daily Ukulele" & Blue "Leap Year Edition" song books have a "First Note" to use to get the correct pitch for singing the melody of the song.
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    I think I'd experiment with different strings...

    I think I'd experiment with different strings before I'd start mucking around with the resonance of the top. Unless, of course that's your thing.

    I don't like most wound Low-G strings for exactly...
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    Hi Janet Rose, Congratulations on your retirement...

    Hi Janet Rose, Congratulations on your retirement and playing the ukulele. Love those jazz standards.

    Enjoy.
  21. Thread: your 1st song

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    At the beginners' table at my ukulele club, using...

    At the beginners' table at my ukulele club, using one of the club's loaner ukes, "Frere Jacques" using only a C chord. Then "Singing in the Rain" using an F and C7 chord.

    I sat at the beginners'...
  22. Get a hard case for your uke if you don't already...

    Get a hard case for your uke if you don't already have one. Buy a Boveda or D'Addario 49% HumidPack for stringed instruments with a sleeve. Keep the humidPack inside the case all the time. (I smush...
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    Ko'olau is the parent company of Pono. They want...

    Ko'olau is the parent company of Pono. They want to move and promote the brand's strings would be my guess.
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    He is located in Spain is probably the biggest...

    He is located in Spain is probably the biggest reason.

    It's a lovely KTM-00. I like my older one a lot.
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    Very nice looking Kanile'a I'll throw another...

    Very nice looking Kanile'a

    I'll throw another thought into the mix. If your Kanile'a is a newer model, it has the TruR truss-like bracing in it. Which gives, I think a slightly more balanced sound...
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