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    Holy moly Rocky! I bow to you sir.

    Holy moly Rocky! I bow to you sir.
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    Advantages to working from home

    This is something I never had hanging from my cube at my pre-Covid workplace. I get to take a uke breather now and then.
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  3. Thread: Fast Strumming

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    The triple strum is something you should be...

    The triple strum is something you should be familiar with also.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRbEpwZc-N0
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    Poll: Have to say no because I only wipe down a uke...

    Have to say no because I only wipe down a uke occasionally. My wife is a hospice chaplain so she wipes down her OUTDOOR uke with disinfectant when she plays music with patients.

    In theory I...
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    Reply from Scott from Outdoor Ukulele: "We...

    Reply from Scott from Outdoor Ukulele:

    "We wipe down our parts with Dawn soap before assembly and 90% isopropyl alcohol before shipping. Both of these are safe to use on the polycarbonate."
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    Thanks RafterGirl, I will pass that info on to...

    Thanks RafterGirl,

    I will pass that info on to my wife.
  7. The link didn't work for me. Did someone refinish...

    The link didn't work for me. Did someone refinish it along the way?
  8. We have 3 Mainlands at our house, tenor mahogany,...

    We have 3 Mainlands at our house, tenor mahogany, concert mahogany, baritone mango. Mainland puts on Ukulele World Congress every year, (except this year because of the pandemic). They have a great,...
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    Not shy but I had sent them an email with no...

    Not shy but I had sent them an email with no reply. Possibly they are swamped with the virus going on, so I asked here. Little snarky today?
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    Thanks for the suggestion, I see there is a...

    Thanks for the suggestion, I see there is a freecycle.org in Minneapolis. I might also just put them in one of those tiny free libraries.
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    Thanks all for the replies. I have a bottle of...

    Thanks all for the replies. I have a bottle of isopropyl alcohol 91% in the basement.

    Thanks
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    Outdoor Ukulele and sanitizer

    Hello,

    I just got my wife an Outdoor Ukulele so she doesn't leave her Mainland or Favilla in the car on frozen or steaming hot Minnesota days. She is a hospice chaplain and so visits people in...
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    Welcome from Minneapolis.

    Welcome from Minneapolis.
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    Star Trek Paperbacks - Logs 5, 6, 7, 8

    Hello,

    During the quarantine, I have been working on cleaning out the basement. Somehow now, my workbench is messier than when I started.

    Anyway, I came across this Star Trek 4 paperback set. I...
  15. OK that gave me a laugh.:D

    OK that gave me a laugh.:D
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    There is a purple Mahalo soprano hanging on our...

    There is a purple Mahalo soprano hanging on our wall. It does not have incredible tone or intonation but it works and I don't worry about what will happen to it while camping or with shifts in...
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    WP, Thanks for the ideas. I will follow the...

    WP,

    Thanks for the ideas. I will follow the links you posted. Hopefully all my tools will be razor sharp in a short time.

    Thanks,
    Doug
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    Kekani and anthonyg, Thanks to both of you for...

    Kekani and anthonyg,

    Thanks to both of you for answering. I will incorporate both your ideas in sharpening not only tools but also kitchen knives which are in bad shape at the moment.

    Just the...
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    From bad to not terrible at sharpening

    I would like to get better than "Not Terrible" at sharpening tools. I know that there are many ,many, many videos of people sharpening and at the end of each video they slice paper with their chisel...
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    Beautiful playing, instrument and scenery!

    Beautiful playing, instrument and scenery!
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    With ya brother!:)

    With ya brother!:)
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    I don't know that you missed anything. I like...

    I don't know that you missed anything. I like them one only one of my ukes, while other ukes in the house have M600s and Aquilas. Once I have a string set that I like, I don't experiment anymore....
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    I have to go along with Choirguy here. My wife...

    I have to go along with Choirguy here. My wife has a concert Mainland and I have a tenor. We have a third Mainland that we share which is a Mainland mango baritone. Come to Ukulele World Congress...
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    Looks beautiful.
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    Going to Hawaii? I love this plan. My wife and I...

    Going to Hawaii? I love this plan. My wife and I will join you.
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