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    no, that is in the okay range

    no, that is in the okay range
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    I recommend trying it for the low price. They...

    I recommend trying it for the low price. They have some very good stuff on there that should match your needs and abilities. The price is less than the gas price for driving one hour to your local...
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    You should also "bold" The challenge/goal as...

    You should also "bold" The challenge/goal as something to aspire to and not to expect to be successful at right away. After a year, I look a my fretting hand frequently. Other professionals I have...
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    Consider a "squeeze ball" to strengthen the hand...

    Consider a "squeeze ball" to strengthen the hand by exercising it. An old tennis ball is a good place to start (better than a new ball cuz of the resistance).
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    RG, it is unclear from your original post whether...

    RG, it is unclear from your original post whether the straps are needed for the flights or for the portion between flights. Would it work if you used one of your hard cases that fit the Clara and...
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    String tension decreases with the size of the...

    String tension decreases with the size of the uke. So if using tenor, maybe see if a concert feels better. The tension is also dependent on the thickness of the strings, so maybe some experimenting...
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    No bids yet, so Buy It Now: (a little higher than...

    No bids yet, so Buy It Now: (a little higher than the last winning bid of around $680+)
    GBP 595.00
    Approximately US $721.76
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    Start with the receipts. That should suffice for...

    Start with the receipts. That should suffice for a lot of the ukes. If they are currently on the market, use the new price and vendor as the appraisal.
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    Thread from Timms Ukuleles maker: ...

    Thread from Timms Ukuleles maker:


    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?140571-Heat-wave-problems
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    The sentiment is good. The overthink is there...

    The sentiment is good. The overthink is there also if this is about ukulele strings disposal.

    Who is sitting here consuming power on a phone, laptop, computer... reading this. Did you buy a cup...
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    aNueNue Koa Bird Tenor 5 at HMS

    5A Koa wood, other good stuff for only $3k.
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    Laughed my way through the list, EDW. Thanks for...

    Laughed my way through the list, EDW. Thanks for sharing!
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    I heard one played at a shop in Oahu a few months...

    I heard one played at a shop in Oahu a few months ago. The sound was definitely different than my KoAloha soprano and concert. It sounded thinner, with emphasis on the treble end. The worker at the...
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    What is striking is not the difference between...

    What is striking is not the difference between the sound output of the two, but rather the similarity of the sound outputs.
  15. Learn the C major scale and the notes on the...

    Learn the C major scale and the notes on the fretboard. On G string, that would be G, A, B. Then on C string, C, D. E string E, F, G. A string is A, B, C.
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    Congrats on the new uke. This could be the start...

    Congrats on the new uke. This could be the start of a great friendship!
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    They are very very similar in sound. The second...

    They are very very similar in sound. The second sounds a touch "fuller" so guessing that is the Farallon. Same strings on both?

    With such a similar sound, one might choose on the neck size/spacing...
  18. Sounds like a great trip, made even more special...

    Sounds like a great trip, made even more special by the involvement and generosity of Pops and the KoAloha family.
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    Be careful of size restrictions for carry on...

    Be careful of size restrictions for carry on bags. If it were just carrying your uke, it would likely be allowed. If it has a bunch of clothes and other personal items, they may limit you to the 22...
  20. If the tuners are tight, it is easy to overshoot...

    If the tuners are tight, it is easy to overshoot the tuning as you crank them to overcome the tightness and then it turns more than intended. You might try loosening them a bit if they feel tight...
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    "This option is not exactly out of the window....

    "This option is not exactly out of the window. But is highly dependable on wifey mood. I would still need an uke with me in case I don’t get the Kiwaya."

    Leave your uke at home, telling your wifey...
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    I have this same model and same pleasing color....

    I have this same model and same pleasing color. Your review is spot on. I actually like carrying it around in the dust bag as it is so portable ... throw it in my daypack with minimal fear of damage.
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    Uke Crazy is made by Kala. Price for used might...

    Uke Crazy is made by Kala. Price for used might be high since if you search uke gig bags, many new ones are that price or lower. One consideration is that your grandchild might want to pick out...
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    HMS/UkeSite is an important part of the ukulele...

    HMS/UkeSite is an important part of the ukulele community for me. I visit their site daily, watch and listen to their videos and demos, and consider them my number one site to purchase ukuleles. I...
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    Aloha Warehouse in SF Japantown has mid range and...

    Aloha Warehouse in SF Japantown has mid range and some high end ukuleles. Gryphon Strings in Palo Alto carries Kamaka and Martin. You can see their selection on their website. Ukulele Source in San...
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