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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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    Jim, Are you following up with a song in that...

    Jim,

    Are you following up with a song in that tuning?
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    Enjoyed your tune a lot. Do you make it to UWC...

    Enjoyed your tune a lot. Do you make it to UWC every year?
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    I am not saying that I never play my other ukes....

    I am not saying that I never play my other ukes. I have a Martin Travel Uke that I take when flying. I get the other ones out once in a while, my Favilla soprano has a sweet sound and is easier to...
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    Multiple Ukes - Mainly play one

    Began playing uke a long time ago. I didn't do much with the uke for a number of years but my wife found one at a garage sale around '95. After that I got interested in the uke again. After...
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    You might want to read this thread: ...

    You might want to read this thread:

    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?70450-REAL-Martin-Ukulele-Kit
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    Checked out iZotope online. Some good reviews....

    Checked out iZotope online. Some good reviews. Looks like a good way to get into recording without purchasing a whole studio worth of equipment and better quality than just using your phone or...
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    My guess is that the low G will be a bit out of...

    My guess is that the low G will be a bit out of tune up the fretboard. My suggestion is to play it for a bit the way it arrives to make sure that it is playing in tune, then put your low G in.

    The...
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    Welcome to UU. My wife is also a uke playing...

    Welcome to UU.

    My wife is also a uke playing chaplain. How many can there be?
  10. I don't see why you feel silly posting this. As...

    I don't see why you feel silly posting this. As far as I can see, it fits in the Audio/Video section. Wish I had some suggestions for fiddle pickups. I have been happy with Fishman under-saddle...
  11. The librarians! Why - because who would suspect...

    The librarians! Why - because who would suspect them.
  12. We used to get AM radio stations on a regular...

    We used to get AM radio stations on a regular basis with our upstairs recording computer. I believe aluminum foil hats helped to shield the AM stations while breaking up alien high frequency...
  13. That helps, thanks for the reply. I guess I will...

    That helps, thanks for the reply. I guess I will scrap 2 wireless mic systems from this place and keep the 3rd one which operates in a legal frequency band for wireless mics.

    Thanks
  14. Wireless Mic Frequencies no longer available

    I never much liked wireless mics but they have their place. I have been sorting through sound equipment at a place where I volunteer. Some of the stuff is junk and some is fine.

    Some frequencies...
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    Remembered that my son had given me a saw just...

    Remembered that my son had given me a saw just the right width for frets so I sacrificed a small length of fret wire on an experimental block of wood then, widened the slot on the uke and now the...
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    bazuku, Glad I asked because I was just going...

    bazuku,

    Glad I asked because I was just going to wing it and then it occurred to me that I had no idea what I was doing. This is great information. I will give it a shot this weekend.

    Thanks...
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    Slot wide enough for fret?

    Greetings all,

    I am fixing this old Favilla for my wife. I am fine replacing the the nut, shaving down the bridge and replacing the tuners but I have never installed a fret before. This is one of...
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    Very nice, light and airy pretty song.

    Very nice, light and airy pretty song.
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    Nice voice, enjoyed it.

    Nice voice, enjoyed it.
  20. This is one of the things that brought me to UU...

    This is one of the things that brought me to UU in 2009.
  21. I have bought and sold many instruments in my...

    I have bought and sold many instruments in my life. The only instrument I now wish I had kept was a 1927 lyon and Healy mandolin. If you need the money for other priorities, sell it. Otherwise hang...
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    I had a quality glass file that the local guitar...

    I had a quality glass file that the local guitar society was selling, it worked well until I accidentally broke it. I also had one like Laurie described that wore smooth in a short time. I would like...
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    Thanks for the review. In the past, I have given...

    Thanks for the review. In the past, I have given lessons. I quit because when parents are told not to buy an instrument like this for their children to learn on, they somehow hear: "buy the cheapest...
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    As Jim says "practice and trial and error". I...

    As Jim says "practice and trial and error". I find that getting the track right in the beginning is more successful than "Noise Removal". I almost always use normalization after recording a track,...
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    One speaker that I owned in the past turned out...

    One speaker that I owned in the past turned out to have some loose wires. Tie wraps that were holding the wires in place deteriorated and the wires and tie wraps buzzed against the woofer.
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