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  1. This is a nice thread with many intelligent...

    This is a nice thread with many intelligent remarks, especially for a complicated issue.

    The thing is, that we are not used to stop and think about all the choices we make; most of them are just...
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    Wow!!! Well, at least I've learned something...

    Wow!!! Well, at least I've learned something today. As for Koaloha I've never had the possibility to either see one "for real" or to hear one with their "fishy strings" ;) Perhaps I'll be blown...
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    There is no general rule for learning an...

    There is no general rule for learning an instrument...

    If you're looking at UU+, you might want to start with UUU 101. It really covers the basics of ukulele and Aldrine teaches a couple of songs...
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    Like most people said, strings are a personal...

    Like most people said, strings are a personal choice. I think most ukuleles come with Aquilas because they are good strings. When you hear the ukulele demos on HMS, many ukuleles sound good and have...
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    Love +++++

    Love +++++
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    This is not the first time I have seen a topic...

    This is not the first time I have seen a topic like this on a forum. This is not the first time a tragedy like this has occurred, in the US or elsewhere in the world. (about the same day this...
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    I saw a sign on a door in Montreal that said...

    I saw a sign on a door in Montreal that said "BEWARE WEIRD AND VISCOUS DOG"
    Although the sign made me smile, I would think twice if I were to knock on that door...
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    As for music theory for ukulele specifically, why...

    As for music theory for ukulele specifically, why not check out UU+, there's a whole course on music theory; though nothing on note reading...
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    Sorry but the only thing that comes to mind is...

    Sorry but the only thing that comes to mind is WOW!!!! It's gorgeous!!!!!
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    Hear what people tell you, but listen to your...

    Hear what people tell you, but listen to your instinct & wants.

    Personally, I started with a Kala concert, and very quickly realized that I didn't like the sound or feel and took the money I had...
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    One vote for me!!!!!

    One vote for me!!!!!
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    Happy birthday!!!! Great present! :o

    Happy birthday!!!! Great present! :o
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    Hi Jason and welcome / bienvenue to UU. If you...

    Hi Jason and welcome / bienvenue to UU.

    If you didn't know, Taimane Gardner will be playing in Paris this summer. (lucky)
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    Didn't know that expression, but it sure made me...

    Didn't know that expression, but it sure made me laugh, and I have to agree with you...
    Also think about the fact that you are lucky to have other people to play the ukulele with. In the city I live...
  15. This saddens me... I have had no contact with...

    This saddens me... I have had no contact with Fusion USA, only with HQ in the UK who are very enthusiast and quite keen on their customers... It's a shame that the philosophy of the company isn't...
  16. Fantastic customer service at Fusion bags

    Just an appreciation for the excellent customer service at Fusion bags.

    Over a year ago, I wanted to purchase a tenor F1 limited edition Fusion bag since I was going to travel overseas for the...
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    + 1...

    + 1 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    ok so if I get this straight: -Perfect...

    ok so if I get this straight:

    -Perfect intonation is indeed a myth for the most part
    -Strings, nut, saddle, and how hard you press the strings are parameters to consider when intonation is...
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    Exactly! I don't have the best musical ear, and...

    Exactly! I don't have the best musical ear, and don't want to get used to a faulty note sound.
    Granted, there aren't that many songs that play too high up the fretboard, but still, when I'm doing...
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    Flawless intonation, myth or reality?

    Hi all,

    I was wondering if on ukulele there is such a thing as flawless intonation.
    At the 12th fret, sounds like a perfect G5, C5, E5 and A5 right on the dot and the open strings are also right...
  21. I went on a trip to Montréal and took with me my...

    I went on a trip to Montréal and took with me my Kanile'a. I put it in my Fusion F1 bag in the overhead compartment. Didn't have any problems to go and back... Plus, on the return trip it was in in...
  22. Thread: String theory

    by tainauke
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    Thanks for the pdf Boatpaddle. I just don't...

    Thanks for the pdf Boatpaddle.

    I just don't quite understand the principle of intonation...
    Since all strings are different and not custom made for your ukulele, it is then normal to have it...
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    Thanks for all the info, I'm reassured. Just...

    Thanks for all the info, I'm reassured.

    Just wondering though, what is the 15/15 or 35/35 plan RichM wrote about? Is it just the name of the plan? Or something else?

    I also hear that the Tampa...
  24. Thread: UU+

    by tainauke
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    You can do both at the same time, using the...

    You can do both at the same time, using the Practice Sessions as "warm up" and then going on to the UUU classes...
    The Practice Session will help out with your dexterity, speed, and agility; all of...
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    Thank you all so much for your replies. I am...

    Thank you all so much for your replies.

    I am planning on moving to Florida, more precisely the Tampa Bay area.

    I am worried, because a friend of mine went to live in Montreal and she got...
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