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    A buddy has just bought a lovely top of the range...

    A buddy has just bought a lovely top of the range U-Bass and her E string is also very quiet.

    She contacted Kala, but because she bought it 2nd hand - they won't help her - even tho there seems to...
  2. Thread: Which Bass Uke

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    Kmise have now got a bass uke out as well .......

    Kmise have now got a bass uke out as well .... could be worth considering, specially if on a budget...
  3. Thread: Chief Noda

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    I was very sad to hear of Chief Noda's passing in...

    I was very sad to hear of Chief Noda's passing in a Facebook post today 27.12.18

    https://www.facebook.com/chifuru.noda/posts/10212722244083120

    (For those who do not use FB ....)

    On behalf...
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    ....I learned how to play Little Brown Jug and...

    ....I learned how to play Little Brown Jug and that was about it....

    LOL That was my first song too!! Then if any song was 'too high' or 'too low' for my voice, I'd just retune the uke up or...
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    Lovely!! Gorgeous tune, well played.

    Lovely!! Gorgeous tune, well played.
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    What an amazing coincidence! That would have...

    What an amazing coincidence!

    That would have been Janelle!! Her & husband Brian (who plays our Cajon) are highly valued members of our group! They were there to celebrate their 50th wedding...
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    Welcome, Woywoy! We must be twins ..... Little...

    Welcome, Woywoy! We must be twins ..... Little Brown Jug was the first ever uke song I ever played as well, back in the late 60s ..... and like you, I didn't play uke again til I found one in a 2nd...
  8. Wow! What a gorgeous looking uke, Patrick!! Do...

    Wow! What a gorgeous looking uke, Patrick!! Do you have some sound files?

    My brother in law will be here in a week or so - he is an accomplished guitar musician of many decades - I may wait til...
  9. Many thanks guys - I think we may be on the right...

    Many thanks guys - I think we may be on the right road here ....

    WOW! Patrick! Your archtop is almost a smaller twin brother to your Gibsone!! With 4 knobs & all - and WAY fancier than mine!!...
  10. Fantastic info there, Jer - MANY THANKS for all...

    Fantastic info there, Jer - MANY THANKS for all that! I will definitely play around with those screws & see what difference it makes!!

    I'd only ever seen this type of pickup on Guitars .... so...
  11. Hi Hms ..... not sure if the correct term .......

    Hi Hms ..... not sure if the correct term .... but the black thing at the bottom of the fret board is the pick up thingie. ;) (As in the pic above)

    Hi Anthony .... I found that thread yesterday...
  12. Thanks Patrick Yes, it has a pickup!! It is...

    Thanks Patrick

    Yes, it has a pickup!! It is very quiet if played without the amp! It is Low G, all metal strings & definitely a wound C string.

    With the Roland amp & all the different...
  13. C string on Acoustic Jazz Uke not as 'loud' as the G, E & A

    Hi guys

    I was lucky enough to recently win an Aiersi Tenor Jazz Ukulele - but when I play TAB on it thru my Roland Microcube RX Amp .... the C string is nowhere near as 'loud' as the other 3...
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    Welcome back, Tony A few of us are a bit...

    Welcome back, Tony

    A few of us are a bit missing in action these days, but like you, drop in now and then .... but still play uke! :D
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    Darn! I missed out on your songbook, Cam! :(. ...

    Darn! I missed out on your songbook, Cam! :(.

    As many have mentioned, quite a few of us ARE already Seniors and are/nearly retired ......

    My group plays at retirement homes every month ......
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    It's a great tune, isn't it? There are many...

    It's a great tune, isn't it? There are many variations of it ..... I reckon this one is the best tutorials ..... by fellow UU member Lowroller

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOFbRkEJjhI

    Here...
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    In the same write up (if you didn't read all of...

    In the same write up (if you didn't read all of it! ;) )

    ....There are only three of the Gibson banjo ukuleles which Formby used, and one was sold for 72,000 at auction to Queen's Brian May in...
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    Well done!! I LOVE Tom Lehrer songs - he is SO...

    Well done!! I LOVE Tom Lehrer songs - he is SO sarcastic on such a range of social issues! LOL

    It is amazing how 'relevant' they are to life & situations today - even tho they were written in...
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    Thank you SO much, Putter - you have some...

    Thank you SO much, Putter - you have some WONDERFUL TABs available to members!!

    Well done on some terrific songs!
  20. Also - keep an eye on the Classifieds here as you...

    Also - keep an eye on the Classifieds here as you may find one you like the look of at a much cheaper price than new - and this way, you can aim at a 'higher market uke' without the bigger cost!
    ...
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    I have 2 x Kala Travel Ukes with K&K external...

    I have 2 x Kala Travel Ukes with K&K external pickups, with no preamp - from memory, they recommended the purchase of their preamp at the time, for better performance!

    Like you, I get confused by...
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    Lots of Aussies in the Forum here, Cam! Well...

    Lots of Aussies in the Forum here, Cam! Well done on starting the group & now performing at the Pub - it takes guts to get up & do that!

    You'll only be getting better & better as a player, I...
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    Poll: HELP! STOP ME! I currently have 9 (which...

    HELP! STOP ME! I currently have 9 (which includes 2 that I bought for our Group's 'loan ukes' for members - do they count?) and I now have 2 more Concert Kala Travel Ukes with pickup/preamps that...
  24. Apart from Mainland Ukes (which are terrific bang...

    Apart from Mainland Ukes (which are terrific bang for your bucks) - have a look at Kala Travel Ukes - they are thinner in the body but have terrific sound - and are actually more comfortable to...
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    ALWAYS Loved this piece .... it is on my 'to do'...

    ALWAYS Loved this piece .... it is on my 'to do' list

    Thanks

    Roberta
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