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    I bet there was a bit of natural variation in...

    I bet there was a bit of natural variation in the wood to begin with, then add the finish, which could darken up via UV light exposure, also sweat, body oils, smoke etc.
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    Thanks all. Oops, I messed up the thread title. ...

    Thanks all. Oops, I messed up the thread title. Unfortunately, there is apparently no way to edit it, once posted.
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    Games People Play

    A song by Joe South

    https://youtu.be/ywU466y28bY
  4. Wow, very cool. Talk about respect for the...

    Wow, very cool. Talk about respect for the land/environment!
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    Was trying to figure this one out, and see that...

    Was trying to figure this one out, and see that I'm not alone, with sweet versions already posted. Will give his one a whirl anyway, with a bit of a different spin. Thanks to Ylle for hosting his...
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    John, that is wonderful. Great song, killer uke...

    John, that is wonderful. Great song, killer uke tone and playing, vocals & production, it's all there! Kudos.
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    Thanks for helping on such a weighty issue ;)

    Thanks for helping on such a weighty issue ;)
  8. If you're looking for old-timey stuff, the...

    If you're looking for old-timey stuff, the Ukester Brown website has lots of song sheets and sound clips/videos.
    https://www.ukesterbrown.com/
  9. Thread: Aperture

    by Ukecaster
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    Mike, thanks for your kind words.

    Mike, thanks for your kind words.
  10. I could be wrong, but always thought the Kanilea...

    I could be wrong, but always thought the Kanilea labels showed the date as the first 4 digits of the serial number, e.g. in the pics below the 1019 represents October 2019, and the other one 0717 is...
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    It's like the local furniture store that...

    It's like the local furniture store that periodically has the Going Out of Business Sale signs plastered across the front windows...they never close.
  12. Thread: New on board

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    Welcome to UU, and back to ukes! Way to go on...

    Welcome to UU, and back to ukes! Way to go on the killer uke selection! Wow!
  13. Sounds like a longneck soprano may work for you: ...

    Sounds like a longneck soprano may work for you: same small soprano body, cool soprano sound, but concert scale, so more room between the frets.
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    I like string-thru. Looks cleaner, and no...

    I like string-thru. Looks cleaner, and no annoying string ends poking you in the arm as you play. I had one tie-bar tenor, where the bridge popped off. After I glued it back on, I converted it to...
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    I've tried tuning down tenor strings to A, and...

    I've tried tuning down tenor strings to A, and yes the strings were a bit floppy, but it sounded good, but way lower than I was accustomed to. I remember ukulele virtuoso Ukulelezaza writing the he...
  16. Thread: Aperture

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    Thanks Joseph & John. Yes, I don't get up the...

    Thanks Joseph & John. Yes, I don't get up the neck too often, but hope to improve on that.
  17. Thread: Aperture

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    Aperture

    I recently heard this fine song "Aperture" by the band Sleeping at Last, unknown to me until yesterday. The original version was written by the band's Ryan O'Neal, and features the ukulele...
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    I recently heard this fine song "Aperture" by the...

    I recently heard this fine song "Aperture" by the band Sleeping at Last, unknown to me until yesterday. The original version was written by the band's Ryan O'Neal, and features the ukulele...
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    Some vaccine humor 132614

    Some vaccine humor

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  20. Thread: Sugar, Sugar

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    Sugar, Sugar

    Anybody still playing Aquila Sugar strings? Haven't heard much about them lately. I'm trying to optimize a mahogany tenor, and put on a slightly used set of Sugars, the more recent ones that Mimmo...
  21. Probably 1919-1920, as seen by the position dot...

    Probably 1919-1920, as seen by the position dot at the 9th fret. It was moved to the 10th fret later. Also, the end of the fretboard shape is a bit flatter, and was changed to a more rounded curve...
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    Young Dave, your songs always bring a smile,...

    Young Dave, your songs always bring a smile, thanks for that!
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    Very cool Joseph. Looks like alot of fun too!

    Very cool Joseph. Looks like alot of fun too!
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    I've seen some players do that, usually very good...

    I've seen some players do that, usually very good fingerstyle players, and feel it may be just a stylistic flourish, perhaps for rhythmic purposes?
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    Pau Ferro or Ebony

    The specs on this Elite tenor listing say it has a pau ferro fingerboard and bridge. But it sure looks like ebony to me. Whaddya think?

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