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    Hey CGCE71 -- A couple of months ago (maybe...

    Hey CGCE71 -- A couple of months ago (maybe more), I started a very similar thread. My Ohana baritone has intonation problems. My post led to a rather detailed technical discussion of intonation,...
  2. Thread: NUD Romero

    by John boy
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    Yes, nice selection! I'm sure you will be happy...

    Yes, nice selection! I'm sure you will be happy with it. If you have a chance, post some a sound file or two.
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    What Jim said. I have my Ohana baritone uke...

    What Jim said. I have my Ohana baritone uke tuned that way (A-D-F#-B). I'm using classical guitar strings (with the G string tuned down a half-step to F#). Classical guitar strings are the only...
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    You may already have the advice you need by now,...

    You may already have the advice you need by now, but in case you're still wondering, I'll pile on. What part of California do you live in? If you're in one of the major metro areas (LA, San Diego,...
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    Thanks for the info, Peter. Very nice all around...

    Thanks for the info, Peter. Very nice all around -- the playing, the recording, the uke.
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    Very nice playing and a nice quality recording,...

    Very nice playing and a nice quality recording, too. Just going by ear, it sounds like your six-string is tuned in guitar tuning -- correct? And thanks for posting this beautiful piece.
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    Wow, that is beautiful. How's the neck -- thick...

    Wow, that is beautiful. How's the neck -- thick and chunky, or slim, or in between? Also, what strings do you use on it?
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    It's a shame to give up on your desire to play a...

    It's a shame to give up on your desire to play a tenor instrument. Is there a musical instrument shop near you that carries any, or could order one for you? That would be more reliable than dealing...
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    Kibes, I join the others in thanking you for a...

    Kibes, I join the others in thanking you for a wonderful post. I'm glad it's working out so well for you, both challenging you and rewarding you. Continued success and enjoyment with your ukes!
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    Dohle, I have a Kala bari with solid cedar top...

    Dohle, I have a Kala bari with solid cedar top and lam acacia back and sides. I realize this isn't the Kala bari you are considering, but I'll just mention that I think my Kala is very well made,...
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    I will be interested in seeing people's responses...

    I will be interested in seeing people's responses to this. I'm familiar with non-wound ukulele strings, but not with flatwound. For non-wound strings, Worth Browns are really nice, but higher...
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    I guess that's where they got (stole) the cartoon...

    I guess that's where they got (stole) the cartoon from. Thanks!
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    My list is too numerous to mention. But the...

    My list is too numerous to mention. But the question reminds me of a cartoon I once saw in a music magazine (I forget which one). It showed a pianist playing in a saloon-type place, and he has a...
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    Got it, thanks Jim.

    Got it, thanks Jim.
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    Pardon my ignorance here, this is a good leaning...

    Pardon my ignorance here, this is a good leaning experience for me. By asking about bari-tenor strings, do you mean strings that are designed to fit both bari's and tenors? Couldn't regular ol'...
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    Wow! That's a beauty. I'm sure you're enjoying...

    Wow! That's a beauty. I'm sure you're enjoying it. Happy holidays to you as well.
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    Well, Hawaiiguy, did you get one?

    Well, Hawaiiguy, did you get one?
  18. Thread: Tenor Guitar

    by John boy
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    Classical guitars also usually have slightly...

    Classical guitars also usually have slightly wider fingerboards, to accommodate the nylon strings. The wider neck makes it a bit harder to form barre chords on all six strings. Calls for slightly...
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    Right, it is the Kala laminated ziricote that I...

    Right, it is the Kala laminated ziricote that I was interested in.
  20. Thread: Roadie 2

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    Yikes!! That is one expensive tuner. Looks like...

    Yikes!! That is one expensive tuner. Looks like maybe it doubles as a power drill/driver....
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    Well, let's see. I play some jazz standards, and...

    Well, let's see. I play some jazz standards, and some popular movie/Broadway show tunes. I'm a big rhythm 'n blues fan, though I haven't tried to play that on ukulele yet. I also play bass, and...
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    I've learned a few so far, including "Gymnopedie...

    I've learned a few so far, including "Gymnopedie #1" by Erik Satie, and "As When The Dove (Laments Her Love)" by Handel. I'm working on "The Girl With The Flaxen Hair" by Debussy. It's very...
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    Right, there's all kindsa tunings you can do on...

    Right, there's all kindsa tunings you can do on these. I have one of my baris in ADF#B because I play classical music on the baris, and I find that some pieces are easier to "fit" into one tuning or...
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    I play baritone for two reasons -- I love the...

    I play baritone for two reasons -- I love the sound of it, and because it has adequate spacing between frets for me. Smaller-sized ukuleles are hard for me to play cleanly because the frets are too...
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    One of my baritones is tuned A-D-F#-B and I like...

    One of my baritones is tuned A-D-F#-B and I like it very much. I use it mostly for classical pieces. I use Savarez classical guitar strings for it, tuning the G down to F#.
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