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    It is a lovely instrument. I trust that Timms is...

    It is a lovely instrument. I trust that Timms is an honest guy and if he says it plays fine I trust his word.
  2. LoPrinzi has been making ukuleles for ages and...

    LoPrinzi has been making ukuleles for ages and has always been very highly regarded for the quality of their instruments and service.
  3. Lovely instrument and a great deal! Good luck

    Lovely instrument and a great deal! Good luck
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    Yes, it gets overwhelming really fast Good...

    Yes, it gets overwhelming really fast

    Good luck with it
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    Yes, there are musicians who study Alexander...

    Yes, there are musicians who study Alexander Technique for those reasons. It is important to be aware of what your body tells you. Sometimes we develop odd habits and then find ourselves in pain or...
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    You might try raising the headstock end angling...

    You might try raising the headstock end angling it it bit more.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aGwumfwjuA

    Crossing your leg can help


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EOhjmiKH0g
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    The Martin premium, which are made by Aquila are...

    The Martin premium, which are made by Aquila are in the same family, although I don't know exactly what the differences are between each
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    You can consider the Martin Premium, which are...

    You can consider the Martin Premium, which are like dark grey or graphite colored. If brown would work on that instrument worth browns are nice
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    I had Pegheds on a couple of instruments over the...

    I had Pegheds on a couple of instruments over the years and always found them to work well. They would make a good choice for that instrument. It will git the look and make them more functional for...
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    Here is nice looking instrument ...

    Here is nice looking instrument

    http://decava.com/uke_jazz.htm
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    Thanks for all of the research you do. There is...

    Thanks for all of the research you do. There is so much out there with pretty pictures and write ups and good prices that take in the unsuspecting buyer.

    I was browsing your site. Do you have a...
  12. Thread: Spam?

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    That happens from time to time. Some have...

    That happens from time to time. Some have suggested to post without the link then go back and edit it in
  13. Thread: 1920 Weymann uke

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    Yes over the years I have had a number of things...

    Yes over the years I have had a number of things come and go for a variety of reasons. There are a few that I have some regrets about, but I try to remind myself that it is just stuff.

    Looking at...
  14. Thread: 1920 Weymann uke

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    Yeah, all good instruments, you probably can't go...

    Yeah, all good instruments, you probably can't go wrong with any of them. The Kiwayas are lovely instruments. Years ago I had a KTS4 that was great. I probably should have held onto it. At the same...
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    There are the Romero instruments that use a...

    There are the Romero instruments that use a larger body, which would effectively give you what you are looking for. Who knows what to call any of these?
    ...
  16. Thread: 1920 Weymann uke

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    You make good points. Frame of reference is...

    You make good points. Frame of reference is important. People complain about friction tuners a lot. Certainly, it can be because they have used lousy tuners or they are poorly adjusted. I think...
  17. Thread: First Ukulele?

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    Another good independent dealer who could help...

    Another good independent dealer who could help set you up would be https://www.ukerepublic.com

    Being someone who loves the soprano, both in size and feel I would have no problems recommending that...
  18. Thread: 1920 Weymann uke

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    I suppose you could have a luthier fit the pegs....

    I suppose you could have a luthier fit the pegs. While I know people complain about wooden pegs, orchestral strings have used them forever. Pegheds are great because they are light, work very well...
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    Does anyone have an idea of the difference in...

    Does anyone have an idea of the difference in dimensions between the May and the Ike? Perhaps someone has played both and could offer thoughts on the differences in tone, volume, etc.
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    https://www.gotaukulele.com/2016/10/ukulele-capos-...

    https://www.gotaukulele.com/2016/10/ukulele-capos-roundup-review.html

    A number of years back I had the Kyser. It always felt as if it was in the way. If I were to get one, it would be the Planet...
  21. Thread: 1920 Weymann uke

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    I believe those tuners are replacements. I have...

    I believe those tuners are replacements. I have seen them on Favillas and some others from around that time.
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    I recall when these came out there were many...

    I recall when these came out there were many favorable reviews. Good luck!
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    The wooden pegs initially were a little sticky,...

    The wooden pegs initially were a little sticky, but I got them working nice and smooth. They work well and I don't mind them at all. I believe this instrument is around 10 oz, but still plenty light....
  24. Interesting. I'll have to dig through more of his...

    Interesting. I'll have to dig through more of his videos as I never saw him with one. Maybe it is only for special occasions. :o
  25. Just for reference, in older videos I have seen,...

    Just for reference, in older videos I have seen, Christopher Davis Shannon is playing an Ohana. Recently he is using a beautiful Wunderkammer. But yes, he plays soprano. (I did not realize he was...
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