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    The Cockroach that Ate Cincinnati (Not well...

    The Cockroach that Ate Cincinnati

    (Not well known but fun!)
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    I think they're both Harmonys. Check here...

    I think they're both Harmonys. Check here (https://jakewildwood.blogspot.com/p/museum.html), scroll down ~halfway down til you get to banjo ukuleles made by Harmony. These are called...
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    Ditto John King. I’ll add Papa Lemon to the...

    Ditto John King.

    I’ll add Papa Lemon to the ballot!
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    I think it’s from Japan, 1960’s or early ‘70’s....

    I think it’s from Japan, 1960’s or early ‘70’s. It’s definitely not a Chicago-built Harmony.
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    How do people keep finding these 10 year old...

    How do people keep finding these 10 year old threads, and find them interesting enough to join the forum just to reply??
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    As I thought, they were just undergoing a website...

    As I thought, they were just undergoing a website revision. The new site is up and running.
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    If you go to Washburn.com, Oscar Schmidt is now...

    If you go to Washburn.com, Oscar Schmidt is now linked at the top of the page. The link isn’t active yet, but it was never even there before. My guess is US Music Corp is merging their web presences....
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    It’s her inventory number. Mim lists every uke in...

    It’s her inventory number. Mim lists every uke in her inventory individually, so if there are several of the same model but you like the wood figuring of one in particular, when you order you will...
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    Nashville = Gruhn Guitars. Not a huge uke...

    Nashville = Gruhn Guitars. Not a huge uke selection but some very nice vintage stuff.
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    What the heck is "scientific wood"???

    What the heck is "scientific wood"???
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    Mim. Always honest. Always the best! ...

    Mim.

    Always honest.

    Always the best!

    Love ya!!
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    Yup, it’s a vintage National.

    Yup, it’s a vintage National.
  13. This beauty is sold, folks.

    This beauty is sold, folks.
  14. Holy smoke, I can't believe I still have this...

    Holy smoke, I can't believe I still have this thing! Any of you folks of less-refined tastes interested in the plastic fantastic?
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    You might find a date stamp if you look through...

    You might find a date stamp if you look through the sound hole, up toward the neck block.
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    Nice Japanese Silvertone there. Not a 1957, as...

    Nice Japanese Silvertone there. Not a 1957, as Silvertones were still coming out of the Harmony factory in Chicago at that time. Also Sears didn’t start using that logo until 1963-4. My guess is it’s...
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    Traditionally, tenor guitar has a longer scale,...

    Traditionally, tenor guitar has a longer scale, narrower nut, steel strings, and is tuned like a mandolin (I.e., fifths).

    BUT - “Chicago tuning” (DGBE) is a widely used alternative tuning for...
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    Presumably, one knob is volume and the other is...

    Presumably, one knob is volume and the other is tone. The toggle is a pickup selector - neck pickup only, both pickups, or bridge pickup only.
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    Pretty sure it was made by the Oscar Schmidt...

    Pretty sure it was made by the Oscar Schmidt Company of New Jersey, 1920’s, maybe ‘30’s. Check Jake Wildwood’s database for compares:
    https://jakewildwood.blogspot.com/p/museum.html?m=1
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    Y’all know this thread is almost 7 years old,...

    Y’all know this thread is almost 7 years old, right?
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    Looks like a Mitchell. Guitar Center house brand.

    Looks like a Mitchell. Guitar Center house brand.
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    A couple years back the folks at Gold Tone...

    A couple years back the folks at Gold Tone assured me that their baritone banjo uke could be strung with steel strings. Just need to use lighter gauges and tweak the setup.

    Have you thought about...
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    Love St James Infirmary. Probably my all time...

    Love St James Infirmary. Probably my all time favorite song!
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    Strumming - “Crooked Line” by Elvis Costello...

    Strumming - “Crooked Line” by Elvis Costello
    Fingerpicking - “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans”, made famous by Louis Armstrong, but I don’t think he wrote it
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    Can’t ever remember hearing about fir as a...

    Can’t ever remember hearing about fir as a tonewood. Reeeeaaaaly intrigued now!
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