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    Thanks a lot for your reply! The video linked...

    Thanks a lot for your reply!
    The video linked from Captain Simian reply used a different method, but both might work

    Thanks
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    Thanks Captain Simian. You are right, I did...

    Thanks Captain Simian.

    You are right, I did not mean banjo at all... what was I thinking? ;)

    That video was very useful. If I have understood well, this will be the process:
    Buy 2 D'Addario...
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    Tune a 4 string mandolin (mandocaster) as a uke

    Hi guys,

    I am a uke beginner and I have been given a mandocaster (4 string mandolin).

    The tuning in the mandolin and the uke is different (GCEA vs CGDA). I am still struggling with the uke, so...
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    Thanks for the very informative reply ubulele!

    Thanks for the very informative reply ubulele!
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    I guess that a capo would be OK on the 1st or 2nd...

    I guess that a capo would be OK on the 1st or 2nd fret on an concert or a soprano uke, but passed the 2nd fret the frets become a bit too tight for playing comfortably?

    Having said that, by using...
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    Thanks everybody for your replies Another...

    Thanks everybody for your replies

    Another observation...

    I have a feeling that uke players have less tendency to play minor key songs compared to guitar players.
    Does this make any sense?...
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    Is a capo commonly used with the uke? I thought...

    Is a capo commonly used with the uke?
    I thought that due to the small dimensions of the instrument it would be quite difficult to play in the higher frets with a capo...
    Or would you only use it...
  8. Hi Wicked Thanks for your answer I...

    Hi Wicked

    Thanks for your answer

    I completely agree that the use of 7th chords is related to the music style.
    But something that I found intereresting is that many Youtube video tutorials...
  9. are 7th chords more commonlye played in the uke than in guitar?

    Hi,

    I am new to the uke, and by watching many uke tutorials i just had a feeling that 7th chords are more common in uke playing compared to guitar playing... am i right?

    Thanks
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    most common keys in uke playing

    Hi all

    I am a beginner and I want to be a bit strategic in what I learn to try to play as many songs as possible with just the basic chords comprised in a few keys

    Am i right by saying that the...
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    reaching other strings when barring chords

    hi guys,

    I am struggling a bit barring chords...

    I can (after lots of trying) barre chords if only one fret is involved. For example, Cm or Cm7
    The problem occurs when I also have to reach...
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    I bought a ukeleash and my playing has improved...

    I bought a ukeleash and my playing has improved lots

    thanks again for your help!
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    Hi all, Huge thanks to all of you for your...

    Hi all,

    Huge thanks to all of you for your very helpful replies. Special thanks to @CeeJay who even shot a video to help me out... Very useful indeed!!!
    I am very fortunate to have found this...
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    Concert Thanks!

    Concert

    Thanks!
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    uke falls down in some chord changes

    Hi guys,

    I am a uke beginner and I am pretty happy to have found this forum.

    I have learned the chords individually and now I am trying to learn to switch between chords
    If i have understood...
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