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    Well, we jam 4 - 6 times a week so I have a...

    Well, we jam 4 - 6 times a week so I have a chance to date a variety but, I find I usually take my Tenor Blackbird, super reliable, or one of my Kamakas. (One has low G and Long neck tenor has a high...
  2. Where’s my “like” button?

    Where’s my “like” button?
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    If one sounds bad, they all sound bad. It might...

    If one sounds bad, they all sound bad. It might be me, no, couldn’t be me.
  4. Isn’t that where we were year before last? Good...

    Isn’t that where we were year before last? Good food!
    Shirley
  5. Mitch, will it be in a place where we can buy a...

    Mitch, will it be in a place where we can buy a plate lunch or something like that? Night before has always been a fun event.
  6. Great! What a haunting song. You made me “feel”...

    Great! What a haunting song. You made me “feel” it. Thanks for sharing.
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    How did I miss this 4 years ago? Must be one of...

    How did I miss this 4 years ago? Must be one of those 15 dx. So good it I was grinning by the end.
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    Great song! You sent me a version of this a few...

    Great song! You sent me a version of this a few years ago and I love it, just can’t play and sing like you and this version is really nice too, can I say, maybe it’s even better? Good to hear it...
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    My husband is big, about 6’6’’ with some age...

    My husband is big, about 6’6’’ with some age related stiff fingers. He played a baritone tuned to standard uke tuning. He recently found a Grand Tenor by Romero Creations to be more comfortable. Me,...
  10. It’s going to be a fun day! It gets better every...

    It’s going to be a fun day! It gets better every year Mitch thanks to your hard work!
  11. Eddie, you should have kept the Blackbird! (Not...

    Eddie, you should have kept the Blackbird! (Not really cause I wouldn't have it now) It’s an easy transition to play a song on my uke and then play it on the guitar. I just can’t get comfortable with...
  12. Why would someone want to get an artist model?...

    Why would someone want to get an artist model? Well you know it must be special to allow them to play that way, Right? Yeah, like some extra special thing they do when they made it. It’d make anyone...
  13. Thanks for the nice reviews. That Jake tenor is...

    Thanks for the nice reviews. That Jake tenor is beautiful! I got my LN tenor from HMS this week and enjoyed the comparison. I had them put on a Low G and they used a Soloist from Fremont Blackies...
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    What’s snake Wood? Looks good but the name??...

    What’s snake Wood? Looks good but the name??
    Nice story and uke.
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    I played a friend’s Tiny tenor the other day for...

    I played a friend’s Tiny tenor the other day for about an hour at a session of playing and found my very small hands didn’t handle it well. I found that disturbing since I’ve been able to play other...
  16. Talk about a stretch try measure 27 in Akaka...

    Talk about a stretch try measure 27 in Akaka Falls. I have his books and really like the work and skill he put into his arrangements. I’m not a big fan of doing a Chord Melody but every few months...
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    I have this model with solid top and laminated...

    I have this model with solid top and laminated sides and back in the grand tenor. I like it better than the solid all Mahoney grand tenor I have. It’s now my go to uke. Depends on what you like to...
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    Several years ago he came out with a small...

    Several years ago he came out with a small guitar. I met him at a festival and played it and it was nice. Really nice. I asked my local uke shop if he could get one. (Hadn’t decided for sure at the...
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    That’s what I was thinking but have never seen...

    That’s what I was thinking but have never seen the ukes side by side. I recently got a grand tenor from HMS and love it. The wider neck makes it easy to play and it sounds “big”. My Kamaka is my all...
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    Other than bling, is there a difference between...

    Other than bling, is there a difference between the replica and the grand tenor uke?
  21. Great ideas. Thanks. I’m trying using regular...

    Great ideas. Thanks. I’m trying using regular tuning and if I’m singing too it sounds ok. Some chords like Fm just aren’t happening. Now the problem is keeping the middle from jumping in and getting...
  22. Thanks. So it’s same fret. Need to practice that....

    Thanks. So it’s same fret. Need to practice that. Sooooo maybe I can play in C & F without that much problem.
  23. That’s what I was hoping would work but if I play...

    That’s what I was hoping would work but if I play the 1 finger Am can I still strum all strings or do I need just the 3? I’m not sure I can reach the bottom 2 frets over.
    Thanks.
  24. Help with fretting using only 3 fingers

    I’ve hesitated to post cause it seems I should be able to solve this problem, but...
    Almost a week ago I took a “small” hunk from my middle fretting finger at the last joint near the tip. (It looks...
  25. That was fun. I’ve been in that room many, many...

    That was fun. I’ve been in that room many, many times and the only words I knew were “in the Tiki, tiki, tiki room” I guess I could make an effort and learn a few more words. No, You do it so...
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