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    I have just bought a kiwaya ksu1l and it's become...

    I have just bought a kiwaya ksu1l and it's become my favourite uke..just something very ' right ' about the playability and sound..my solid rosewood baton rouge soprano is another excellent...
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    Sorry to raise a old thread..but I have just got...

    Sorry to raise a old thread..but I have just got one of these ukuleles and I must say it's rather good! Sounds even better than it looks! Highly recommended
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    I have one of these Alic ukuleles..for the money?...

    I have one of these Alic ukuleles..for the money? Mine cost 20! They are incredible.. The only fault I can find is the frets being same colour as fretboard.. Nit picking really.
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    I have just bought a kremona coco tenor and it's...

    I have just bought a kremona coco tenor and it's very good..I already own a kremona mari tenor and from the reviews I have seen and a comment from a shop selling these ukuleles ( they said that the...
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    Very true..a good player can make any uke sound...

    Very true..a good player can make any uke sound ok..but a 'opened up' ukulele will sound even better as the good player will make the most of the sound!
    Differences between a good player and a run...
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    I'm already getting moaned at for my uke playing...

    I'm already getting moaned at for my uke playing she says 'why don't you ever play a tune?' because I like noodling on my ukulele! So? Now I have to sit in a darkened room! Noodling in the dark,...
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    I have a few ukes..I prefer my sopranos..fits in...

    I have a few ukes..I prefer my sopranos..fits in the arm nice..I think playing chords on the soprano easier! When I first started playing soprano I went for wider neck but nowadays I much prefer...
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    I own a tululele..it's awesome! ( I'm guessing...

    I own a tululele..it's awesome! ( I'm guessing it's a electric uke? Or is it semi acoustic? ) it's a loud as any of my normal ukuleles..it's certainly as good as the others..I have a handmade uke...
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    Agreed..why are aquila strings so thick? But I'm...

    Agreed..why are aquila strings so thick? But I'm not grumbling, As it looks like my string of choice for the
    Future (I'm not using fishing line) string of no choice more like..it is what it is
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    I have a ukulele by Mr Eckhaus..and one by Mr...

    I have a ukulele by Mr Eckhaus..and one by Mr Claughton I wouldn't trade either of them...
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    Do you mean Mr kala? I have one of his ukes it's...

    Do you mean Mr kala? I have one of his ukes it's OK? I also have one made by his mother, ma kala! Better in my opinion.. It's got a dinky dolphin shaped bridge.
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    very wel put..on the whole I agree..and from the...

    very wel put..on the whole I agree..and from the remarks of the great and the good here I think it is clearly fishing line! But as you so cogently put it. It's only fishing line if used for angling...
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    Thought monofilament is a type of fishing line...

    Thought monofilament is a type of fishing line too! Lol..yes your right! It does bother me a bit..I happen to think ukuleles are splendid instruments and having stupid people telling us that ukes are...
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    Agreed.. I have titanium strings on one...

    Agreed.. I have titanium strings on one uke..living water on another and they seem very different from eachother! (I actually had Martin fluorocarbon strings on another uke and disliked them as they...
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    Is it really fishing line?

    Hi all. This is my first post so I hope it goes OK..I'm on this baritone forum and some of the people assure me that all fluorocarbon strings are merely repackaged fishing Line.. Could someone give...
  16. My 3x2 wildestcat ukulele has a 'baked' pine...

    My 3x2 wildestcat ukulele has a 'baked' pine saddle..it sounds splendid!
  17. Thread: 2x4 challenge

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    Here's a thought that might be useful? I use...

    Here's a thought that might be useful? I use waterbased woodworm emulsion at work when I come across infestation problems on the floors I refurbish.. Anyway what this stuff does is to really open the...
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    Think I would have kept that uke as s mark of...

    Think I would have kept that uke as s mark of respect to the old gentleman who had played it all his life! A much loved ukulele is a beautiful thing..I hope your friend is appreciating it..if it were...
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    you could try getting one made for you? I don't...

    you could try getting one made for you? I don't know where you are but if your in the states I can recommend Joel eckhaus, I have one of his ukuleles and it's incredible..and for the money I think...
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    Agreed..I recently went into a well known guitar...

    Agreed..I recently went into a well known guitar shop in Brighton to buy a uke..both ukes I tried buzzed? I was told by the sales assistant it couldn't be fixed as there was no truss rod?? Lol..he...
  21. Just read about luthier for a cause..fascinating!...

    Just read about luthier for a cause..fascinating! I'm in the wood game myself and am interested in tone woods..but luthier tapping wood to hear the resonance is a mysterious art..how is that learned?...
  22. Thread: Hello

    by Hilomar
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    agreed..all ukes are good..I have a korala...

    agreed..all ukes are good..I have a korala plastic fantastic concert ukulele and it's rather good..my makala dolphin is excellent..
  23. Thread: Hello

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    Can you have too many ukuleles? ��

    Can you have too many ukuleles? ��
  24. Thread: Hello

    by Hilomar
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    Cheers �� ukes rock! ��

    Cheers �� ukes rock! ��
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    Methinks a sopranino is coming to join my other...

    Methinks a sopranino is coming to join my other ukes!
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