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  1. Thread: Warm Strings

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    The characteristics of spruce is a louder,...

    The characteristics of spruce is a louder, brighter, crisp sound. I'm sure there are probably strings that will help make it less bright but you'll probably not achieve a warmer sound like say...
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    The measurement is at the bottom of the string...

    The measurement is at the bottom of the string right? I've been propping the edge of a ruler on the 11th and 12th frets to assure it's level and measure my uke action that way. The bottom of the...
  3. Ummm........ no one used the term "political...

    Ummm........ no one used the term "political correctness gone mad" until you just did but I suppose your saying so serves the point you were determined to make. (And no, I'm not defending the lame...
  4. I think it's more amusing to me that people here...

    I think it's more amusing to me that people here are debating the structure of the joke more than the cheap, contrived joke itself!
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    While mine sounded nice, I couldn't bond with it....

    While mine sounded nice, I couldn't bond with it. I didn't really like the feel of it, it was pretty heavy and the look never really clicked with me. For the price they charge they should at least...
  6. I'm still adapting to it because I find I do have...

    I'm still adapting to it because I find I do have to hold it a little bit differently. The right arm/body side is no different. The body is a bit deeper than regular bodies but it's not noticeable....
  7. Original NUD thread here. ...

    Original NUD thread here.

    https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?140248-NUD-Ooops-I-did-it-again!
  8. NUD pt 2 - Romero ST concert - solid spruce top/laminate mahogany body

    On the scheduled delivery day for my Romero ST concert I had plans to be home all day except for a 2 hour window right away in the morning. Guess when they decided to try and deliver it? (signature...
  9. How are string beads tied to the end of the string?

    How are string beads tied to the end of a string? Are they tied in such a way that they become part of the knot or do they float freely on the string and sit on top of the knot acting as a buffer...
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    I'm not sure what you are asking. If what you...

    I'm not sure what you are asking. If what you wrote above are Taylor's original lyrics, it appears that he sings them differently on the recording. Instead of what is written in bold above he sings,...
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    Sixty! Wow! Just curious, how much would you say...

    Sixty! Wow! Just curious, how much would you say you play your ukes per day or per week? Playing 1 per day every day would take you 2 months!
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    I just submitted to UAS myself though not on...

    I just submitted to UAS myself though not on nearly as grand a scale. I was down to 4 and now I'm back up to 5 ukes. I'm thinking about possibly selling one now. I made having 5 work but since moving...
  13. You'd probably want to decide what audience the...

    You'd probably want to decide what audience the painting would be playing to. You could put a bunch of informational historical stuff on there and most people wouldn't know what/who they were looking...
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    You can still waffle! As of the time of this...

    You can still waffle! As of the time of this post, they still have at least one more in stock. It still shows it's available when I look it up. If you use the code "HOT2019" you can even get free...
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    It will kinda be like playing 3 ukes at once!...

    It will kinda be like playing 3 ukes at once! :cool:
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    I have a couple of ukes that love to be finger...

    I have a couple of ukes that love to be finger picked. I need to start pushing beyond the neo-natal stage of picking!
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    Interesting!! :music:

    Interesting!! :music:
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    I was having a hard time getting a handle on all...

    I was having a hard time getting a handle on all of that so I got the dimensions from one of the vendors. Overall length - 22", concert scale 15", body @ widest point 8.5", body width @ center of...
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    NUD - Ooops I did it again!

    Why am I quoting Britney Spears? No hate here but I don't think I've ever even listened to one of her songs on purpose. Anyway......

    I sold one of my old ukes a couple months ago to make room for...
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    I really enjoyed your take on this. If I didn't...

    I really enjoyed your take on this. If I didn't already know what the song was before listening I would have been sitting there thinking, "Why do these lyrics sound familiar?" Quite a different take...
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    A hemostat might be helpful if you're having...

    A hemostat might be helpful if you're having trouble getting that string. They can be found all over the internet and can be had for very reasonable prices if you shop around.

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    A pin bridge or a slotted bridge would both be...

    A pin bridge or a slotted bridge would both be deal breakers for me. When I was shopping for ukes I rejected some that I might have otherwise bought because they had either a pin or slotted bridge. A...
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    The way I see it you are out $1000. You are...

    The way I see it you are out $1000. You are without the uke and you are out the $1000 you could have spent on something else. (the opportunity cost) The only thing you gained out of the scenario was...
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    I only ever play one uke per playing session....

    I only ever play one uke per playing session. Lately I've been trying to grab a different one each time I choose to play. Other times I'll play the same uke for a couple of weeks and then change it...
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    Well it would appear that this person was...

    Well it would appear that this person was genuine. She responded to all of my many questions and the only weird thing that stuck out for me was her reply to my question on why she wanted to learn to...
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