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    NUD: Hanson Tenor'd Concert (Jumbo Concert)

    This is another true custom in that David Hanson and I worked out what I wanted and then he created it. I loved the first ukulele that he built for me. It had a few "ergonomic" ideas we discussed...
  2. I wondered if there was much difference between...

    I wondered if there was much difference between the sound of the hybrid and the all CF. How about the necks? Does the neck on the new one feel any different than your older one?
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    Thanks to the OP, and Bill1 and Cluze for their...

    Thanks to the OP, and Bill1 and Cluze for their long posts. No ad hominem attacks here which makes the reading of the thread enjoyable. Differences of opinion on issues of science usually show that...
  4. First, it's all about the "build". As an...

    First, it's all about the "build". As an example, Cocobolo has about the same density and hardness of Ebony and one-third the sound radiation of Cedar, yet folks love their all-Cocobolo ukuleles. ...
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    Thanks for your thoughts. This thread has had...

    Thanks for your thoughts. This thread has had lots of strong opinions on this. I believe those who have noticed the difference on some of their ukes. I'm still not sure that the reasons for the...
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    Are we going to need some kind of clinic to get...

    Are we going to need some kind of clinic to get us through the tough spots? Perhaps the clinic can give out rajaos or machetes to help us as we struggle with UAS.

    Also, we will definitely need...
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    Thanks for the info. I've never been a fan of...

    Thanks for the info. I've never been a fan of sapwood ... but that Koaloha tenor looks great.
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    David Hanson is creating one for me. Here is his...

    David Hanson is creating one for me. Here is his first rough design. He had to squash the upper bout some to allow 12 frets to the body and also have the bridge placed properly. I also asked him to...
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    Although it's not what you are looking for,...

    Although it's not what you are looking for, here's a picture of my 11 year old Kanilea's TRU-Bracing for comparison to the TRU-R
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  10. Past the "Internet Uke Friends" we've made and...

    Past the "Internet Uke Friends" we've made and the general chatting here, the strength of this forum is the huge amount of information stored. There are many well thought out great answers to...
  11. http://uketoob.com/2009/01/10/ukulelezaza-its-only...

    http://uketoob.com/2009/01/10/ukulelezaza-its-only-a-paper-moon/

    Ukulelezaza's Paper Moon is the one I play - on a good day. I've had to change a few things because of an arthritic pinky, plus at...
  12. The first thing might be like UkerDanno and pick...

    The first thing might be like UkerDanno and pick a song to strum that doesn't have too many changes or perhaps the Circle of "Five Foot Two" Next, to move around the neck, I play a little of "Take...
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    Yep, I know what you mean about auto-renews. I...

    Yep, I know what you mean about auto-renews. I prefer to donate when the mood hits me and the money is in the budget. However, I decided to give the UU Forum's auto-renew a try. I've also noticed...
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    Again, it's still possible to be a VIP. Go to...

    Again, it's still possible to be a VIP. Go to https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/payments.php
  15. VIP is still available. Find it at...

    VIP is still available. Find it at https://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/payments.php
  16. Thread: Koa colors

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    I think almost all koa looks great. I have four...

    I think almost all koa looks great. I have four koa ukes and my 2018 HF-3 is absolutely gorgeous in it's slightly darker color. I think it's much prettier than the 2019 or 2020 models which seemed...
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    Yep, what he said! I'm never comfortable giving...

    Yep, what he said! I'm never comfortable giving out more than the numbers on tension because everyone seems to look at (i.e. feel) this differently. However, Mimmo is the person who thinks and...
  18. I third James Hill's course. For $1 he'll give...

    I third James Hill's course. For $1 he'll give someone the basics and get them started. I realize he'll try to sell them other courses past that, but those courses are good too. This is what I...
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    For the same strings, the concert tension is...

    For the same strings, the concert tension is about 75% of the tenor tension.

    You can see the numbers here -> https://ed1.cc/Ukulele/StringTension/

    Also D'Addario will let you play with a set of...
  20. I'm glad you asked and answered. I keep thinking...

    I'm glad you asked and answered. I keep thinking that "tomorrow" I'll start working on setups on a few of my ukes and have wondered about this when I make my first mistake. So all that is now left...
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    Poll: And most of them we're bought by a few people on...

    And most of them we're bought by a few people on this forum :D

    It's always seemed to me that there are more tenor players on this forum than anything else. I did notice that the concert bar graph...
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    How about one or two years old? 134115 134116

    How about one or two years old? 134115 134116
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    I highly recommend Uncle Rod's! You can find a...

    I highly recommend Uncle Rod's! You can find a play-along for this at Chris' http://ukestuff.info/ under "skill drill videos".

    His exercises are some of the most important chords and progressions...
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    Samantha Muir has a web page about this....

    Samantha Muir has a web page about this. https://iloveclassicalukulele.com/2018/04/21/using-the-right-hand-nails/
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    You're waiting for one to arrive, you buy...

    You're waiting for one to arrive, you buy another, and then realize you're checking out the marketplace board all within the same hour.
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