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    What strings do you like for bending notes

    Hi folks, I posted this a couple of days ago in buying tips and perhaps that wasn't the right forum group. Title says it all. Working on some Robert Johnson pieces, which require bending notes. I currently use Worth strings, either clear or brown, but not happy with their tone when bending nor...
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    Best strings for bending notes

    Hi folks, Title says it all. Working on some Robert Johnson pieces, which require bending notes. I currently use Worth strings, either clear or brown, but not happy with their tone when bending. Any recommendations for the best sounding strings for when you bend? I am that twangy, bluesy...
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    Ukulele T-shirt siting?

    Okay, I know I'm a ukulele playing food nerd, but was that a ukulele graphic Tee that Marc Murphy was wearing on tonight's episode of Chopped? (3/12/13) If so, does anyone know where to get it?
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    Case for Travel Tenor

    I was wondering if anyone knew where I could get a padded travel case/gigbag for a travel thickness tenor ukulele. When I ordered my Anaole travel tenor, they sent it in Kala's travel hardcase, but I would also like to have a thin, compact gigbag of some sort for it also. I would be interested...
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    Looking for Pick Guard

    Hey Folks! Does anyone know where I can buy decent, good looking pick guards made specifically for ukuleles. I saw one place that sells very thin Mylar like stickers for pick-guards, but honestly, they look tricky to get on the ukulele neatly and precisely. (I can barely do a bumper sticky...
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    Inexpensive Concert Ukuleles

    Hi everyone! I am hoping that someone out there will have some suggestions for me. I am looking to purchase around a dozen entry level, concert size ukuleles to help start a stroke survivors music rehab program. I know that sopranos are out there in droves under $30, but I think that sopranos...
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    WTB: Fluke-concert size

    I am looking for a used Fluke, concert size, with either the atomic, tie-dyed, bamboo or Aloha pattern. Please contact me by email. Thanks!
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    WTB: Vintage Kamaka 4 string Tenor

    Hi everyone, I am looking for either a white or gold label Kamaka tenor. Thanks!
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    Vintage Kamaka Pineapple

    Has anyone ever seen a vintage Kamaka Pineapple that has a silver painted cast brass pineapple charm attached to the headstock in the middle of the old Kamaka emblem? It has a blue label inside and reads:KAMAKA / SPECIAL / PINEAPPLE / UKULELE" at top, on left side it reads "HAWAII'S / FINEST /...
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    Kamaka Pineapple Ukulele

    I can not decide between a vintage Kamaka Pineapple Ukulele (vintage 1930 with a blue label inside that says:KAMAKA / SPECIAL / PINEAPPLE / UKULELE" at top, on left side it reads "HAWAII'S / FINEST / UKULELE," on the right side is "PAT. JAN. 3., 1928 / No. 74178 / Strictly / Handmade By / S.K...
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    Newbie

    Hi everyone! My name is Kim and I am in a little township just outside of Vancouver, Washington. About 7 months ago, I had an acute eschemic stroke and was lucky enough to recovery with almost no noticeable damages. About 4 months ago, I decided to get on with my bucket list while I am still...
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    Tailpiece

    I was looking at purchasing a used ukulele that needs to have the tailpiece replaced. Is this difficult to do? I may be a girl, but I am handy working with tools and wood. Also, any recommendations on where to obtain a new tailpiece for a ukulele? Thanks!
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    Memorizing chords

    Hi everyone! I had a stroke about 7 months ago now and decided to get on with my bucket list, which #1 was learning to play the ukulele. I have been playing for about 3 months now and find that I am still having trouble memorizing more than the basic (C,D,A,F,G,G7, etc) chords. I have to...