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    Song Help Request straight up Andrew Garcia version

    Bm---Em---G---F#7 (That's the whole song) Note: In Andrew's version, he has a capo on the 9th and plays these chords: Em---Am---C---B7 So if you want to play along with Andrew then just capo the 2nd and play Bm--Em--G--F#7 on your uke
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    Banduria players?

    Just wondering if anyone else plays a bandurria? Or a laud, or an octavina?
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    UU California Tour 2010

    Thanks for the announcement. Hope to meet everyone at Berkeley, or SF, or anywhere in the Bay Area.
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    San Francisco Nihonmachi Street Fair - Peace Plaze Ho'olaule'a Stage

    Good to know. Now I know what I am doing that weekend.
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    Song Help Request Me & Shirley T tabs

    hmm.... nice vid. i'll try to follow, but tabs would be much easier for me (i think)
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    San Francisco/Bay Area meet up?

    wha-wha-what?! there's a local uke club?! oh please keep me in the loop!
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    FS Kala KA-ST Tenor Spruce top full body *SOLD

    FOR SALE: This is a Kala KA-ST tenor size ukulele. Solid Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides. Traditional white and black bindings. Chrome die-cast tuners. Check out Kala's website for more specs: This is a very standard no-frills ukulele. No...
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    Pono Koa Tenor PKT-1

    Hi all, I'm considering buying a Pono PKT1 tenor solid(?) koa ukulele. I thought I read somewhere (not @UU forums) that the Pono PKT-1 is not a solid koa, but a solid mahogany with koa laminate over. Since then, I cannot find the review, and I cannot find enough info regarding this particular...
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    want to replace friction pegs with geared tuners

    Hi all, I recently "acquired" a new uke, but it will come with friction peg tuners (it should arrive this week). I have no experience with friction pegs, and I've read beaucoup de posts about friction vs geared. Though I really should wait to see if I would like them, I am the type to already...
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    Song Help Request Viva la vida by coldplay

    Not only am I impressed with Aldrine's mad skillz... I am equally impressed with Melissa being able to pull this out of the net.
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    a bit of uke history?

    Does anyone know (or know of a link) a bit of history regarding the uke design? Specifically, was there a point when wood was used for the nut and saddle? I ask because I am wondering why some makers (Kelii, KPK) still use rosewood for the nut and saddle, and not tusq or ivory or even ebony if...
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    Hello! from the Bay Area

    I've posted a few times now, without any formal introductions. Not that I have bad manners (at least I don't think I have bad manners), but because I just never got around to it. I got my first uke a month ago (a Kala KA-S) when I got my 3 y.o. daughter a pink Makala for Christmas. We've...
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    any advice and suggestions for purchasing a ukulele

    Hi all, I recently purchased a Kala KA-S as a stepping stone into the ukulele world. It is for my daughter to grow into, in the meantime I got her a pink Mahalo for christmas. So she plays the Kala for the time being. I purchased the uke online, but unfortunately not from mgm. :eek: The...
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