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  1. Seakestrel

    Hiya Fellow Uke Lovers.

    Thanks everyone for such a warm welcome - I feel I've just found a wonderful family that I never knew I had - Bless you all.
  2. Seakestrel

    Hiya Fellow Uke Lovers.

    Still playing and growing more confident regarding song choices and pushing myself further into the "Devil Chords" (I think we all have devil chords to challenge us lol). I've had to put the Carer's choir on the back burner whilst the lurgy has been doing it's rounds and whilst I underwent some...
  3. Seakestrel

    Cracked top Strut (Brace?)

    Thanks for the suggestion ProfChris, I didn't think to do that - so have just done so. I have received a reply from the Luthier that I bought it from in the first place, and he's asked me to either take or courier it to him asap so he can repair/replace the strut and check the other bracings and...
  4. Seakestrel

    Cracked top Strut (Brace?)

    Thank you all for your wonderful helpful replies, and as you suggested Lauburu, as it is one of my favourite's I should take it to a professional luthier. Sequoia, thanks for pointing out that there may be other loose or damaged braces too that are not able to be seen, I'll contact the luthier I...
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    Cracked top Strut (Brace?)

    I was playing one of my favourite "go to" Tenor ukes the other day and happened to glance down into the soundhole (why I don't know), and was horrified to see a rather worrying looking crack on the support strut (or brace). Is it repairable? Can I attempt to repair it myself or is it a Luthier's...
  6. Seakestrel

    Hiya Fellow Uke Lovers.

    I've loved music all of my life and for years struggled to play the guitar (all sizes) due to having to smashed elbows that "healed" at odd angles. Eventually I went to join a Carer's choir (as even though I'm disabled, I look after my disabled wife), arrived early and ended up being handed a...
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