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    Default WTB Vintage wood tuners and fretwire

    I have recently restored a Kumalae soprano uke and am looking for vintage wooden tuners and some vintage fretwire for the 12th fret, which is missing. I'm presently using whittled rosewood violin pegs. Also, I can't find any old fretwire for the 12th fret, the straight kind without a crown. I believe that it is brass but it may also be nickel. If anyone has some very old fretwire from a refret and/or wooden ukulele tuning pegs from the 1920's or 1930's, please email me.

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    The fretwire may be mandolin fretwire. Contact Gruhn's in Nashville. They should be able to help you get what you need. Google them.

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