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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:28 pm 
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Tony_in_NYC wrote:
I am now certain that all of you are as nuts as I am.


Nuts? No. Bent? Yes. I'm sure you can eat soup with a corkscrew!! laughing6-hehe laughing6-hehe laughing6-hehe

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:43 pm 
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A corkscrew maybe. But I do have this crazy straw I stol....borrowed from my kids that makes soup so much more fun.

Video will be coming soon...NTAC.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:01 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:17 pm 
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Sounds nice! My next will be an Uke, I hope I have as much success. I didn't know Racer-X was such a Jason Mraz fan. . .

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:06 am 
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Thanks Bryan. I learned a lot building this ukulele. Specifically, how not to bind one,how to re-top one, and how I have no business building ukes!!

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[:Y:] I like it tony , The big Mouth uke has great sound [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:00 am 
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Thanks Wud!
I had the same issue building this uke as I did with my first guitar; I don't know what a good uke is supposed to sound like!

It sounds ok in person. I think the owner will be happy.

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This is true Filippo. Longest build thread of the competition!


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:37 pm 
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You also demonstrated how to blow out a build thread first class. Twenty one pages ... wow7-eyes.

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It sounds real good [:Y:] [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 6:39 pm 
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Thanks Steve! It sounds better than the $99 ukes at the local big box store. But that's not saying much, is it?

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Thanks Steve! It sounds better than the $99 ukes at the local big box store. But that's not saying much, is it?


It has a rich sound to it that I like. [:Y:] Most ukes I've heard sound a bit dead, not much harmonic content, I suppose. Maybe they are just overbuilt idunno

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:31 pm 
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Cool!


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Did you post an audio, or did I miss it?
Looks great, Tony. The only concert uke I've built (just for my self) has a similar sized soundhole. I didn't have a circle cutter that would go smaller than the tenor-sized hole I usually make, so I just cut that size out. One does see a bit more tentalone than necessary, but didn't seem to cause any problems with the sound.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:47 pm 
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Page 21 has a video Beth. It's also in the voting thread.


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And thank you!


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Looks like two people have cared so far. I can assure you it wasn't me (I haven't voted yet).

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Wasn't me. I don't even care.


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Bryan Bear wrote:
Looks like two people have cared so far. I can assure you it wasn't me (I haven't voted yet).


My look of studied indifference is often mistaken for empathy or even (gasp) caring. So while I often dangle to hook into the water, I rarely bait it!
Have a carefree day, all!

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Bryan Bear wrote:
Looks like two people have cared so far. I can assure you it wasn't me (I haven't voted yet).


My look of studied indifference is often mistaken for empathy or even (gasp) caring. So while I often dangle to hook into the water, I rarely bait it!
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Alex Kleon wrote:
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Looks like two people have cared so far. I can assure you it wasn't me (I haven't voted yet).


My look of studied indifference is often mistaken for empathy or even (gasp) caring. So while I often dangle to hook into the water, I rarely bait it!
Have a carefree day, all!

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I'm happy to hear you practice not caring. I thought it came naturally.

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What are you hiding Tony? There's not a single picture or video shot that shows the headstock of your careless uke. Inquiring minds want to know WHY???!!! (but don't care one way or the other...)

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:18 am 
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There is a secret inlay on the headstock. Double secret actually.



Ok. I didn't even notice that I did that. The uke has gone to live with its owner so if I don't have any pics of the headstock, I can no longer take any. I'll look tonight.


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Ancient Bavarian secret!

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