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Kamaka Tenor Hoot Gibson 7/30/2015 11:04:12 AM
I inherited a 1959 gold label Kamaka, too small for my ham-like hands. I swapped it for lifetime lessons and an Oscar Schmidt baritone. Happy? Yowza!...
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Fifth iUke in the Fall tour coolhanduke 7/29/2015 8:00:20 PM
At the end of September I will embark for the fifth time on a cross country motor ukulele tour in my old Toyota motorhome-- Northern California to the Liverpool Nova Scotia In...
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Robert Wheeler coolhanduke 7/29/2015 7:52:44 PM
My friend Robert Wheeler, founder of Ukulele Unconscious was taken by an aggressive form of leukemia a couple of weeks ago. His collection of ukuleles spanned the whole gamut ...
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Starting a Ukulele group in Galion, Ohio Ticker 6/5/2015 2:50:26 PM 9 replies
I am going to try to start a Ukulele group at our Senior Citizens center in Galion, Ohio. Need recommendations on inexpensive but playable Ukuleles. I have done a little re...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: coolhanduke Date: 7/29/2015 7:43:06 PM
Old Kamaka Tom A. 7/24/2015 5:31:08 PM 1 reply
A friend has the oldest Kamaka soprano uke I have ever seen. There is no marking on the headpiece. I am having trouble photographing the label. Can any of you folks tell me wh...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Jazmo Date: 7/29/2015 3:10:15 PM
Purchasing a Godin Tenor Uke Rick Cota 7/27/2015 11:15:21 PM
Hi, everyone, could use some recommendations regarding purchasing a Godin Tenor Uke. They come in three different finishes, clear, sunburst, and Koa. Of course there is a p...
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A Cautionary (ebay) tale Ernie 7/23/2015 3:41:30 PM 2 replies
Unlike some, I quite like ebay, and have generally had pretty good experiences there.
I recently had a bad transaction, and since the item in question is up for auction ag...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ticker Date: 7/26/2015 7:44:46 PM
no-name banjo uke info? w-link to photos SpudTayter 7/19/2015 9:11:21 PM 5 replies
noob here - seeking info re this find - photos at http://s24.photobucket.com/user/taytersmusicSpudTayter/library/Banjo%20Uke%20-%20openback

nice 'tin...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Dutch Date: 7/23/2015 9:53:42 AM
Ukulele Get Togethers Across the Country on June 21st makemusicdave 6/9/2015 12:59:39 PM 3 replies
Hi all -

My name is Dave Ruder, I'm the coordinator of dozens of free, outdoor, participatory ukulele events this upcoming June 21st called Mass Appeal events. T...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Banjolele Lady Date: 7/22/2015 5:13:49 PM
Ukes For Peace in NYC Weds night! dave wasser 7/21/2015 8:39:38 PM
The Israeli co-existence group, Ukuleles For Peace, will be performing in Manhattan tomorrow night at the Actors Temple, 339 W. 47th St at 7pm. These kids are super-talented a...
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Looking for a ukulele group to join Banjolele Lady 7/20/2015 7:10:09 PM 1 reply
Hi, I recently moved to Salkum WA. and I am seeking a ukulele group in our area. Can anyone tell me of a group near Chehalis or Longview Washington or anywhere near central Wa...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukeguy Date: 7/20/2015 9:19:42 PM
The Passing of Robert Wheeler Bill Robertson 7/13/2015 10:48:40 PM 3 replies
For those who knew him, the great Robert Wheeler passed away this morning.

Anyone who was part of what in the 90's and early 2000's was a pretty intimate ukul...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Rick Cota Date: 7/18/2015 11:32:38 PM
Vocal & Ukulele Channel yuko 7/17/2015 11:17:20 PM
Hello, I'm a singer-songwriter from Japan. It's 10 years since I fell in love with the ukulele and I sing and write my songs with my uke.
I've started a YouTub...
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1973 White Label Kamaka with Tiki - Value? NancyT 6/19/2015 11:55:17 AM 9 replies
Hi folks

I'm a new uke player and am trying to figure out the value of an instrument I was given. Was recently on Kauai, Scotty's Music seems somewhat intere...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: shawn Date: 7/16/2015 5:23:00 AM
Pono Baritones korea76 7/8/2015 2:01:53 PM   (Updated: 7/9/2015 1:17:36 PM) 2 replies
What are your opinions on radius fretboards vs non-radius? Trying to decide whether to purchase a Pono baritone pro-classic (radius) or a standard model. I've varying opi...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 7/14/2015 1:16:53 PM
Who said this quote? Mark Kuroiwa Leonard 5/18/2015 9:31:56 AM 6 replies
Does anyone remember who said ... Give a ukulele to all the world's leaders and there would be no more wars. ...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 7/14/2015 1:12:49 PM
Ukuleles For Peace Tour dave wasser 7/13/2015 11:50:45 PM   (Updated: 7/13/2015 11:52:14 PM)
Ukuleles For Peace, a coexistence project comprised of Jewish and Muslim teens from Israel, is on their first US tour! They are a delightful and talented troupe of musicians w...
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Rachel Manke has a Kick starter project Ukester Brown 7/3/2015 11:40:10 PM 1 reply
I don't know how many heard Rachel Manke on Prairie Home Companion a couple weeks ago, but she did a great job. SHe has a CD in the works and is raising some funds using K...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukester Brown Date: 7/12/2015 10:19:52 AM
Check this out. Boswell 7/9/2015 5:18:27 AM   (Updated: 7/9/2015 5:20:20 AM) 8 replies
Hi folks,

Some of you may recall that I'm a busker and I ukulele, daily,

People are always pointing cameras and phones and whatnot at me. I like it when...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukester Brown Date: 7/12/2015 10:18:16 AM
Worth strings Rick Cota 7/9/2015 6:26:00 PM 5 replies
Hi Everyone, need a block of instruction regarding how to purchase Worth strings. I understand that you can cut the strings in half to make a pair. What I 'm not clea...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: deejay Date: 7/11/2015 10:30:48 AM
Las Vega Ukuleles steve-o-reno 7/9/2015 7:06:42 PM   (Updated: 7/13/2015 10:27:37 PM)
I'll be in Las Vegas for business July 22-24. If you know of any uke activities or uke friendly music stores in the area please post here or send me a note: mangohogany@ya...
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Woot! Drewkulele 7/6/2015 11:12:19 AM 1 reply
Just an FYI, there's a few entry-level beginner ukes on sale at Woot.com this week...

View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 7/6/2015 4:53:06 PM
Where is "Uke Jackson" Rick Cota 6/30/2015 11:48:44 PM 2 replies
I was at the Ashokan Uke Fest this Spring, and the subject of Uke Jackson came up and it appears that no one had any idea what he was up to. During the early 2000's he w...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Dave Means Date: 7/3/2015 1:38:02 PM
Advice on selling price for RISA cutaway concert walnut Carl-vB 6/24/2015 3:07:55 PM 7 replies
Hi, I'm not looking to advertise this instrument for sale, as I have a possible buyer, but rather to get advice on how much I should charge for it.

Here's a p...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Frank B Date: 6/26/2015 4:53:46 PM
Danny Boy Chord Solo with Free TAB. Craig 6/25/2015 11:19:39 PM
https://youtu.be/ManO-EpPUyI ...
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Looking for Inspiration Rob Uker 6/19/2015 3:00:38 PM 6 replies
I need something new to Play!!!
I'm looking for some interesting new tabs to play.
Being that I don't sing (at the request of family and friends) I mostly fing...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 6/25/2015 1:56:20 PM
DS Gill Ukulele Dutchman 6/24/2015 6:21:20 PM
Does anyone have one of his ukulele?...
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Ukuleles by Lori Christie 6/10/2008 12:59:05 AM 7 replies

Have any of you purchased one of Lori's ukes? She usually sells her ukes on ebay but advertises it in the MarketPlace here. Her ukes on the website at pi...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Posgroup Date: 6/20/2015 5:27:12 PM
Ukefarm Left Hand Chord Book JohnBaxter 6/17/2015 2:57:52 PM
I occasionally come across posts on FB and uke forums by left hand players requesting chord resources. I decided to create a version of my Ukefarm Chord Book for left hand pla...
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I'm on the Road Again......almost singndance 6/15/2015 6:46:13 PM 1 reply
NY uke fest is down; we haven't cranked it up in Connecticut yet,so I'm going to go to NJ in Sept. and then to PA in October for the Funky Frets fest. All you great ...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukebug Date: 6/15/2015 10:27:49 PM
Arthritis Diesel 6/1/2015 2:23:05 PM 5 replies
It killed my budding uke career and now its migrated to my knees. Having my first knee replacement surgery tomorrow; second knee in December. Wish me luck! ...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Diesel Date: 6/11/2015 9:57:12 PM
Check out the fan-made video for "Pineapple Poundcake!" Dave-id 4/22/2015 2:57:31 PM   (Updated: 4/22/2015 4:28:58 PM) 4 replies

We've been getting a great response to our single "Pineapple Poundcake," from Flea Market forum members as well as uke boards around the internet. (...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Dave-id Date: 6/11/2015 12:40:22 PM
The Soprano Sound Rob Uker 3/25/2015 10:54:53 AM 23 replies
I've been playing ukulele for at least 10 years now. I've accumulates way to many ukuleles in every size, shape and wood type. I love them all and could never part wit...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: M.Vinsel Date: 6/9/2015 8:23:11 PM
Blackbird Tenor Iuke 12/23/2014 12:16:16 PM 4 replies
It would be great if Blackbird came out with an eKoa Tenor in the usual figure 8 shape, i.e. not shaped like their carbon fiber model. Pineapple sopranos and concerts I can li...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: telebob Date: 6/8/2015 12:54:34 PM
A Taroparch Tune Neal 5/15/2015 7:46:24 AM   (Updated: 5/15/2015 7:46:56 AM) 7 replies
I wish I was a professional videographer, or had some sense of setting, but I don't, darn it. I hope the bath...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 6/7/2015 10:33:33 PM
Kala Waterman Review Rob Uker 4/24/2015 4:07:22 PM 4 replies
I just got my Kala Waterman ukulele in the mail this week. It took 11 weeks to arrive.
I wanted an all plastic ukulele to leave under my back yard tent and the aqua color...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Ukulele Rob Date: 6/7/2015 10:28:19 PM
uke chords j.d. williams 4/22/2015 1:57:56 PM 1 reply
greetings, does anyone know of a site where I can download ALL of the uke chords...for left handed people? I did find one years ago but can't seem to find it now. However ...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: singndance Date: 6/2/2015 5:55:33 PM
Looking for a Martin tenor guitar Rick Cota 5/26/2015 9:57:16 PM 2 replies
Should be in decent condition and I am willing to drive a reasonable distance from Southampton, New York to check it out. Thanks, kayakrick@yahoo.com...
View / Add to Thread Last Post By: Rick Cota Date: 6/2/2015 2:24:04 PM

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