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[*] posted on 5-18-2019 at 05:12 PM
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This is mostly for Spencer (soliver) as I seem to remember that he took up the mandolin.
May I ask, is it as serious as kites, when it comes to acquisition?
I recently took up the ukulele...
There might be a problem:puzzled:




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[*] posted on 5-18-2019 at 06:27 PM


if it is, then between the two of you you'll have a full orchestra assembled in no time.
then perhaps you could get john holgate involved and make even more stellar kite video music. (or just great music in general)
let me know when you release your first album and i'll be first in line for a copy.
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[*] posted on 5-19-2019 at 01:10 AM


As long as it has to do with strings I guess we'll allow it.
Try not to practice both disciplines at once, but if you do please send me a link to the video.




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[*] posted on 5-19-2019 at 03:03 AM


Considering I'm only a month in and am well on my way to be able to outfit The Ukulele Orchestra of the United Kingdom, and am eyeing more on FB marketplace within 100 miles, we could put together quite a jam at the fall Wildwood, if I can make it!
They are kind of like kites in that they sell for half price used, and they start out cheap due to their small size.




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[*] posted on 5-19-2019 at 08:22 AM


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[*] posted on 5-19-2019 at 09:39 PM


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[*] posted on 5-20-2019 at 09:07 AM


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[*] posted on 5-21-2019 at 04:57 AM


Quote: Originally posted by bobalooie57  
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May I ask, is it as serious as kites, when it comes to acquisition?
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Yes, only more expensive ... BUT it doesn't hurt as much when you mess up and it's not weather dependent.

:lol::lol::lol:

Fortunately for you, Ukuleles are flat topped instruments and thus cost A LOT less than Mandolins. ie... a decent Kala Uke in most cases costs about one tenth the price of a decent Eastman Mandolin (a good starter). IMO its worth the expense... its ridiculously fun!

I've lost my ability to post pics, or I'd share pics of my 2 instruments.




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[*] posted on 5-21-2019 at 06:21 AM


Ok... my main Player: a custom made Silverangel Econo A with a Cedar top and maple back and sides, gold hardware and a satin "old-violin" finish. It was completed for me in September and I've loved every minute of it:

https://flic.kr/p/2ezKCjM

Here she is in action at the bluegrass Jam on the Marietta Square:

https://flic.kr/p/25n6Hhk




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[*] posted on 5-21-2019 at 10:34 PM


One of the local buggy guys here also plays the mandolin: https://www.facebook.com/mark.dunn.39904181






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[*] posted on 12-11-2019 at 10:37 AM


I just saw this after quite a while. I have settled down on the acquisition phase. I ended up getting a soprano, which I gave to my grandson in hopes of prying him from his tablet(it didn't), an Ibanez electric concert sized , a Luna Banjolele(my go to, I love the twang) and an Islander tenor, for a mellower sound.
I'm working on mostly Woody Guthrie and other thought producing folk type music




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[*] posted on 12-11-2019 at 10:41 AM


I forgot to ask, with all the wildfire news from Australia, has anyone heard from John Holgate or our other friends down there?



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