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Ukes with truss rods

Which of your ukulele makers offer truss rods in their tenor or baritone models?

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Setup Alternatives

Are there any other ukulele dealers that do a similar setup on newly purchased ukuleles? Or is HMS the only dealer that does it?

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Kamaka Tenor Ukes

Hi! How often do you restock your Kamaka tenors? And when you do, how quickly are they sold?

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High humidity

I live where we have constant 90-100% humidity for half the year, and much lower for the other half. I don't want to run a dehumidifier/humidifier all year round. Is there anything I need to consider when ...

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Koa Grading

What is the highest grade of Koa, is it 4A or 5A? And how are they being graded?

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slott or solid headstock?

Is there a advantage or disadvantage to a slot head vs solid headstock? Or is it just esthetics?

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selection of tone

how important is wood as far as it relates to tone?

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Quality

How might someone be able to tell a "good" ukulele from a "bad" one? Does it have something to do with the materials used? Does it have to do with the price? Is more expensive mean better qu...

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Replacing geared tuners

A little while ago I bought a Luna Maluhia Concert from your store. She loves it, and I was impressed by your setup as well as the instrument. But the tuners it came with aren't very good. One is very tigh...

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