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Maintenance & Care

How to clean the Kamaka semi-gloss lacquer finish

I have a new semi-gloss tenor from Kamaka, and wondered if anyone can give me advice on how to clean it. Can I use regular guitar polisher just like on other ukes? I'm afraid that some specific polish c...

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Strings

When should I be changing strings on my Uke if I play everyday for at least one hour ?

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Restring w/ a pickup

I have heard that if you have an ukulele with a pickup installed under the saddle you should loosen and change one string at a time. Is this true?

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Nut replacement

Is it possible to buy a replacement nut for my pono ukulele?

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Sudden change in humidity

Hi Guys, as I live in London U.K. I was just wondering what cautions to take when travelling with your instrument and bringing it from a cold environment into a humid environment overnight such as Hawaii. Can ...

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Maintaining a Koa Ukulele with Gloss Finish

What kind of care does a non-solid-body Koa ukulele require, in terms of humidifying and such? I live in an area where temperatures go as low as -40 F in the winter and as high as 105 F in the summer, so I want...

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Romero Creations Stringing Procedure

From the product photos, it appears the Romero Creations ukuleles have some kind of unique stringing procedure. The strings don't tie on as usual, and it doesn't appear there's any kind of exit s...

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Pono ABD baritone ukulele strings

Hi! What type of strings did my Pono Baritone come with? I bought the Pono from the Ukulele Site several years ago. They have such a lovely warm tone & I think I'm due for a new set - they get a L...

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Humidity and the solid-body ukulele

Hi there, I recently bought an excellent Pono TE from you guys. I was wondering if humidity would affect a solid-body less than a regular acoustic ukulele.

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Winter Worries

How do I keep my ukuele from drying out in the winter?

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