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Technical Advice

Tuning pegs.

Hi, I'm in the process of constructing my first Uke. I'm interested in your thoughts on the best tuners to to fit. My major consideration is that I will be fitting both high and low "G" str...

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Stringing the instrument up for Lefty

Are the nut and bridge of ukuleles symmetrical? As a left-handed player could I buy any uke and simply switch the strings, or would I have to purchase a left hand model?

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Kanilea Difference Premium vs. Deluxe

What is the difference between Kanilea's Deluxe and Premium Models? Thx for your reply. Tom

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How can I add a strap button to a uke?

I have a Kala Solid Acacia tenor and am considering options like a strap peg. Can I do this myself or should I have a professional do it?

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What Kind of Case is Best to Maintain Humidity?

When using an Oasis humidifier, is a hard case better for maintaining humidity levels, or will a quality gig bag do just as well?

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Restring

I have been debating restringing my Uke with a Low G. Is there anything special that is needed when restringing with a Low G?

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set up

I have bought a more then a few Ukes from you now but, I have one here bought at a store that I kick around and go to the park with. I would like to duplicate your setup format and see if I can make a differen...

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String tension

It's super dry in the northeast during winter. I use and in case humidifier, but would it help if I also loosen the strings when I put the instrument away for a few days or weeks?

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Soft hands for playing a uke

I have had several well known uke players talk about having a soft touch when strumming chords on a uke. I find myself having to press very hard for some chords. And my fingers become even more tensed up. Is it...

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Koolau

Pono has a support rod built in like a guitar. Do the Koolau uses have this also?

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