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Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:05 pm
by Ridgerunner
Turned out real nice and I hear the sound difference. How long did it take you to make this instrument?

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:04 pm
by zelph
realityguy wrote:Tiny Bubbles? :roll: ..Don Ho? :roll: ..If you only knew how far off from real "Hawaiian" music that was... :lol:
l]


Oops!!!! sorry, this is the real, today's Hawaii:




Fantastic workmanship on the guitar 8-)

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:46 pm
by realityguy
Building it wasn't as much as a time taker as designing it.I spent an extra six months doing that..new forms,the bracing inside,having two different necks/scales into one bridge..proper room to play between them..not too large or too small,the electronics(finding,testing better different pickups than what came with the equalizer set),..almost everything had to be redone and reset up for the larger wider instrument.

I don't know ,Dan..appears you've been watching too much Korean TV lately.. :roll:

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:12 pm
by zelph
realityguy wrote:Building it wasn't as much as a time taker as designing it.I spent an extra six months doing that..new forms,the bracing inside,having two different necks/scales into one bridge..proper room to play between them..not too large or too small,the electronics(finding,testing better different pickups than what came with the equalizer set),..almost everything had to be redone and reset up for the larger wider instrument.

I don't know ,Dan..appears you've been watching too much Korean TV lately.. :roll:


Your time was well spent...excellent returns on time invested. :D

I want to visit the Islands. :o

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:27 pm
by realityguy
Visiting the islands..at your age :roll: ..You want more money? :cry: ..it'll be too hot..too sticky..too crowded..what funny food they eat :o ..Spam and rice?!Where can I get a slab of bacon and potatoes? :roll: ..how come it has to rain everyday?,sunburn :oops: ,lots of pretty ladies you aren't supposed to look at :o :shock: ,you can't go in the water because of portuguese man-of war jellyfish :geek: ... and "Hey!Da kine surf is too beeg for you, Haole!" :twisted:

:mrgreen:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rg0_nLFCf0

I once smoked a doobie with the bass player..back in the mid '1970s. :lol:

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:29 am
by zelph
I once smoked some nasties in France :o :lol:

You changed my mind....I don't want to go the the Islands just up into your neck of the woods and then on up to visit Daren the Coastal Island Hopper. :D

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:52 pm
by Ridgerunner
Nice little jam session, Cuz but I think the two guys on the left need to trade instruments to make them proportional ;)

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:42 pm
by zelph
The guy on the left playing the base is cool :D

What's the deal? the biggest guy plays the smallest instrument :roll:

Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:38 pm
by zelph
Someday Realityguy you gotta try eating some boiled peanuts while listening to this guys uke playing.


Re: Building a ukulele..My first..

Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:28 am
by realityguy
:roll:
I tried to get the ol' raisins at the senior center ukulele meet to play this song..They wouldn't go for it...The guys were all for it..but the ladies just couldn't admit to it.. :o You should sing it for the wife around the nightly camphost campfire, Dan...Let us know the outcome of that,please.. :shock:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOgd9hitEAE

..and..here's one for the ladies to sing..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4QzHeUE-CM