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planet waves micro headstock tuner (pw-ct-12)

i already have a few of the previous model (planet waves mini) living on the various headstocks of my ukes, and now I gave the new model by d’addario a try: it is an excellent example of how even good things can be improved. slightly smaller than the previous model 3-color display (red=off, yellow=almost, green=in…

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testing countdown

for another project i am looking for a nice wp countdown. and as this is an experimental website i decided to use it as a sandbox…. we should see at least one counter below, target date is 01 dec 2034 12:34:56 countdown timer by andrew ferguson (wordpress.org plugin page): [fergcorp_cdt_single date=”2034-12-01 12:34:56″] t(-) countdown (wordpress.org…

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link collection

i don’t want to maintain a super long list of external links in the side menu, but still i need some kind of notepad for useful links. here we go – unordered for the time being… ukulele setup ukulele setup at hawaii music supply: http://youtu.be/adeFF0nQyzM spongebob tutorial part I: http://youtu.be/Zbp7dApxAuE part II: http://youtu.be/SGGz14ohX9Y fretcalculator: https://www.stewmac.com/FretCalculator…

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hosting at one.com

as already said elsewhere, this blog is was hosted at one.com. i don’t even remember how i found them, but they offered fast and reliable hosting in europe with no fuzz at all. and the first year is free. enough reason to try them. not that i am unhappy with my other hosting providers, i…

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kala travel soprano (special edition)

official model is ka-sstu-fmcp: kala spruce soprano travel ukulele – flamed maple compass small, flat, yet surprisingly loud. solid spruce top, flamed maple (laminated) back and sides. closed geared tuners and an embedded compass in the headstock – after all it is a travel ukulele 😉 came with the usual aquila strings which i didn’t…

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mainland mahogany classic

good stuff assembled in usa. “simply beautiful” edition concert size, solid mahogany all over, rosewood fretboard and bridge, slotted headstock like a guitar – and feels amazingly light with only 504g. my first glossy one. no other bling though; the regular edition comes with a nice rope binding on body and around the soundhole. worth…

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