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howto add a strap button to the firefly banjolele

sometimes a strap comes in handy – but on the original firefly there’s hardly any good mounting point to attach a strap. big banjoleles come with lots of possibilities, just the firefly lacks one. and i do not consider fiddling some shoelace through the tailpiece a good solution, not even a workaround. forutnately the tailpiece…

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project: “bass” ukulele

one might ask: why “project”, the ubass has already been introduced? looking closer, the question already contains the answer: the ubass (and all its variants) is in fact not an ukulele but a small scale bass. most obvious proof is the tuning: ukulele is tuned gcea (or adf#b) – ubass is tuned eadg which is…

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speeding up (again)

the site felt a bit slow lately which seems to be a natural side effect of using shared hosting at one of the cheaper providers. not that i am unhappy with arvixe, i just noticed some lags here and there – which i didn’t like. sure, in the 90s all we had was 56k modem…

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