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Old 09-10-2017, 04:48 PM
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Default Anyone seriously Think about selling your acoustic in favor of the Ukulele?

I know...Seriously??

But lately I'm enjoying the Baritone Ukulele more then my Nice Yamaha A3M...
I probably won't Sell the Yamaha but I might just put it away for a while..

Maybe for Xmas I'll get a all wood Baritone Ukulele
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You can swing it both ways.

I've about 15 ukes.
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Do you need the money?

If not, put the guitar away in a safe place. You'll be back.
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Do you need the money?

If not, put the guitar away in a safe place. You'll be back.
Yep, that's the plan [emoji23]
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Yep, that's the plan
I have two lap steel guitars stashed away under the same layaway scheme
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Yes, did it three years ago. Sold all my guitars and basses. Owned over 15 Ukes in that time, all sizes.

Still own some Ukes and am playing the four guitars I have purchased in the last month.

Uke and guitar are fun and challenging but I missed the bass strings of the guitar for walk ups and downs etc. especially when playing worship, bluegrass and folk.

In the end I simply enjoy music. I am teaching my grandsons uke and guitar. They enjoy it too as well as piano.
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Old 09-10-2017, 09:08 PM
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A year ago or so I bought my daughter a First Act little guitar about the size of the baritone Ukulele
I had a lot of fun with that plastic POS even if it buzzed like a hornet net...
So that started my search for a small travel guitar...and many people said...Try a Ukulele and I thought of Tiny Tim... No way No how...
So after many small guitars I finally gave up on finding something small that sounded Good...
Not sure why...but I finally had some credit with Amazon and figured what the heck.. Try a Ukulele...
So I research a little and found out the Baritone is stringed like a guitar so a lot of the chords interchange ... and what doesn't, makes it even more fun to learn new fingerings....
Whether I try any of the other sizes will remain to be see...But who knows.
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Absolutely not, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't like a nice ukulele. I just have my priorities straight.

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Absolutely not, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't like a nice ukulele. I just have my priorities straight.

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No, I would never give up playing piano or guitar even though I have very sore left thumb and both pinkies hurt. However, I have changed my mind about how to play them. DADGAD for one makes life easier and more fun. On my small Yamaha I use "Drop 3 Tuning" then place the capo on the third fret. I can still play up to an hour or so a day without too much pain. I changed my 12 string into a lap type slide guitar. My Baritone Ukulele is on order.
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No, but ukes are addicitve little buggers, ain't they?
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Yea... it's fun to learn new ways to get funky with a Uke...I'm sure it would be a head turner as a solo act to use a Ukulele for a lot of guitar tunes...
Busking could be fun with one..
And mine is acoustically louder then my Yamaha A3M.. isn't that special
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Nope. I play both on a daily or weekly basis. I used both at a jam on Saturday afternoon, and tonight is our ukulele club meeting. And I ran through my finger style guitar repertoire for an hour last night.

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Old 09-11-2017, 11:55 AM
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Well I'm sure I'm not selling the Yamaha but I might expand my Ukulele collection.. I'd like a all wood one...Like a Mainland or ?
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