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My Amp Hums

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Crocker Apr 1, 2014. 3 Replies

I have an Ibanez Mimx 30 amp. For a $100 amp it sounded awesome when it was new . Now it hums a lot . My teen age son used to use the amp a lot and I'm sure he beat on it quite a bit. Is the probable…Continue

Famous Guitar players who got there start on uke

Started May 30, 2013 0 Replies

I was just thinking about what famous guitars players got their start by learning to play the ukulele before the guitar.Here are the names that came to mind:Jimi Hendrix,Neil YoungDick DaleJohnny…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy D Durrence May 28, 2013. 1 Reply

I just built my first case. I used poplar to frame it and 1/4 " birch plywood to sheath it. It has a small battery operated amp built in. I got a little crazy putting on steel corners and other…Continue


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Finished Tahitian Ukulele

"Wow, this is a real work of art!"
Oct 29
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Finished Tahitian Ukulele

It just occurred to me that I never posted the finished ukulele. Here it is. It sounds way better than I expected.
Oct 28
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54 Flor De Las Antillas concert Uke September 2021

I built this for a friend that plans on giving it to his son.I love it because The box says MY Fathers Cigars" all over it and it has a nice this wood top. It's perfect for an acoustic ukulele
Oct 8
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Tahitian Prog May 23 2021

"WOW, awesome start, can't wait to see the finished instrument. What will it be? GET TO WORK!!!"
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52 Don Sebastian 2 July 2021

"Great box, very nice build!"
Jul 14
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"Gorgeous. A work of art. "
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51 Firebird March 2021

"This is a work of art - great job!!"
Mar 22
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51 Firebird March 2021

This is my Johnny Winter Firebird inspired ukulele. It's strung up and ready to Rock n Roll...Hoochie Koo.
Mar 22
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Koa Box 6 String

"That's some good looking lumber."
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49 Juanita Collage 2

"This is awesome, really put a smile on my face!!"
Oct 23, 2020

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At 4:23pm on May 9, 2019, Alan Gregory Payton (aka #AGP) said…

PS: I also see you have a similar profile pic of a similar Terrier ??

At 4:21pm on May 9, 2019, Alan Gregory Payton (aka #AGP) said…

"Thanks RIGuitars", a 12yr old Miniature Fox Terrier, who the whole household routine revolves around :-D

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