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#1 foxden



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Posted 13 June 2007 - 04:58 PM

I was playing an old baritone ukulele that I found in the garage from many many years ago and started fooling around. Friends told me that I'd be better off spending my time on a guitar since the uke was basically strung the same way.

They were right, but they didn't mention the difficulty associated with the two extra strings. I will stick at it with all the info on this forum and the web.

I am playing with two guitars I was lent, and older epiphone pr-755S and a washburn classical guitar. So far both are near impossible compared to the old uke.


#2 allthumbs

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:19 PM

Baritone ukes are pretty cool. Bass players seem to have hiccups with those two extra strings on a guitar too. If it is any consolation, it is just as awkward going from guitar to bass or uke.

#3 Aunt Doty

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 05:48 PM

Welcome and Good luck!

#4 si16



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Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:09 PM

Hi foxden.

#5 wcostley


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Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:23 PM

Hello foxden,
I'm sure you'll fall in love with learning guitar in a very short time, if you haven't already.
Welcome aboard.

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 01:14 AM

Welc:)me foxden!
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Posted 14 June 2007 - 06:00 AM

Hi foxden and welcome.

#8 Europa


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Posted 14 June 2007 - 07:59 AM

Welcome to GFB&B. :winkthumb:
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#9 eddiez152


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Posted 14 June 2007 - 12:46 PM

Welcome to the forum :)
Nothin sweeter than the sound of music comin out of a 6 string box - EZ me Music / ASCAP "Music is a social act of communication, a gesture of friendship,the strongest there is"-Malcolm Arnold

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