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Tucson1
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So , mandolin is popular fer backin' up yer fiddlin' fun ...

How 'bout adding a little more twang with a banjo mandolin ?  more fun ..

And now that Pierre has Ukulele in stock , I'm wonderin' what a Ukulele strung with half a set of mando strings and mando tuning would sound like ? Anyone tried it or willing ?violin-1267Have fun ...Be happyIMG04726-20140413-0750.jpgImage Enlarger

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Ferret
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Well Tucs

I've got a uke that I don't use so I may give it a go. 

I may have to check that tuning won't snap it in half. rofl

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Hey Ferret ,

Cool ...may need to ad a perch pole inside ...not sure ...i think the lightest mando strings i have are Ernie Ball at ...9 , 13 , 22 , and 34 ...if that's any help ....violin-1267

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I had a look at perch polls on banjos (I didn't know what one was :) ) The word gad me thinking of fishing. rofl

I hope that I can get away without one.

I figure that a way to go would be to replace one string at a time and bring it into tune and see how things sound and look. And then on to the next one. 

Will do some more research :)

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Fiddlerman
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August 13, 2014 - 7:08 am
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Tucson1 said
........... And now that Pierre has Ukulele in stock , I'm wonderin' what a Ukulele strung with half a set of mando strings and mando tuning would sound like ? Anyone tried it or willing ?violin-1267Have fun ...Be happy

Interesting idea. I guess using the strongest one would be advisable. We have Ovation mandolins in stock too. :)

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