Fishing Line Ukulele Strings

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June 21, 2011 by Tim


I don’t usually repost other people’s articles, but when I do…..

Actually I love the way Kevin, of wolfewithane.com, writes. I just saw this article and thought I should point others to it.
Fishing for Ukulele Strings

Kevin is an avid ukulele player and an all around fun person to talk to. Make sure to check out the rest of his site after you read his article on fishing line ukulele strings

Other Articles I found

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?9232-Fluorocarbon-String-Conspiracy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR6Y6m3Mn2Y

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8 thoughts on “Fishing Line Ukulele Strings

  1. Fascinating information, thank you for sharing it.

  2. ukulefty says:

    Wow that’s some really interesting information. I liked the video comparison of D’Addario VS Aquila VS Seaguar fishing line sound test! I don’t have the best of ears but the fishing line actually sounded pretty damn good to me!

  3. ubher-uke says:

    Cool stuff. Will be shopping at Bass ProShops now.

  4. Kawatapurangi says:

    This is pretty much a no-brainer!! My father and aunts (who are Rarotongans!!) have been playing the uku since they were kids, and all of their uku’s use fishing lines – because of cost and the ready availibility of fishing line in their village!! Just experiement to find the right sound is all they told me, I just wished that I learnt to play when I was a kid – but here I am as a 40year old learning to play – better late than never I say!! LOL

  5. Kevin Wolfe says:

    Thanks for your kind words Tim. I must admit that I do get strange looks walking into Cabela’s and asking “Where’s your ukulele string section?”

  6. Spot on with this write-up, I actually believe this web site needs
    a lot more attention. I’ll probably be back again to see more,
    thanks for the advice!

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