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I have played my Fluke intensively ever since I bought it in December 2008. My Fluke has always been my all-weather ukulele as its plastic structure made it the ideal uke to take along whenever I went for a walk in my beloved hills of Burgundy.

My Fluke did however start to show some signs of wear: some of the plastic frets had become dented and playing a Dm for example sounded really bad.

Here is what my fretboard looked like before I replaced it. You can clearly see the dents:

I couldn’t keep my Fluke as it was as its altered sound really bugged me. Some chords gave a very snappy sound and I couldn’t be blamed for it (honest, I was not trying to play barre chords or an E chord).

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Last weekend I got the opportunity to take my ukulele to new heights. Now, what are you thinking, I haven’t become a ukulele virtuoso overnight, I just took my Fluke to the Alps.

Gorgeous weather, stunning views over the mountains, what more could I ask for? The mountains were a really inspiring place to play my uke and I have sore fingertips from having played so much.

My Fluke at the Mer de Glace (Sea of Ice), Chamonix Mont-Blanc.

Last time I had been to the Mer de Glace, I was about 10 years old

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