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Thomann Irish Bouzouki M1089

Thomann Irish Bouzouki M1089
€133
£104.94
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item number 119042
sales unit 1 piece
available since October 2007
sales rank 2342
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sales rank 2342 at thomann.de 4 in this category (Details)

Thomann Irish Bouzouki M1089 - made in Europe, 66cm scale length, solid spruce top, flat solid maple back, maple sides and neck, comes with bag.

  • 3-year Thomann warranty
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A good zouk for the price

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I have long wanted to try out a bouzouki but have been put off by the very high price tags. I was a little dubious that this, being cheaper than most other zouks online, would be poor quality and produce a questionable sound. Now, I'm sure this sounds dreadful compared to a top quality specialised instrument handcrafted by a master luthier... but for the price, it's a decent little instrument!

It sounds good, though the lower pair of strings are in octave pairings rather than unison. - if you prefer the latter though, you can easily buy some d'addario unison strings from Thomann to replace those provided. But still, the sound is pleasant for the cost and the tuners are surprisingly good at holding their tune. While the construction quality isn't obviously going to rival handcrafted models at extremely high prices, it is actually quite pleasing and good quality for the price of our chase. Overall a nice little zouk for the price and an ideal starting instrument if you're not sure whether the zouk is the instrument for you yet :-)

Good beginner's bouzouki

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This bouzouki sports decent hardware and wood (ish). The painted fretboard feels strange, it should be natural wood. But on the whole, the bouzouki is well put together and it sounds very good. It's very loud for it's size and can cope well with a guitar-bouzouki duet.

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