I just got muy first octave yesterday, right here from the good old Cafe classifieds. It is a tenor guitar conversion with a 23 inch scale. It is an old Harmony. It's rough cosmetically but the sound is awesome to my ears. I'm still trying to figure it out. The new scale is a stretch coming from the mando but I can play alot of the mando songs I know....Soldiers Joy, Blackberry Blossom, Si Boag Si Mohr. Just the tried to play these last night. I am sort of enthralled with tone of this beast. It's deep yet has a sweetness on the treble side. There's a good amount of sustain and depth also. The $300 price was easy on the pocket book too. These thing are awesome!
Big Mandos Rule!
" Sing to the Lord, bless His name;
Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day.
Declare His glory among the nations,
His wonders among all peoples." (Psalm 96:2-3,NKJ)