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    A colascione for a customer in Italy (or as I've been calling it, the giraffe lute!)

    For the unfamiliar: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colascione

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    Default Re: I built a colascione!

    Very cool! Thanks for the Wikipedia link.
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    What is the scale length and tuning? Very cool indeed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seter View Post
    What is the scale length and tuning? Very cool indeed!
    Thanks!
    Scale length of 82cm, and tuning of BEA or ADG (a fourth or fifth below the 3 lowest guitar strings).

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    Default Re: I built a colascione!

    I had one of those a couple or three years ago. I didn't build mine. I got it at the hospital. I was a little sedated so I don't remember exactly what it looked like but looking at that one, it felt like that's what they used. Oh, wait. That was a....... Never mind.
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    Default Re: I built a colascione!

    Quote Originally Posted by DHopkins View Post
    I had one of those a couple or three years ago. I didn't build mine. I got it at the hospital. I was a little sedated so I don't remember exactly what it looked like but looking at that one, it felt like that's what they used. Oh, wait. That was a....... Never mind.


    I had to ask the customer (he's Italian) the correct way to pronounce it myself!

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    Looks great!
    Just remember: colazione means breakfast.

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