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Cordoba Cuatro

Hear the distinct sound of the South American-inspired Cuatro. This Cordoba sings with a mahogany body and spruce top. (3) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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Inspired by South American string instruments, the Cuatro looks like it would naturally belong in the ukulele family. Despite the fact that it has four strings like a uke, this Venezuelan instrument has a distinct sound of its own, tending to serve as the rhythmic and harmonic base. For this reason, the Cuatro has a mahogany tap plate built seamlessly onto the spruce top.

The Cuatro is popular for its simplistic design and compact size (521mm or 20.5 inch scale length), and is a versatile instrument fit for all styles and varieties of music. The Cuatro has a solid European spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and a mahogany tap plate. Tuned to standard D, B, G, E. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Cordoba Guitars products.
- Top: Solid Spruce Top
- Back & Sides: Mahogany
- Binding/Bridge: Rosewood bridge
- Rosette: All natural wood inlaid
- Finish: Satin (matte) finish, natural color
- Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard
- Scale Length: 514mm (20.25 in.)
- Nut Width: 37mm
- Fret Marker Inlays: Markers on the 3, 5, 7, 9, 12 on the neck
- Nut/Saddle: Composite
- Number of Frets: 14 frets total
- Body Width & Length: 174mm width at upper bout / 255mm width at lower bout / 800mm (31.5 in.) in total length
- Body Depth: 70mm at upper bout / 79mm at lower bout
- Turning Machines: Nickel Tuning Machines
- Strings: Aquila Baritone ukulele strings
- Tap Plate/Pick Guard: Mahogany
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 18 x 4 in
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"Is like a baritone uke more than a venezuelan cuatro. But for a uke, it is a nice product."
Sound: I was expecting it to have the same depth of sound as a Venezuelan cuatro, but it is not the same. It looks and sounds like a baritone uke to me, so I was a little disappointed. I could not get it to tune the same way, so I had to order different strings for it, so will see if that makes a difference. Feature: It is a cute instrument, but again not what I expected. When the item stated cuatro, I should have looked at it more closely, especially with the measurements to see that it is not a true venezuelan cuatro, but like a baritone uke. Ease of Use: It is easy to use and sounds great - again for a uke. I am a beginner, but I think there is an easy learning curve for this instrument. It is easy to handle and it seems to play nicely. Quality: Yes seems to be well made and comes with a very nice case. Value: I think it is a little spendy for what I have seen in other ukes......for my level I guess........ But the quality is good.....probably. I was willing to spend more because I thought it was a venezuelan cuatro. Manufacturer Support: NA The Wow Factor: It is a fine instrument for my needs, will have to see how the other strings work with it. Overall: Yes I would search more for the true venezuelan cuatro, which is about the same size, but it has a deeper body.
Style of Music: folk
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