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kohanmike
09-08-2016, 03:22 PM
Here's the long story; a couple of weeks ago I was scrolling through eBay looking at tenor ukes when I came upon an Ovation Applause tenor cutaway sunburst uke. I took notice because the first new guitar I bought in 1975 was an Ovation Applause sunburst six string. The uke had a starting bid of $275 and a Buy-It-Now for $375 (and $25 shipping).

I decided to make a max bid of $299 and hoped no one outbids me in 4 days, but someone did at the last minute for $357. I immediately regretted not buying it for the $400 and avoid the bidding, but I was being unnecessarily frugal and lost out on a really nice uke for a really good deal, they don't come up very often.

A few days ago while scrolling through the UU Today's Posts, I saw a Market Place sale by WhenDogsSing of his sunburst Godin Multiuke. He had just lowered the price to $400 shipped and thinking about it for a few minutes, I decided I would not let this one get away like I did the Ovation Applause and went for it.

It arrived today and it's a beauty, excellent condition, sounds great amped or unamped, and made extremely well. I've replaced the regret with joy and great thanks to WhenDogsSing (Tim).

http://www.kohanmike.com/uploads/Me Godin Miltiuke.jpg

Chopped Liver
09-08-2016, 04:10 PM
Congrats! Glad it worked out!

Osprey
09-08-2016, 05:25 PM
Congrats! I am sure you will enjoy it. That particular Uke in sunburst is on my want list.

Ukulele Eddie
09-08-2016, 05:35 PM
Congrats, Mike!

igorthebarbarian
09-08-2016, 06:31 PM
Awesome - congratulations and good pic

lfoo6952
09-08-2016, 06:50 PM
Congrats! Enjoy it in good health.

Mivo
09-08-2016, 07:21 PM
Congrats, it's a really nice uke! I considered buying one (in Europe, though) when I listened to Tim playing. It sounded great to me.

Croaky Keith
09-08-2016, 10:28 PM
Enjoy your new uke. :)

mm stan
09-09-2016, 12:38 AM
Congratulations on the new uke, I played a couple, they sound good too, happy strummings

WhenDogsSing
09-09-2016, 01:08 AM
I am glad that you like it Mike. Thanks.

kohanmike
09-11-2016, 10:39 PM
The Godin came with a linear low-g string, I prefer reentrant high-G, so I was reading up on that today and found some mixed feedback. One post said they contacted Godin and was told the Multiuke is made for high-G, but another post from Andrew at HMS said he has set them up with low-g and it works fine. I decided to change the string and I'm very happy with the high-G sound.