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thenewgreen  ·  198 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: No Way Out

They are very similar. As far as I can tell the only major difference is the tuning. The cavaco is a bit higher and is tuned in open G. It also has steel strings and seems fun to play with a pick. I wouldn’t use a pick with a Uke. But a real cavaco player may say that using a pick is wrong. Who knows?

Fun little instrument though

Edit: and thank you!