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Riptide EUT-2N Tenor Acoustic-Electric Ukulele
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The Riptide EUT-2N Tenor Acoustic-Electric Ukulele has a solid spruce top for the best in tone, volume and sustain. The backs and sides are made of r...Click To Read More About This Product
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A medium-sized ukulele with impressive sound from its exclusive Dual Port System and built-in electronics.
The Riptide EUT-2N Tenor Acoustic-Electric Ukulele has a solid spruce top for the best in tone, volume and sustain. The backs and sides are made of rosewood. The Boulder Creek exclusive "Dual Port System" allows both the performer and listener to hear the music better. Die-cast tuning machines keep things in tune while abalone binding around the body and both soundports add elegance. The EUT-2N comes with the Boulder Creek UK-300T preamp and pickup system with built-in tuner. The fine finish and detail work on this tenor ukulele are evident and the sound it produces is sure to please any ukulele enthusiast.
Aquila "Nyglut" Strings are standard on all Riptide Ukuleles.
Case sold separately.
Tenor body style
Gloss natural finish
Solid spruce top
Rosewood back and sides
Boulder Creek UK-300T preamp and pickup system:
2 Band EQ with Chromatic LED tuner for Ukulele
Input impedance: 22 M?
Frequency response: 20 Hz 20KHz
Control Range: Bass: +/-12dB at 100Hz, Treble: +/-12dB at 10KHz
Battery Status LED
Case sold separately
Enjoy the best of both worlds with this acoustic-electric tenor ukulele. Order today.
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- Bright But Thin Sound
Comments about Riptide EUT-2N Tenor Acoustic-Electric Ukulele:
I've been playing for several years and lead two ukulele groups. While the spruce top of the the Riptide gave a somewhat bright sound, I RETURNED IT because the sound was thin. I found my Fluke to be much warmer and much louder than the Riptide. The main reason I'm interested in a new ukulele is that I sometime need amplification.
I did find the EUT-2N Riptide to be very cute, much more than I expected. Over all I though the finish was nice, but there was one fairly obvious indentation on one side of the sound board at the very end of the fret board. There were both vertical and horizontal marks on the sound board, from the corner of where the fret board attached to the top sound board. I don't know if this affected the ukulele's sound or not.
I have played the cheaper EUT-5N5 riptide, and while I felt it had a fuller and mellower sound than this EUT-2N, I was not impressed with the finish and I notice it had seveal places where glue was showing and one where it dripped. I assumed the fit and finish would be better with the more expensive version. That was a costly mistake as return shipping is very, very expensive.
One last thing: I was also intriqued with the side sound hole, but I honestly couldn't hear myself any better that I can on my current ukulele.