Gas can shamisen

Hey everybody, just throwing this out there. If anybody has an old tsugaru neck or comes across one or knows where to find one I would really appreciate letting me know. I want to build a gas can shamisen.

Because it would be awesome.

Thanks,

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That would be like a kankaro(?) Sanshin. Very curious to know what it will sound like.

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Hey, anybody know the next widest neck to a tsugaru? Maybe I will have better luck finding one of those for cheap.

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That would be like a kankaro(?) Sanshin. Very curious to know what it will sound like.

If I ever get it made I will definitely make a video of the sound.

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The three primary necks (and some of their associated genre) found in shamisen are

Hosozao (2.3 - 2.6 cm) (nagauta, kouta)
Chuuzao (2.6 - 2.8 cm) (min'yo, jiuta)
Futozao (2.8 cm +) (gidayu, tsugaru)

Futozao are commonly in the 3.0 - 3.3 range these days, and the truly narrow hosozao are rather uncommon.

Edited Feb 13, 2018 by Christopher Brown
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The three primary necks (and some of their associated genre) found in shamisen are

Hosozao (2.3 - 2.6 cm) (nagauta, kouta)
Chuuzao (2.6 - 2.8 cm) (min'yo, jiuta)
Futozao (2.8 cm +) (gidayu, tsugaru)

Futozao are commonly in the 3.0 - 3.3 range these days, and the truly narrow hosozao are rather uncommon.

Thank You kindly Sir.

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Seems like it would be pretty easy to make a neck
or something like it.

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