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4/4 Violin setup dimentions
Just about all of the measurements you need to know
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Ferret
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Just thought this may be useful.

I would 'credit' the author if I could remember who it was

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It came from http://www.curtisviolins.com/setup.html

 

Setup Dimensions For 4/4 Violin

Total length 590 mm
Corpus length 356 - 358 mm
Distance between f-holes 42 mm
Appui (overstand) 6.5 mm(7.5 max)
Projection 26 - 27 mm

Bridge:
Mensur (nut to bridge) 325 mm
Diapazon (root to bridge) 195 mm
Width of bridge feet 42 mm
bridge thickness (foot) 4.2 - 4.5 mm
bridge thickness (top) 1.2 to 1.3 mm
Bridge curvature radius 41.5 mm
String spacing (bridge) 34 mm(each 11-1/3)
string height (bridge) E 3-3/4 mm (3.8 - 4 Weisshaar) (3.6 Becker)
string height (bridge) G 5-3/4 mm (4.7 - 5 Wesisshaar) (5.4 Becker)

Fingerboard:
Fingerboard length 270 mm
Fingerboard thickness 5.5 mm
FB height above belly at end 21 mm
Fingerboard width at nut 24.5 - 25 mm
Fingerboard width at root 32 mm
Fingerboard width at end 42 mm

Nut:
String spacing (nut) 16.5 mm(each 5.5; .5 closer to G)
string height (nut) E 0.6 mm
string height (nut) G 0.8 mm
Nut thickness 5-6 mm

Tailpiece:
Tailpiece width 42 mm
Tailpiece length 115 mm (1x5-3/4 inches)
Afterlength of string: 1/6 string length (54.5 if 327 string length - normal)

Soundpost:
Soundpost thickness 6.5 mm
Initial set: Dilworth: one half-thickness of bridge behind bridge, ie 2.25 mm; Becker: 3.6

Pegs:
Peg protrusion 34 mm

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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Nice! Thanks, Ferret!! I bookmarked the page.

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wookieman
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Awesome!

There is no failure, only results.

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wow...........great,thank you for sharing this...cool

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