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cutting down a chin rest
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MrYikes
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December 16, 2016 - 3:55 pm
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I have never liked how a chin rest can dominate the looks of a violin and recently I removed the shoulder rest and went back to FM's sponge (I like how light the violin feels).  So to eliminate some weight I cut the chin rest down by removing the parts that never touch me.  I like it.chinrest-024.JPGImage Enlargerchinrest-027.JPGImage Enlarger

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December 16, 2016 - 7:27 pm
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Looks good. You started with a Flesch chinrest?

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Can't remember the name @charles but that sounds right.

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December 21, 2016 - 9:47 am
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Why not. 🙂

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