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Choosing a new violin
Concert master violin opinion?
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TerryT
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Having been playing now for 6 months, even though I have owned my Stentor for 12 months, I am looking for an upgrade.

I saw FM's review of the concertmaster, and like it but I think I may have found a much cheaper option from another Internet site.

Your thoughts please......

http://mobile.walmart.com/m/ph.....n/14311551

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Go for it. thumbs-up

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Kevin M.
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Your link didn't work for me so here's one that isn't for a mobile phone.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Conc.....n/14311551

I do think this violin might be a bit over your capabilities.

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Kevin M. said

Your link didn't work for me so here's one that isn't for a mobile phone.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Conc.....n/14311551

I do think this violin might be a bit over your capabilities.

That's the one!
Do you think I might grow into it?

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Fiddlerman
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I actually saw that. LOL
I especially like the color smile

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but the one who needs the least."

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You would rather have pink right?

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Well, it says you can play Bach, Mozart and Paganini on it.  

Price is nice, but I dunno.. No sound sample of it that I've been able to find.  It could be all looks and no tone, y'know? 

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DanielB said
Well, it says you can play Bach, Mozart and Paganini on it.  

Ohhh, so THAT's my problem - my fiddle didn't come with an owner's manual. I bet I have been trying to play unapproved songs on it! Cuz we all know it can't possible be operator error!

roflfacepalmroflduncecap 

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i actually had a guitar like that for my kid

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Wait! How come my violin doesn't have buttons???? No wonder I play out of tune. I'm gonna send it back.

When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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It's Walmart, it's still made in China.  rofl

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Well where do you expect anything electronic to be made these days?   Unless it is "vintage" or you make it yourself, it's usually going to be made somewhere in the orient.  Even if you build it yourself, the parts are most likely from China, Malaysia, Japan, etc..

The real hoot though is that it is called a Concert Master.  That could make for some great practical jokes for b-days and xmas..

devil-violin

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Barry said
weather shouldnt effect that fiddle

 

rofl

 

Yea, but the water might!

DanielB said
The real hoot though is that it is called a Concert Master.  That could make for some great practical jokes for b-days and xmas..

devil-violin

I am already thinking cdennyb REALLY needs this.  As a sort of "Thank You."

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