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TerryT
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lesson 1.

 

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Don't drop your bow, vertically, to land right on the edge of the tip!

 

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WOW... that crash-a-bow flu must be going around... that makes two now in a week!

Oh well. good excuse to buy a CF one now huhTerry? thumbs-upcheers

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You read my mind Denny, fortunately it arrived in the post last weekviolin-student

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Wow, how 'bout that!

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thumbs-up perfect timing...cheers

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KindaScratchy
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How many times did you have to "drop" it to get it to do that?

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At least it broke in a good place, easy to repair if the bow is worth it. Line up the two pieces and cut a joint into both then splint and glue.  You can do it and then you'll have a spare bow.

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Hi TerryT,

Wow, what a coincidence, just a few days before I broke my bow, I'd ordered a CF bow from the Fiddleshop too.

I'm sorry to hear you broke your bow but I'm happy to hear that you're not left bowless.

Maybe we start a club/band and call ourselves, "The Bow Breakers" LOL!   clap

 

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It could be an expensive club to join.
Fortunately is was the cheapie supplied with my Chinese student violin and not the other one I am looking after.

Makes me think about ensuring these items ate listed on my house contents insurance!

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What the hell, lol; yeah, it's like an epidemic,,, must be that moist air!

So sorry to hear the news Terry, but yeah, you've now got a brand new CF which you could probably roll your car over and still play with.

I think you should probably tie a cord onto your bows that you could put over your nect,,,, you know, like those drinking cups you Brits use to go from pub to pub,,, it's on a cord so you always have something to drink from.

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ftufc said

What the hell, lol; yeah, it's like an epidemic,,, must be that moist air!

So sorry to hear the news Terry, but yeah, you've now got a brand new CF which you could probably roll your car over and still play with.

I think you should probably tie a cord onto your bows that you could put over your nect,,,, you know, like those drinking cups you Brits use to go from pub to pub,,, it's on a cord so you always have something to drink from.

Haha, like a kid who has his gloves joined on a string which passes up his sleeve and thru the back of his coat!!

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I still have that type of gloves with the string and one has an L and the other an R, not sure what that means though.

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