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what do you guys think of Eastman & competitors
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WhistlerSam
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October 15, 2013 - 11:52 am
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i'm planing on getting a Eastman 305 or close competitor. i've heard that its a well made and good sounding intermediate violin. i also really like its unique finnish. seems like a good violin but so do it competitors, the Snow 200, Scott Cao 750, the Ivan Dunov, Kohr, Albert Nebel, and the Doetsch for example. so my price range is about 1000 US$, i realize the Doetsch is a bit high but i'd be willing to pay more if it was better than the others and i'm open to suggestion. 

thanks in advance.

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Fiddlerman
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October 15, 2013 - 12:02 pm
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Most of those violins are available through my distributors and manufacturers. Let me know what the best price you get is and the instrument that you choose in the end and perhaps we (fiddlershop) can help you and do better. As always, satisfaction guaranteed or your money back.

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but the one who needs the least."

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I play an Eastman. I think its a pretty good instrument.  Nice sound, nice response, well constructed and a good looking instrument.  I like it.  One of the reasons I decided to go with the Eastman is that I heard a lot of good reports about Eastman products  from teachers, students, musicians at various skill levels.

If you have a good violin shop in your area where you can try different instruments and compare them then I would advise going that route so you can decide for yourself by actually trying different ones.  Unfortunately many of us don't have the luxury of a well stocked local violin shop.  I don't think you can go wrong with the Eastman.

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