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Is there a 5 string you reccomend? ViolinViola hybrid
Is there a 5 string you reccomend? Violin\Viola hybrid
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November 19, 2012 - 12:18 pm
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Is there a 5 string you reccomend? Violin\Viola hybrid.

 

With all the home work you have done saving people time, trouble, and money, I wonder if you have found a 5 string that is satisfactory?

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I have a KC Strings 5-string violin from here :

http://www.kcstrings.com/five-strings

 

It sounds like this, when I play it :

 

The body is a bit wider at the bottom, but the scale length is the same as a standard violin.

 

Mr Jim  dancing

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November 19, 2012 - 10:52 pm
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Did you see the review on the Realist 5-string violin that I made.
I love that violin. Don't know if they are all as good but the first test violin was great.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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WOW Jim I'm impressed by your playing and the sound of that instrument 

 

Thank you 

 

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Thank you :) It is indeed a fine fiddle.

 

Mr Jim  dancing

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