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Any Recommendations on “Tip Armor?”
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Irv
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December 3, 2018 - 7:12 pm
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C8E5B980-5C59-4F26-A493-2A4A20D52FF4.jpegImage EnlargerI have some violin bow tips that I need to replace.  It seems that the type called “tip armor” seems to be innovative and not too expensive.  Has anyone tried them?

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Fiddlerman
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December 7, 2018 - 11:14 am
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We use the stuff here. Perfectly fine. 🙂

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Thank you Fiddlerman.  I want to try a variety of bows to get an understanding of what a good (or in my case, better than bad) bow feels like before I start making bamboo bows.  I am enjoying the Yellow Sandalwood bow I just purchased from your shop.  I have a few interesting bows I purchased in need of repair.  I will give the tip armor a try.

Man has no special rights because he belongs to a particular race.  The soul emanates equal and eternal from bodies different in shape and color.  It is sufficient to say ‘Man’ to comprehend therein all rights.                                                    — Jose Marti 

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.         —Frank Zappa

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Fiddlerman
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December 7, 2018 - 12:32 pm
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Good luck with it Irv. Glad you like the Sandalwood bow. I honestly think it's a bargain compared to other wooden bows and the way it plays.

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