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I need a good vidoe on sound post setting
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Ferret
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Hi All

I can't find a good detailed video on sound post setting.

Any 'leads' on finding one would be appreciated. 

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Pierre has one on setting the sound post.

John, did your bow arrive ?  I ordered one Saturday.

 

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Fiddlestix said
Pierre has one on setting the sound post.

John, did your bow arrive ?  I ordered one Saturday.

 

Ken

Hi Mate @Fiddlestix 

Pierre's video on sound post setting is good but needs a 'part two' that shows things like how to move the post small amounts without knocking it over again. bunny-headbang

Yes, the how arrived. It's a nice bow. It's a better bow than I am a fiddler :)

I reckon that you will like it.

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He does show you towards the end on how to tap the post to move it small amounts at a time. 

3:30 min.

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August 20, 2014 - 2:02 pm
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I should mention that when you tap it, tap top then bottom. Never too much on one end at a time. Also, tap so that you are tapping a bit upwards towards the f-hole to keep tension. If you tap straight only, it could slip downwards towards the wide part of the violin (the center) and fall. :(

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