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Newbie from Herrick Center, Pa.
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Ken Knapp
July 31, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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I am just learning and live in Herrick Center, Pa. I have a very nice no-name fiddle I bought about a year and a half ago, but have always loved looking at the Fiddlerman violins. 

So tonight I took the plunge. Ordered the Fiddlerman Concert and an extra carbon fiber bow for my other fiddle. I am working on learning without lessons, just from books and online videos. I am mostly interested in playing old time fiddle and gospel. I am looking forward to having the second fiddle (no pun intended) and getting busy with practice.



July 31, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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Ken Knapp,


Welcome to the forum,

Have fun on your new journey which may become a passion!



Master the Frog and you have mastered the bow.

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Ken Knapp
August 3, 2016 - 11:00 pm
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Thanks, Mark. I think it will become a passion. I have gotten to really love old time fiddling and gospel, in fact we have a group of old time fiddlers who are pretty active. I am going to one of their concerts on Friday evening in Jeffersonville, NY, and hope to get to the rest of them before they stop for the winter. 

They are a bunch of nice people, some of whom I've known most of my life. So if I can get somewhat competent I might be able to play with them sometime. 🙂

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August 4, 2016 - 8:37 am
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Welcome to the forum! Congratulations on your new fiddle! I am sure you will love it 🙂

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August 4, 2016 - 3:50 pm
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Glad to have you here Ken Knapp,
You'll fit in here perfectly. We love old time fiddle. 🙂

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