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How often do you re-hair your bow?
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Fiddlerman
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January 21, 2011 - 7:46 pm
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I find that the hair on my bow will last about 8 weeks before they begin to break off one at a time. But when they finally start breaking the process goes fast, kind of like popping pop corn.
I re-hair my bow about every 2-3 months dependent on how much I play.

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rotex13
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Never tried to rehair my bow, but I think I need because some of my bow hairs are loosen and brown(too old?) and how much it costs to rehair and where?

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Fiddlerman
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May 15, 2011 - 8:28 pm
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Remember that I play 30+ hours a week and HARD 🙂
The brown hair might always have been brown. The loose ones are not a problem except that they don't help to produce any sound.
You might need it but I usually change because I wear the hairs right off the bow. The place to get that done is at a Luthier, bow maker, violin shop or some music shops. We pay around $50 here in the US. 

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I wonder how often Charlie Daniels has to rehair his bows? His Luthier must love him!

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