FORUM

Check out our Forum Rules. Lets keep this forum an enjoyable place to visit.

A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
The bow
Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
Avatar
Rondo
Member
Members
June 9, 2015 - 1:16 am
Member Since: June 8, 2015
Forum Posts: 7
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

How often it is recommended to weaken the bow hair?

Avatar
Dom
Members
June 9, 2015 - 2:54 am
Member Since: April 3, 2015
Forum Posts: 22
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Weaken the bow hair?

Avatar
Fiddlestix
Michigan, USA
King
Members

Regulars
June 9, 2015 - 3:21 am
Member Since: January 21, 2012
Forum Posts: 2647
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Are you talking about loosening the bow hair. If that be the case, loosen it after you are finished using it.  

          violin-1267

Avatar
Fiddlerman
Fort Lauderdale
June 9, 2015 - 9:54 am
Member Since: September 26, 2010
Forum Posts: 13967

Try to loosen the hair when you are not playing. Keeping the bow loose most of the time will allow the bow to keep it's shape for a longer period of time.

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

Avatar
Rondo
Member
Members
June 9, 2015 - 10:56 am
Member Since: June 8, 2015
Forum Posts: 7
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thank You! But, I think, I'm doing it too often ... :))) 

Avatar
Fiddlerman
Fort Lauderdale
June 9, 2015 - 2:11 pm
Member Since: September 26, 2010
Forum Posts: 13967

You can't be doing it too often if you keep it tight when you play and loosen it when you are not. 🙂

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

Avatar
Rondo
Member
Members
June 9, 2015 - 6:07 pm
Member Since: June 8, 2015
Forum Posts: 7
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Fiddlerman said
You can't be doing it too often if you keep it tight when you play and loosen it when you are not. 🙂

I mean that after 20 minutes of training to make a break for 5 minutes, and at this time to unscrew the screw and relaxing hair bow. Thank you for your advice, they are very valuable!

Avatar
coolpinkone
California, the place of my heart
June 10, 2015 - 1:42 pm
Member Since: January 11, 2012
Forum Posts: 4168
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

You don't need to unscrew / loosen the hair for a break.  Especially if you have it just as you like it.  It would be time saving to keep it as you like for the break. 

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

Avatar
Rondo
Member
Members
June 11, 2015 - 10:47 am
Member Since: June 8, 2015
Forum Posts: 7
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thank you!smile

Avatar
Fiddlerman
Fort Lauderdale
June 12, 2015 - 7:12 am
Member Since: September 26, 2010
Forum Posts: 13967
10sp_Permalink sp_Print
0

Rondo said

Fiddlerman said
You can't be doing it too often if you keep it tight when you play and loosen it when you are not. 🙂

I mean that after 20 minutes of training to make a break for 5 minutes, and at this time to unscrew the screw and relaxing hair bow. Thank you for your advice, they are very valuable!

It really can't hurt. Not necessary but you aren't doing any damage unless you worry about the life of the eyelet and screw in the frog. Even then, I haven't experienced one that has been worn as of yet.

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

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 231

Currently Online: BillyG, steveduf, bocaholly, MoonShadows
52 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today None
Upcoming AndrewAllanRoberts, uncledave, DanielB, pchoppin, Kmmoon

Top Posters:

Mad_Wed: 2849

Barry: 2673

Fiddlestix: 2647

Oliver: 2439

DanielB: 2379

Kevin M.: 1969

damfino: 1890

cdennyb: 1814

TerryT: 1726

Ferret: 1575

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 2

Members: 18684

Moderators: 0

Admins: 6

Forum Stats:

Groups: 16

Forums: 58

Topics: 7559

Posts: 94766

Newest Members:

amyph1, joshuaex4, jacquelinewg11, Efabeksic, jacquelinemu60, madelynjc1

Administrators: Fiddlerman: 13967, KindaScratchy: 1732, coolpinkone: 4168, BillyG: 2743, MrsFiddlerman: 0, Jimmie Bjorling: 0