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Troubles with the bow
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September 16, 2012 - 2:45 pm
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Hi everyone!
I'm new to this site and I'm new to playing the violin, but on the beginning of my journey with the violin I have question to you.

Hair is falling out from my bow (I mean from one site only). How can I insert it again?
If it's necesarry I can upload picture of my bow.

Thanks for any help, and sorry for any mistakes, but I'm not natively English speaking and I'm just learning it ;)

Greetings from Poland ;)

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September 16, 2012 - 3:05 pm
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welcome my friend to this fantastic place unfortunately when the bow starts losing its hair it's a sign that it needs some professional help it's wedged in the little holes that hold it and once it comes out there's no way to replace it.

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September 16, 2012 - 4:46 pm
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you cannot reinsert it once it falls out. However I have heard that applying rogain gel to the surface will encourage new growth! crossedfingers

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September 16, 2012 - 5:10 pm
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Is it a new bow or used one.

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but the one who needs the least."

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September 16, 2012 - 9:23 pm
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Sounds like you may have a bow with synthetic hair or some weather changes that are putting pressure on your bow. I would suggest buying a new one or find someone that can re-string some new hair on it......   Welcome to the forum by the way and enjoy learning your violin. Such a fun instrument to play.

September 17, 2012 - 10:11 am
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Fiddlerman said
Is it a new bow or used one.


Does it make a big difference? A friend of mine lend me that violin and bow, but he was talking something about buying a bow, so I'm not sure.
I'm going to meet and ask him to repair it (he also repairs instruments, so I think he'll be able to fix it.) I just asked because I thought it'snothing serious and I can fix it myself.

Thanks for all the help I got here ;)

Greetings from Poland ;)

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