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risk
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April 2, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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 Anyone know of a quality case that allows you to leave a shoulder rest on? 

 

Call it lazy but if i have to do it every time i miss out on a 5 min practice opportunity when it arises so if i could leave it on it would be helpful.

 

Also worried about moving and humidity lvl in colorado during summer so ide like to leave it in a humidified case.

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At home my violin sits in an open case with the shoulder rest in place.  Since I have an old violin and an old case I too have to remove the shoulder rest to pack it up.

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FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius.  BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.

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My concern is humidifying it, leaving it open kinda prevents it.

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Perhaps you should just raise the humidity of the entire room with an open bottle of water or two. Same thing as the violin case, just a larger example of the same principle. 

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April 4, 2015 - 11:20 pm
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You can do something like what Uzi said or you can purchase a Dampit
http://fiddlershop.com/dampit.html
Then you hang it on the wall. Great for spontaneous practice. All of a sudden you have 5 minutes, just grab the fiddle and play. :)
http://fiddlershop.com/wall-mo.....r-oak.html

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