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I was unsure where to put this, just move it if it doesn't fit here.
So I was thinking about violin hangers. Nice way to store the violin and its also decorative. But I got some sort of worries about them. Are violin hangers safe? The violin won't fall down unless someone bump into the violin or the wall, right?
'Armed with theory, practice becomes meaningful. Through practice, theory becomes fulfilled.' - Egon von Neindorff.
Hi Gry Hege, No I don't have special hangers for bows. I use two for my regular practice, alternating between them during a practice session. They hang on my cheap collapsible music stand that has a wire that can be extended out to the side (for holding pages down normally). The few other bows I have either stand upright in a corner or stay in the violin cases. I'm not a bow collector like I could be accused of being for violins.
I used to keep my violins in their cases, and I liked to have a complete outfit ready to open the case and be playable without hunting for something, so I have a shoulder rest for each one. Also the same shoulder rest doesn't fit all the violins without readjusting; some take a wider or narrow adjustment of the rest.
That is a SWEET collection there Steve. Makes it easy to grab one and get playing. I agree with scotty. I have a few guitars > they are always out of their case ready to play same with my viddle > Having it ready to go and not have to get it out of the case,etc might seem somewhat trivial but it does make practicing more consistent.
I've a other question. Sorry if I'm bothering you. Do you have anything on the backside of the violins to protect them and the wall?
Hi-- No, nothing on the back side between violin and wall. They don't move, hanging there, and it doesn't bother me.
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