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Old 03-17-2006, 03:53 PM
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Isn't this thread about carbon fiber bows?

After work today I am going to the violin shop to check out some bows. I brought my viola with me to work.
Ideally I would like to have better strings when evaluating bows.
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Isn't this thread about carbon fiber bows?

Not anymore! *in evil voice* Mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!
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Isn't this thread about carbon fiber bows?

Not anymore! *in evil voice* Mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!

Mwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!

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Isn't this thread about carbon fiber bows?

After work today I am going to the violin shop to check out some bows. I brought my viola with me to work.
Ideally I would like to have better strings when evaluating bows.



I'd like to hear your feedback on the Coda bow model Conservatory if you can check it out. I don't think I can afford the Classic model, but the Conservatory looks like a reasonable compromise.
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So, did you try any out? I talked to my violin teacher today. She thought I should spend the extra $ and get the Classic if I go with a Codabow (over the Conservatory). In for a penny in for a pound I guess (or, as my dad would say, "when you buy quality you only cry once").

Not sure what I'll do. Looks like the Classic is around ~$690 at most online retailers...gulp..
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So, did you try any out? I talked to my violin teacher today. She thought I should spend the extra $ and get the Classic if I go with a Codabow (over the Conservatory). In for a penny in for a pound I guess (or, as my dad would say, "when you buy quality you only cry once").

Not sure what I'll do. Looks like the Classic is around ~$690 at most online retailers...gulp..
The shop was closed the 17th and 18th.
http://www.kenmoreviolins.com/
I'll have to try again another day......
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Old 03-20-2006, 01:15 AM
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I have an Arcus Sonata carbon fibre bow. If it is a "fad" then it's a good one. I use it mainly for practising. I get constant interruptions from family members and have to set the bow down frequently and therefore, I don't have to worry about it breaking. I also have a Finkel Lefin model which makes me sound better than I really am. Of course the sound is different, but if you are looking for a second bow, the carbon fibre type is worth it, in my opinion. It doesn't hurt to test one out.
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I use a Coda classic for the violin, and coda conservatory for the viola. I love them both. They always act the same no matter what the weather is like. The biggest problem is switching because the carbon fiber doesn't warm up like wood does to your hand, but once you move past that after a week, you will love them. I'm looking into Carbon fiber instruments now, but it's hard to get a hold of one just to try out.
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