Some weeks ago i promised at Mondomusica fair (Cremona, Italy) i'd ask Bernd Müsing (owner of Arcus) if he's gone out of business or not.... :)
Obviusly he didn't......... He even has a new line of bows (named "Musing") aimed to students. The new bows have a crossed pattern in the surface. He had 3: the prices went from 450 to 650 euro.
I tested the 1 and the 3 (lowest and highest price): they are surprisingly good a sound quite full. He said that it takes 1/4 of time to make them (compared with normal line).
Aside that, i played other Arcus bows, of the classic line. In particular, i liked an octagonal A7 with added weight at frog and tip.
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