In a recent thread I complained about how my violin seemed to be constantly changing and I never knew what to expect from day to day. The usual problem was poor tone quality.
I was even considering going over to learning piano to end this misery.
Then I revealed that the violin was made by a gunsmith! This information was not well received. Suggestions ranged from "Get a teacher", "See a luthier", "Burn it" and other "silent" advise I can only imagine.
Well, I guess this was not a very smart buy and I should have spent more money. You get what you pay for!
But I did tinker with parameters one more time to try and salvage something. I just happened to be in reach of an old Glasser bow and I gave it a try.
WHAM! The violin response was unbelievable! The tone was definitely sweet, projection was good. I could not ask for more from this class of instrument. (Pro Art strings)
I would like to tell the gunsmith but then he might raise his prices :) (maybe I will anyway)
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