Hi! Since I recently got back into playing, I was curious about the new Coda GX and SX vs. my Coda Classic and Conservatory.
Has anyone comparatively played the GX vs. the Classic? What did you think?
(I did order a set on trial last week, and a comparatively priced pernambuco, but the pernambuco arrived with a shaft sticky with rosin gunk all up and down (like it was coated in dried maple syrup) and fingerprints embedded in the gunk. [and hair in very poor condition] Blech. When I called the company, I was told "What did you expect? These are trial bows!" and if I liked the pernambuco, I could pay for a cleaning after I bought it. I was so upset by this I sent them all back the same day)
Anyhow, the GX sounded only slightly better than my Classic, but, again, I only played it for a short bit.
I am hesitant to do the trial thing again after this experience from a supposed reputable dealer, but there is another company that does trials..... though I am not sure if it is worth it, hence if you have played both - is the new GX better?
I can't afford the Arcus - though I would like one! ;-)))) I also do not want to get into a debate of the relative merits of carbon fiber or demerits, either.
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