I bought my first shoulder rest (Kun) when they were still a novelty. I was not impressed.
Recently I figured I would give it a fair trial (Forte Primo) to either change my mind or banish the SR forever.
I DID finally rescue the SR. It is great. HOWEVER, it took me 2 INTENSE days to find the right installation angle, etc.
That adjustment I found to be critical to 1/8" and 1/4" was a disaster.
I am also finding that my chin rests are VERY fussy about placement.
Being that the SR won't fit in the case, I have little black dots on the violin to simplify on/off installation.
None of these refinements have made me into a virtuoso as the ads promised.
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