I'm facing a Chinese style score that has a lot of notes with col legno technique, which means you use the bow to literally hit the string. I've seen a lot of rosin lines appear at the hitting area of the bow. I have a "cheap" carbon fiber bow, so I don't care that much about it, but if I had an expensive wooden bow I'd think it twice before practicing this bow technique.
Can it really damage a bow?
What do you do when you face a score with that technique?
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