Cost of Fitting a Bow

January 25, 2004 at 03:02 AM · How much does it cost to fit a bow with everything -- or a bow with basically just the wood?

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January 26, 2004 at 12:18 AM · Fit with what exactly? Nickel silver frog? Sterling mounted frog? Takes specifics to even give a ball park.

And why do you want to do this?


January 26, 2004 at 02:44 AM · Sterling silver frog, and I want to do it because I just acquired a bow with just the wood.

January 26, 2004 at 11:27 AM · International Violin has a sterling frog and tip at about $200 retail. Bone headplate list at $8.90. Add wire wrap and grip. Then labor and hairing. So somewhere aroung $300 would be what I would expect to pay. Oriental frogs less expensive. Nickel less expensive. Recambering and straightening add some if needed.

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