Peter Mach

March 22, 2006 at 08:30 PM · Some opinion poll: How are your experiences with the luthier and bowmaker Peter Mach in Gatineau, Quebec?


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March 22, 2006 at 08:30 PM · I have a question, is this the same Mach who came up with the Mach shoulder rests?

March 22, 2006 at 08:31 PM · Peter is also the inventor/maker of the Mach One shoulder rest.

March 22, 2006 at 09:34 PM · Not really the inventor it's just a bit tilted Kun shoulder rest, the shape is exactly the same.


March 22, 2006 at 09:52 PM · But still different enough to have a seperate patent. And if you try them on your shoulder, they feel completely different. The Mach One's padding and curve feel unique. Most people I know are either Mach One lovers or haters-very few in between.

March 23, 2006 at 03:50 AM · Hi,

Yes, they are different - the Mach and the KUN. Both have patents.

I do know Peter Mach. FMF, perhaps you could Email me if you have questions. Will explain why then.

All my best and Cheers!

March 23, 2006 at 08:56 PM · I bought one shoulder rest directly with him a few years ago.

One day i saw someone talking about this rest here and i clicked the link the person posted. I liked the photo and decided to take a shot. I found his website and sent him an e-mail, waited a couple days and no answer; sent another one and no answer again. In the third try i decided to call him. As the phone cost is wxpensive i just talked the basic stufff and told him i was gonna send another mail. This one he answered and we arrangend the deal to be done by mail. I sent the money to him on an envelope and waited. I have to confess, i was pretty scared to loose this money!!

A week later the money arrived there and he told me he had already sent the shouderrest. One week and nothin, two weeks and nothing. I started to get desperated. Then one day it arrived! Almost three weeks later. I asked for the plastic one but he sent me a mapple one with some flaw i still haven't found. He sent a note telling what it was but i coudn't understand his handwriting.

Anyway, i thanked him by e-mail. Then one day my teacher who lived in France told me he bought one there but forgot the "foots" of it there. I sent another e-mail to Mr. Mach to order some and he never asnwered. My teacher tried too but without


The rest is good but the Kun fits me better i think. Too bad i lended it to a woman that i teached once and i never got it back. Lost my Kun, but still got my fine Mach One.

The end.

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