New Bow and Strings

March 11, 2021, 2:05 PM · So today I got a new violin bow and new Dominant strings. What are some things I can do to help with the adjustment, both for me and the instrument?

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March 11, 2021, 2:12 PM · Practice. Sometimes you have to marry the thing.
March 11, 2021, 2:16 PM · Take up sewing.
March 11, 2021, 8:38 PM · Play on it...? In my experience, that's the only way to get used to a new bow. I have heard of a method to make strings break-in faster where you play scales in different positions so that you press on the whole length of the string.

March 12, 2021, 12:16 PM · Thanks Jeff and Mike. Paul, not sure where you're going with that.

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