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Andrew Fryer
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Re: violin

Post by Andrew Fryer » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:03 pm

Why would you buy a 12-year-old beginner a vintage violin?
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Hany Hayek
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Re: violin

Post by Hany Hayek » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:15 pm

By vintage I mean early 1900's. They are not necessarily expensive, but they offer great sound quality which is very encouraging for a beginner.

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Re: violin

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Re: violin

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:30 pm

I checked with my friend today. He says you should definitely buy one local as the playability/set up issues are different/more difficult than guitars. He would hate for you to spend a lot of money and then have to spend more just to get one playable. He suggested getting a vintage one as the previous posters have suggested.

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Re: violin

Post by bear » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:04 pm

Laudiesdad69 wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:30 pm
I checked with my friend today. He says you should definitely buy one local as the playability/set up issues are different/more difficult than guitars. He would hate for you to spend a lot of money and then have to spend more just to get one playable. He suggested getting a vintage one as the previous posters have suggested.
Thank you for your efforts.
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Re: violin

Post by RaajShinde » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:45 pm

bear wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:28 pm

On New years day my daughter's house burned to the ground. She and my twin grand daughters were left standing barefoot in their pajamas in freezing temperatures, watching the firemen attempt to save their home. All was lost, including a pet.
The girls are safe and only suffered frostbite to the bottom of their feet.
That truly sucks! Glad your family is safe and I am sure they will recover from this incident quickly. Best wishes to you all.

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Re: violin

Post by bear » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:35 am

RaajShinde wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:45 pm
bear wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:28 pm

On New years day my daughter's house burned to the ground. She and my twin grand daughters were left standing barefoot in their pajamas in freezing temperatures, watching the firemen attempt to save their home. All was lost, including a pet.
The girls are safe and only suffered frostbite to the bottom of their feet.
That truly sucks! Glad your family is safe and I am sure they will recover from this incident quickly. Best wishes to you all.

Cheers!
Thank you very much. There are many in worse shape. We at least, have to opportunity to recover.
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Re: violin

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:34 am

Hey bear, how goes the hunt for a violin for your granddaughter?

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