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Playing Since: 2007
Experience Level: Purty Good
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My main fiddle is a hard used but wonderfully sounding D. Salzard that's about 130 years old, with a one piece back to die for, and appears handmade. My second fiddle is a very early Suzuki Nippon that looks like it was repaired by a backyard body mechanic with Bondo and epoxy, but manages to sing quite nicely. And I have an early 20th c. German Strad which is plain-plain-plain until you put the bow to her, when she turns into Cinderella at the Ball, with Dark Rich Tone. And I've got a 4th fiddle that's a german trade fiddle, a project I am currently working on, and a 5th that's a german trade, probably a Mittenwald, that needs work that I picked up recently at the flea market. I've also got a couple basket cases that came in recently. One's repairable, an amateur made fiddle from New York, but it needs the whole pegbox/scroll grafted. The other is for parts.
First and Foremost, the Gypsy King himself, Stefane Grapelli,
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Last Visit 7/4/2013
on “Best Busking Tip Yet!”
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:38:17 AM
I am not sure I can afford that tip. But I will keep my eyes open for it. Will it lubricate my other ailing joints as well?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:39:08 AM
Ha! Now that is cool!
||Arkansas Traveller Says:|
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:43:01 AM
It looks like a wonderful tipple...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @10:45:29 AM
I just posted the blogpost explaining this!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @2:30:04 PM
Sooo, did they Tip-a-Few?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 @2:35:01 PM
LOL! Just the one . . .
Saturday, March 31, 2012 @7:04:15 AM
I need some of this, is it real? Could not find the blog posting so please explain :-)
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