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Strings & Things

Posts usually related to string instruments…usually

 

Basic String Instrument Maintenance

by Dylan Chan

Congratulations! So you have received your first violin, viola, cello, or contrabass. However, learning to play an instrument can come with some technical difficulties. Here are some tips and tricks for basic string instrument maintenance.

September 12, 2019


The Benefits of Wittner Pegs

By Dylan Chan

Installing Wittner pegs, and other similar geared pegs, are some of the most popular upgrades for string instruments. Unlike regular friction pegs, these are set at a ratio. As a result, they have various benefits and disadvantages to their humble friction peg cousins.

September 17, 2019