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Old 08-17-2019, 12:47 PM
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Default Fiddle/Violin players, show off your instruments!

Here’s mine, fresh from a new setup. It’s an October 2006 Charles J. Horner. It’s modeled after the Il Cannone Guarneri violin and it sure lives up to that name. Big, Bold voice with a dark tone that I love. It’s Super balanced across the strings and sounds great no matter how it’s played. It's seen a lot of stage time with the majority of that in Hot weather, so it's sporting some wear, but I think that just gives it character!!


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Nice wood choice on tailpiece and chinrest, even sort of matched carpenter jack.

I don't pay the extra to embed pics here. I would like to show off my 16.5" 10 string Hardanger viola with perfection pegs. I installed internal twin head piezo's on my 4 gigging fiddles with end pin jacks.
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Old 08-17-2019, 02:24 PM
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Nice wood choice on tailpiece and chinrest, even sort of matched carpenter jack.

I don't pay the extra to embed pics here. I would like to show off my 16.5" 10 string Hardanger viola with perfection pegs. I installed internal twin head piezo's on my 4 gigging fiddles with end pin jacks.
Thank you. The jack is a Fred Carpenter piece that he had in-stock at Nashville Violins and was the closest matching one(grain-wise). I actually use the tapatalk app and it lets you post pics.
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I have a violin that was hand made by Jameson (no idea who he/she was) in Memphis, TN in 1944. It sings.

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Old 08-23-2019, 10:27 AM
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I haven't played in about a dozen years. Found an old picture (mangled "photoshopping" of wrinkled sheet it was laying on ). Still have it and our son played it a bit last year when I made him record a track with me. Made by a local, Cajun fiddler/builder, Nelson Thibodeaux (now in his 90s and still working in the shop AFAIK).

Chinrest looks familiar!
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I haven't played in about a dozen years. Found an old picture (mangled "photoshopping" of wrinkled sheet it was laying on ). Still have it and our son played it a bit last year when I made him record a track with me. Made by a local, Cajun fiddler/builder, Nelson Thibodeaux (now in his 90s and still working in the shop AFAIK).

Chinrest looks familiar!
Great-looking fiddle. I'm a BIG fan of the one piece back on it!! The gold-colored, flamed chinrest/tailpiece on mine is one easy identifier of a Horner fiddle. Gene makes each set and they're so unique!
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Stunning instruments the lot of them - they quite literally make me want to learn the fiddle!
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Really nice!

I really have an itch to learn to play one, I was looking at the electric ones again (for headphone use).
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These are my 2 main fiddles. 1st up is at 1928 E. H. Roth, that’s a 1732 Guarneri copy. More recent is the 2018 Glasser 5-string carbon composite fiddle (acoustic).
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