6/26/2013 Got It Pegged – Solving Tuning Instability

Having trouble with stuck or too loose violin pegs? I can always tell when there's a big change in temperature by how many E-strings I sell in a week!

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Shipping and Handling. You should loosen that peg and rewind the string so that it is running straight and parallel to the neck and peg box. Latest Products. If you have a soft case, be sure to put the cello in first, then the bow when taking your instrument out, take the bow out first, then the cello. Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. As the cut wood ages, it naturally dries and shrinks. I recommend a few things to ensure that the violin does settle in properly and holds perfect pitch: When the temperature drops to below freezing, as it inevitably does in Canada each winter, there is zero moisture content, or humidity, in the air.

Returns policy. Back to home page Return to top. Skip to main content. If you have a problem with a slipping peg the first thing to do is to inspect the string and make sure that it is wound correctly.

Solving Tuning Instability - Cello & Violin Tuning - Allegro Violins

Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount. The only tricky thing is that it requires you to unwind and remove the string from the peg. Turn the peg a few times to make sure it turns smoothly. Store Categories. A couple house plants spider plants are great create enough moisture in a room to it ideal for a violin and are just a good idea for air quality in general.

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But when it becomes suddenly dry the wood shrinks so rapidly as to cause potential damage to the instrument. Apply a small amount of peg compound to the part of the peg that contacts the pegbox and reinsert the peg.

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Musical Instruments 1. Best Match Best Match. Craig greatviolins. Never use commercial glue to repair cracks on your violin.