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Jan 21, 2023 - 2:58:48 PM



64 posts since 6/24/2020

Fiddle question: I am having issues with muddy sound on the G string when in high bass tuning (ADAE). Open low A sounds fine, but any fingers down and the sound is muddy, particularly third finger (D).

Is this a set-up issue (bridge, soundpost) or something structural about my fiddle (bass bar maybe)? Something else?

Strings are new and sound is fine on G in all positions when in standard tuning.

Jan 21, 2023 - 3:32:14 PM
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Jan 21, 2023 - 4:40:13 PM

76 posts since 1/18/2022

Probably just bad technique. Are you new to fiddle. Intonation is hard. Especially if you have weak hands.

Jan 22, 2023 - 2:20:25 PM

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If you have questions that may concern setup it's probably best to take it to a shop to be given a once-over.I wonder if it could be a bow thing.

Edited by - steve davis on 01/22/2023 14:22:01

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