Posted by Geezer McCool on December 10, 2000 at 22:01:50:
In Reply to: Re: Which is better: Fiberglass bow or cheap wood bow? posted by DK on December 10, 2000 at 12:21:30:
: : I saw some bows that cost as much as a Bass itself. I have sensitive hearing
: : and discriminating tastes, and it's my opinion that some of these wood bow
: : sales are an embarrassing RIPOFF!
: : That statement sould raise a few eyebrows, never-the-less, that's the geezer's
: : advice.
: And I'll go out on a limb and guess while Geezer might have sensitive hearing
: and discriminating taste, he has no bow chops whatsoever, and that's why an expensive
: well-made bow sounds as bad in his hands as the inexpensive fiberglass bow.
Guess again "DK" (Some of us know who you are.)
My bow chops happen to be quite satisfactory at the present time, with both
wood bow and fiberglass bow. My teacher is a better judge about this as my
teacher has actually heard my "bow chops."
Now here's some geezer wisdom for all of you out there who will listen. Whenever
you shake up an established belief, (such as you can sound better by playing a
bow with an outragous price tag,) your going to hit a nerve and embarrass those
who have felt the sting. (Or outrage dealers in expensive bows.) They just might
write something about you to try and demean your ability, even though they've
never heard you. You may find it amusing but not much more. Enough said.
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