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The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute  Violin

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Rubber practice mute provides high level of muting while preserving more tone quality than the metal variety.


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The String CentreUltra Rubber Practice Mute
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Functional (7)
  • Good quality (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
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    • Novice (6)

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not what you think it is

By David Wood

from Virginia - USA

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Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

Rubber mute = Day time practice

Metal Mute = Night time practice (With note distortion)
In a nutshell it "cuts" the sound of your violin down to 1/3 which is quiet enough to practice late at night at the OTHER end of your house or in your garage but, if your looking for a mute to practice in your bedroom without waking your sleeping roomates. Look at "METAL PRACTICE MUTES" however the metal practice mutes slightly change the "sound" of the violin making it hard in some cases to tell what notes you are hitting

This rubber mute does not

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Product

By Michael Sweatt

from Oklahoma

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Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

This was a great decision for me to buy this. I like to practice a lot and now I can do it without anyone in the house hearing me. My wife says that she can barely hear it standing outside the closed door of the room.

Great product for anyone who likes to practice and not disturb anyone else.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

simple, effective violin mute

By marinowaltz

from missouri

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Inexpensive
  • Reduces Volume Well

Cons

  • Has A Strong Rubber Smell

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Practicing

Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

this mute is easy to use and covers the entire violin bridge and effectively reduces the volume.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

cheap but good

By steve

from tn

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Mutes But Doesnt Destroy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Practicing

    Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

    I purchased for my use and a friend. Much better than hard plastic.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Does as intended. Worked on my viola as well.

    By Allan Eustace

    from Philadelphia, PA

    Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

    I am really happy I plucked down the money for the Ultra Rubber Practice Mute.

    It reduces the volume of your instrument significantly, allowing you to practice without disturbing other people around you. If you are parent, and you child is just starting violin lessons, the small ammount of money you spend on this mute might preserve your sanity.

    When the mute arrived I immediately fit in over top of the bridge of my violin and tried it out. I found it fits over a viola bridge just as well.

    The discription of the product says that the rubber based mute "provides high level of muting while preserving more tone quality than the metal variety." This is actually the first/only mute I've tried, but I would agree that it definately preserves the tone quality, it kind of just "softens" everything a bit. It actually sounds really nice on the lower strings of my viola.

    Again, this mute performs well, and is a great value.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Can't hear a thing....

    By Shaolinjack

    from La

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    Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

    I purchased two of these, one for me and one for a student. I have to order more now they are so effective, and cost effective. I use them to practive in peace, not disturbing the rest of the household. I even use it when I'm in my studio, it is pleasing when just working on chops.........

     
    5.0

    Great product. Works well. Shipped quickly and free.

    By Labowski

    from Indiana

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

        Simple and easy to use product. I will always use Musicians Friends for my musical needs!

         
        5.0

        Does What It's Supposed To

        By Thuy

        from Ohio

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

            Affordable, easy to install, and reduces decibels by about 30% - 40% (by my estimate) without affecting sound quality.

             
            5.0

            mutes but doesn't silence

            By playforfun

            from Prescott, AZ

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

              Fine mute but does not fit a 1/8 size violin (in case your child complains it's too loud for his ear). I'll use it to save my own hearing.

               
              4.0

              ok silencer

              By ricky rocket

              from Kutztown PA.

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about The String Centre Ultra Rubber Practice Mute:

                Cuts sound in half.

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