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Tuning adjuster with double prong (will accommodate either a ball or loop end string). Installs above...
Your violin consists of many different components, each of which play their own significant roles in the playability and sound of the instrument. Thankfully, you'll find more than enough violin tailpieces, string adjusters, and other parts in this section to ensure you get a lifetime of musical satisfaction out of your instrument.
To ensure your performance goes without a hitch, your violin needs to have all of its parts in working order. For example, before you adjust the strings of your violin, it's important to make sure that your violin's tailpiece and bridge are at a correct distance apart, for proper placement is essential to the harmonics and response of the instrument. Of course, the type of tailpiece you choose will also impact your instruments resulting tone, and many of today's top musical instrument brands specialize in their own exceptionally crafted tailpiece models.
Amongst the many popular options in this catalog is the String Centre Composite Violin Tailpiece with built-in adjusters. Lighter than aluminum yet firmer than plastic, this tailpiece is guaranteed to improve the sound of your violin, while the perfectly located built-in adjusters will maintain its string length for superb tone. Another recommended choice is the Wittner Violin "Ultra" tailpiece. Super lightweight and consisting of built-in fine tuners, this plastic tailpiece does an incredible job at improving the tone and response of your instrument. Aside from tailpieces and string adjusters, you'll also find impeccably crafted endbotton's. The Glaesel Violin endbotton is a big seller. Made of real ebony, this replacement endbotton will easily fit on violins sizes 4/4 to 3/4.
Understanding the basic parts and functions of the violin will make you more knowledge of the instrument, as well as improve your decision-making process when it's time to make an upgrade or replacement. From Florea and Wittner to Glaesel and the String Center, these are all remarkable string brands, and each put a great amount of detail into every tailpiece and string adjuster they design.