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NEW Trad Strad V 5-String Violin

$2,595.00

NEW Trad Strad V 5-String Violin

$2,595.00
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TradStradV
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Free Shipping! Order by September 4th.

Free shipping applies to destinations within the continental U.S. only.

Our email is don@DonRickertDesign.com and phone number is (404) 828-0136. You can also use the "Contact" link on this page.

Introduction

The Trad Strad V 5-String Violin is a new model (introduced July 2018). It is a powerful and sonorous 5-string version of a traditional Stradivari pattern violin. It is built as a 5-string violin rather than being mere conversion of a 5-string. It is more highly arched (top and back) than a typical Strad pattern instrument, which gives it a somewhat darker tone.

String Spacing

A major problem with typical 5-string violins is an ergonomic one. In generally, the strings are spaced too closely at the nut as well as the bridge. This causes BOTH left hand and bowing playability problems.

The new Trad Strad V 5-String Violin by D. Rickert has a wider nut (27 mm), which affords proper string spacing. Further, the string spacing and arching of the bridge is meticulously optimized for 5-strings. The problem of unintentionally muting adjacent strings with your left hand and unintentionally bowing adjacent strings is gone!

Tuning Pegs

The Trad Strad V 5-String Violin is fit with the incredible Wittner FineTune™ internally planetary-geared tuning pegs. Fine tuners on the tailpiece are not needed and the instrument stays in tune.

Strings

D'Addario Zyex with a D'Addario Helicore C-string.

The Varnish

Slightly-antiqued red-brown over amber hand-rubbed oil varnish

In Summary

  • Has string spacing at both the nut and bridge that is wide enough to be actually playable
  • Volume, depth and sheer raw power of a professional level violin or fiddle across all 5 strings
    • The awesome responsiveness and power of the C string is not achieved at the expense of the responsiveness and sound of the E-string, or vice versa.

Pickup

Many customers opt to have a pickup installed. There are many pickup options. Please contact us if you wish to add a pickup.

Our email is don@DonRickertDesign.com and phone number is (404) 828-0136.

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