THE SOUND POST MATE - Sound Post Inserter / Setter / Remover
This little "Mate" sound post setter fits easily in a violin case compartment and is readily available for any adjustment work. The Post Mate is inexpensive, versatile and easy to use even by less experienced violin owners. It works great even with smaller size violins and up to a 16-inch viola.
Optimal fitting and placement of the soundpost will make your instrument sound much better. Moving the post closer to the bridge usually produces more power, whereas moving the post away from the bridge will give less power and a form of richness. The tightness of the post also has an effect on the violin. A post that is set too tightly will choke the violin and require more bow pressure, whereas a loose soundpost will lack quality and be at risk for falling.
It worked great. I had watched the YouTube videos about how to install or remove the sound post with such a tool. I did just what they showed and it worked fine. I did do a little trick of my own to help shield the edges of the "F" hole. I placed small pieces of scotch tape along the edges of the "F" hole to protect the wood and finish. That also worked well.
Speedy delivery, great instructions, great tool. Thank you!!!
Things worked out well. While it was very challenging, I did reinstall my sound post. Thanks!
We bought some violins at an auction and I just couldn't get the sound post in. Ordered this and had no problems at all. Thanks so much.
It works! Saved me two hours on the road and $40. The instructions are spot on.
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