The Fiddlerman Iron Violin Practice Mute is a rubber coated mute, made in two pieces. With this mute you will retain the sound quality, while dampening the sound significantly. This mute is unique with its beautiful walnut wood look finish.
Material: Iron covered with a thin layer of rubber
Dimensions: 55mm wide, 28mm tall, opening for bridge is 3mm
Weight: 65 grams
Use: Place the mute on the bridge, over the strings. Knock gently with one finger to make the mute grip the bridge and retain a good fit and position when you play.
Makes my playing less obnoxious
I love this mute! It lets this beginner play at all hours of the day or night without annoying anyone. Customer service was also great.
The ordering and delivery processes were smooth. I was satisfied with the quality of the mute and the price was fair. Having used only a rubber mute before, I didn’t know what to expect. The mute is heavy (rubber coated iron!), but sits stable enough on the bridge. The sound is VERY muted and an instrument could be played in virtually any setting without altering the tone of the violin.
Surprisingly much better than my other metal mute.
I wasn't expecting such a big difference between two hunks of shaped metal, but this one fits better and more easily, stays on without any trouble (my other one will actually vibrate off the bridge when playing the G string), and its muted sound is much nicer to listen to, without being any louder. Because it fits better, it does seem to scrape the bridge a little bit, but I can't imagine how amazing a player+instrument combination you have to have for that to affect the sound.
Shipping was fast and intact. The mute works perfectly fine and looks good.
I've been very impressed with the Fiddlerman Practice mute! Now I can play at night while my kids are asleep without waking them up or sacrificing a good tone. My violin teacher was also impressed
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