Whistling E-string:- solution !!
I while ago I had a problem with a whistling E-string and put up a discussion about it. Lots of good advice,and it was enlightening to see just how many folk had/have the same problem
I was on a fiddlers weekend course with Jenna Reid and Tom McConville a little while ago, and showed Tom the problem. He tried my fiddle and sure enough, the E whistled for him too (I was relieved that it wasn’t just my c++p technique!). He produced a new E-string from his case, and said "here, try this". I did, and have not looked back - problem solved. (Tom wouldn’t even accept payment for it - he was just pleased he could help. A true gent, and great fiddler)
One of my mates had the same problem recently, now solved by using the same string. What’s the string? It’s this -
For £4.89 and next day delivery, I was really chuffed.