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On 2/18/2021 at 4:37 PM, not telling said:

 Do they really have 5 stars? Not surprising. I have heard some stories about what they're up to. Well, they're still up to it, and KU people have to go to Topeka or KC now.

all were 5 star other than a lone 1 star rating - that could've been a stringed instrument.

if you let them know you guys know some about violin repair maybe they'll send you some work.

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1 hour ago, Larry F said:

Sometime you gotta  love those guys (the hacks).  One of my most lucrative jobs was saving a cello when one of those guys left town leaving a newly made top on a customers cello, varnished with some kind of black goo which would never dry. I stripped and revarnished the top (with antiquing) in about a day.  Made beaucoup  bucks on that one.   

Does that make you a "hack" too?

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