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Dear Hipnotic,
You have set such a high standard for artistry in blade making over the past couple of years that it would take something extraordinary to surprise those of us who've kept an eye on your work.
And this blade is just that: extraordinary!
Very well done!

I bet IF I commisioned a Der_Echte heavy handled namesake inscribed polished fat ST handle hard wood harder than bullets you would be surprised... especially if you need welders goggles to look at the 110g+ well balanced beauty...
 
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I bet IF I commisioned a Der_Echte heavy handled namesake inscribed polished fat ST handle hard wood harder than bullets you would be surprised... especially if you need welders goggles to look at the 110g+ well balanced beauty...

I wonder how that would look like. I think I would have to bust out an Ebony board I have laying around that's simply too heavy for normal use, to achieve that kind of weight and balance.
 
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This one goes out to one of my team mates.

Composition: Black Walnut / Ayous / A-C / Kiri / A-C / Ayous / Black Walnut
Weight: 83.7g
Thickness: ~6.05mm
Freq.: 1356 Hz
Balance: 2.5cm (Low)

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As Paul McCartney would say: "Ebony and Ivory live in perfect harmony..."

This was another commissioned blade and yes, I will admit it, it was mostly for the looks. But the composition is close to a Violin so it's also a fine playing blade.

Composition: White Koto / Glass-fiber / White Koto / Spruce / Black Ash / Glass-fiber / Black Ash
Weight: 85.9g
Thickness: 5.6mm
Freq.: 1140 Hz
Balance: 2.8cm (Low)

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Beautifully done Hipnotic - as always!
Out of interest: What are the playing characteristics of Ash compared to Limba and Koto?

Thanks!

Koto is harder than Limba and Ash is harder than koto, but in my opinion Ash feels a bit more lively than koto, if that makes sense. I think it has something to do with the grain structure, you get a bit more dynamics with Ash while koto feels crispy and direct.
 
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Ingo already posted these on the review thread so I will also leave them here, a matching pair of my Innegra outer composition.

Composition: Framiré / I-C / Framiré / Kiri / Framiré / I-C / Framiré
Weight: 87.7 and 87.9g
Thickness: ~5.85mmFreq.: 1335 Hz
Balance: 2.7cm (Low)

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Haha sorry I saw this but I forgot it.
Sergio you are one class better than any brand company so please dont be open for your knownledge for anybody because they will copy your unmatched style and you know, hard work needs to be good payment for you. Craft is gold

Thank you so much for showing appreciation for my work!
 
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