Scot Tremblay wrote:For period instruments I'm not particularly fond of them as I think a properly fit tradition peg is actually better for a number of reasons but I fully understand why both luthiers and players would want to use them.
Mine has the 9mm viola pegs. These would be my choice.
I have made several “Baroque Style” guitars and always used full size 4/4 violin pegs.
I think the size looks just about right.
Someone on a well known action site sells rosewood violin pegs which are cheap, look and “sound” (yes I think it does make a difference) great!
Why not give them a try.
Chuck, take a look at pegheds.net and see if you like the 'Period' style pegs type 945C.
Chuck Marfione wrote:Thanks to all for the input. I too would much prefer the traditional friction pegs but I find myself swamped with so many in-house projects that gearing up to make pegs is probably more than I want to take on. I'm going to go with the 9mm Viola pegs and see how they work.
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