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$3.00

6 note soft wide Tine set

+$6.00

$4.00

8 Note soft wide tine set

+$8.00

$5.50

11 Note soft wide tine set

+$11.00

Soft wide set, most comfortable size.   3/16” x .032

Effective range: G2-D5

Tines

Sets based on a 50mm extra for the non vibrating part of the tine.

Note

Vibrating length (Vl.)

Vl. +50 mm

G 2

76

126

A 2

71

121

B 2

67

117

C 3

65

115

D 3

61

111

E 3

57

107

F 3

55.5

105.5

G 3

52

102

A 3

48.5

98.5

B 3

45.5

95.5

C 4

44

94

D 4

41.5

91.5

E 4

38.5

88.5

F 4

37

87

G 4

35

85

A 4

33

83

B 4

30.5

80.5

C 5

28.5

78.5

D 5

27.5

77.5

Tine Stock: .187”x.032”  3.12mm x 1.14mm

These tines can be a bit floppy.

These tines can be a bit stiff.

These tines are just right.  

I took a piece of tine stock and pushed it through to make this chart.  The end of the tine was ground to a curved shape, the measurement was to the front of the bridge wire.  So this will be accurate within a mm or so.  You want 5mm or so behind the back tine rest to have something to push on when you tune, or long enough to enable alternate tunings. So this chart will work well with 45mm tine rest spacing, and they can move closer than that too.  

Metric?

I’m more comfortable in inches myself, but this is a case where the units we are dealing with make mm the best scale for tines.