Has anyone used a mechanic's stethoscope for locating buzzes and resonances? Seems like it would be handy if one had three hands (yuk yuk).
I have a violin repairer pal who used a stethoscope to diagnose a persistent cello buzz. After an incredible chase, he finally located the problem - termites had dug tiny holes in the scroll up through the peg box, and there were some bits rattling around in there.
I tried one, but haven't found it useful - yet.
That's a great story. I'd love to have seen the owner's incredulous expression when he was informed.
I think I'll order one since they're cheap and report back. Might at least be educational.
I miss the "like" knob.
Maybe a Groucho nose or "X ray" glasses would take edge off the lab coat / stethoscope combo.
You guys are just teasing the nerd!