FMI recommends the Original “Dampit” stringed instrument humidifier as standard equipment for all Upright Bass, Cello, Viola and Violin owners. It’s the best protection against cracking and warping. Why? Because it’s an “In the Instrument” system, inserted through the F-hole.
Household humidifiers and even ”In the Case” humidifiers are not reliable for a number of reasons. The number 1 reason is that they rely on moisture making it past the hard varnish finish (which protects from the outside), all the way into your instrument where the raw woods are, and where the moisture is really needed. (In extreme climates you may need 2 dampits.)
The “Dampit” comes with instructions, a paper humidity gauge, high quality soft rubber sleeve enclosing a special open cell sponge.
FREE shipping when ordered at the same time with another item (cello, case, strings, etc). Otherwise shipping is $5.00.
HOW TO FIND OUR STORE
We DO NOT have a storefront on busy Washington Blvd. We are down our driveway located between the Arbor Vista Retirement Center and 787 East Washington Blvd. with plenty of our own off-street parking. Turn in the driveway and you'll see our store pictured above. (Follow the signs on 787 that say "789 Parking in Rear".) Below is a shot down our driveway from the streetview.
Our phyical address is 789 East Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104.
Fantastic Musical Instruments specializes in stringed instruments
with a caring hands on approach.
Our Store Hours are: Monday thru Friday 11 AM to 6 PM
& Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.
We can also be available on Sundays by appointment.
Call Ph: 626-794-7554 at least 24 hours in advance to
arrange for a Sunday appointment.
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