One of our most popular shoulder rests for viola, the Kun Original fits 15 to 17 size violas. With 4 different fixed width settings on each side, this rest designed to fit many different widths of violas and yet remain securely attached to the instrument. Thick rubber feet help protect the delicate varnish on your viola.
Kun also offers 3 other models of shoulder rests for violists: 1314C - Kun Collapsible / the feet fold down for easier storage, great for smaller cases. 1314S - Kun Super / has smaller degrees of width adjustment, great for hard to fit violas 1314W - Kun Bravo / an elegant hardwood rest, great for professionals.
Replacement parts for the 1314: To select correct Kun replacement parts - hold the shoulder rest so that the KUN logo is upright. The right parts are on the right, the left parts are on the left. 1313EL - Left leg bracket / endpiece 1313ER - Right Leg bracket / endpiece 1313LS - Short leg w/screw (left side) 1313LX - Long leg w/screw (right side) 1313N - Plastic nut (no attached screw) 1313T - 4 rubber replacement tips for Kun feet.
The Kun Super fits 15 to 17 violas and is one of our most popular shoulder rests. Height adjustable from 1 1/2 to 2 1/4 by lengthening/shortening screws on both ends. The Kun Super #1313S differs from the Kun Original #1313 in that it has ten fine adjustment positions which are secured by a brass screw on the right end, and two stationary leg holes for adjustment on the left end. Some prefer this design seeing it as more streamline than the original model. Replacement parts for the 1314S: To select correct Kun replacement parts - hold the shoulder rest so that the KUN logo is upright. The right parts are on the right, the left parts are on the left. 1313LS - Short leg w/screw (left side) 1313LX - Long leg w/screw (right side) 1313SI1 - Leg 1 hole insert piece (right) 1313SI2 - Leg 2 hole insert piece (left) 1314BS - Brass screw / nut 1314SE - Sliding leg bracket / endpiece 1313T - 4 rubber tips for full size Kun rests
Unique design ideal for chin, neck, and shoulder comfort. Corduroy material has flap which hooks over chinrest, covers chinrest barrels, and lays on back as a shoulder pad. Foam inserts may be put in or taken out for height adjustment. Elastic bands secure rest to back. Relatively thin design allows it to fit in most cases without having to be taken off, an advantage for beginners. Instructions included. Medium size fits 1/2 & 1/4 violins. Colors may vary.