The Gayford Carbon Fiber Strad Violin paid a visit to Fred Carpenter's The Violin Shop  in Nashville, Tennessee in 2017.

The two Freds. Carbon Strad maker Fred Gayford and The Violin Shop's Fred Carpenter show off the 4 and 5 string Carbon Strads.

Billy McClaran and Fred Carpenter play the "Gayford Carbon Strad" at The Violin Shop in Nashville, TN.