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    I saw a cartoon recently on Facebook, which I...

    I saw a cartoon recently on Facebook, which I think is to the point: the illustration shows a woman yelling at a man, and the caption says: Another tuba?! Why can't you download porn like a normal...
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    It may be worth your while to do a consultation...

    It may be worth your while to do a consultation with Doug Elliott. He also manufactures a number of different rims at the same 1.02 inch (26mm) size.
    http://www.dougelliottmouthpieces.com/series.html
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    Barry Rogers question

    I was listening to some old recordings by Dreams - I saw them a couple of times live in the early 1970s - with the late Barry Rogers on trombone. He also played an oval-shaped horn, which the band's...
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    I think what she meant was that the Blaikley...

    I think what she meant was that the Blaikley patent expired in 1970, and then other companies such as Miraphone started making compensating euphoniums.
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    I'll chime in here as a pianist. Dave is quite...

    I'll chime in here as a pianist. Dave is quite right. The arrangement of tendons in the fingers causes the 4th and 5th fingers to have dependent motion (numbering fingers as a pianist, the thumb is 1...
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    It seems that Gary, Sara, and I might be in the...

    It seems that Gary, Sara, and I might be in the same profession. We're starting to get a little technical, so unless the rest of the forum is still interested, would the moderators prefer that we...
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    See the works of Donald Reinhardt. Here's a good...

    See the works of Donald Reinhardt. Here's a good write-up. http://www.wilktone.com/?p=12
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    The band has to be a recognized 501(c)(3)...

    The band has to be a recognized 501(c)(3) organization that has concerts as part of its charitable or educational purposes. Then it's okay. Taxpayer must keep accurate and complete records - date,...
  9. Thread: SM4 Mouthpiece

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    Consider the Schilke 51D or the Bowman BB1 -...

    Consider the Schilke 51D or the Bowman BB1 - slightly larger rim than the 6.5AL and significantly deeper cup.
  10. I use the BB1 on euphonium (Mack Brass, which is...

    I use the BB1 on euphonium (Mack Brass, which is a clone of the Yamaha 641/642), and a Bach 6.5AL on my Bach 36B trombone. The BB1 rim may be closer to the Schilke 51 rim (I've read that the BB1 is a...
  11. On the Wedge website, they say that the...

    On the Wedge website, they say that the mouthpiece is marked with a dot to show how it should be inserted. Does yours not have the dot?
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    Interesting price point on the James Morrison...

    Interesting price point on the James Morrison euphonium. Where is it manufactured?
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    I was a math major in college - that was to be my...

    I was a math major in college - that was to be my backup profession to being a musician. Somewhere around calculus of several variables, I realized that I was not in the same league as some of my...
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    Excuse me for getting a little technical here. ...

    Excuse me for getting a little technical here.

    Sara, I think the musicians on this forum are only going to be concerned about tax depreciation, not the useful life for financial statement purposes...
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    I'm interested in the 6bs. That's small shank,...

    I'm interested in the 6bs. That's small shank, right? Please contact me about payment (and I think the 12c may be appreciated by my granddaughter).
  16. John - does this mean you liked it more than your...

    John - does this mean you liked it more than your Edwards trombone?
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    Dave, so would I.

    Dave, so would I.
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    I'm going to chime in as a pianist, who used to...

    I'm going to chime in as a pianist, who used to play in big bands. I was first-call pianist for one such band and second or third call for two other groups. That meant that I'd often have to come in...
  19. Thread: QHR in Action!

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    Do you worry about the soapy water hurting your...

    Do you worry about the soapy water hurting your lawn? I've thought of getting the QHR, but I'd rather use in with the horn in the bathtub (I actually can run my backyard hose through the bathroom...
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    Wessex sighted at Sam Ash

    I was in Sam Ash in Manhattan on Friday and I noticed they had the Wessex Dolce euphonium, the midget BBb tuba, and one other full sized tuba on display. I think this is a good thing, because it'll...
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    How does that work? What's the physics of it?...

    How does that work? What's the physics of it? Thanks.
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    I'm afraid I disagree with you - the Shilke has a rim diameter of about 1.00 inch and the SM3 has a rim diameter of about 1.03 inch, if memory serves me correctly.
    Have you considered the Brian...
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    In my community orchestra, the second trombone...

    In my community orchestra, the second trombone part is played on a JinBao British baritone. It works okay in our section, and no one would mistake it for the blend of a professional orchestra (I play...
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    Great, then you have given it exactly the level...

    Great, then you have given it exactly the level of thought it needed.
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    Here's some unsolicited advice: consider the type...

    Here's some unsolicited advice: consider the type of job you want, and it should be one that will reasonably be able to meet your financial needs. If getting that job won't put you in competition...
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