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  1. Nah, those green things are just ghost turds...

    Nah, those green things are just ghost turds...
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    "If it ain't broke"...

    "If it ain't broke"...
  3. An older (that means really older than me) member...

    An older (that means really older than me) member in a college night band I played with had a 621 in silver, much like yours.

    I sat to the next left of him many a rehearsal & concert, and honestly...
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    That looks like an Oberloh restoration. Whoever...

    That looks like an Oberloh restoration. Whoever paid more for that than they are asking.
  5. Thread: F A Reynolds

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    Looks very similar to a Holton design, not saying...

    Looks very similar to a Holton design, not saying there was any connection.
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    Some folks have a Nickle allergy, causing skin...

    Some folks have a Nickle allergy, causing skin irritation.

    Nickle Silver doesn't have this property.

    IMO, Nickle plated horns are only done 'cause it's cheaper than Silver, mainly found on...
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    So your grouchy-looking avatar is really you?:) ...

    So your grouchy-looking avatar is really you?:)

    Hard to play when you're frowning.

    Easier to play the high ones when smiling.

    Jus sayin'.
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    Good performance there, Larry. The musical...

    Good performance there, Larry.

    The musical support from the band was good, too.

    Dennis
  9. Being somewhat of an outlier, I found the Bach...

    Being somewhat of an outlier, I found the Bach Artisan 5G (not a bit like the regular 5G) tickles my sweet spot the best.

    Then again, MP's are a highly personal choice.
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    "Dang. I’m 52." Must be nice...lol

    "Dang. I’m 52."

    Must be nice...lol
  11. This^^^

    This^^^
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    I tried several SM- series MP's. One has to...

    I tried several SM- series MP's.

    One has to have real tough chops to make them work for you. Hours a day tough chops.

    Nope.
  13. What Shinn said.

    What Shinn said.
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    The Great Pumpkin rises out of the band, to drop...

    The Great Pumpkin rises out of the band, to drop the gloppy leftover seeds on the conductor when they aren't looking.

    Well, it could happen on a Halloween concert...
  15. He may not know, as they aren't labeled with it.

    He may not know, as they aren't labeled with it.
  16. Model 181 tickles my memory. Dennis

    Model 181 tickles my memory.

    Dennis
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    Interesting. Perhaps for calibrating the...

    Interesting.

    Perhaps for calibrating the gauge: Fay Hansen for zero pressure, Dizzy for 'eating the MP' for maximum (albeit trumpet players of the past).

    When I was majoring in music back in...
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    Kanstul worked for Olds, and when they folded he...

    Kanstul worked for Olds, and when they folded he went on making horns in Anaheim, Cal.

    I tried their Euphs years ago at that factory, pretty much echoing Doug's report
  19. When electroplating metals, one needs to go up...

    When electroplating metals, one needs to go up the 'noble' metal scale. Gold is at the top.

    For example when plating steel, one needs to go first to Copper, then Nickle or another metal.

    When...
  20. Before Covid shut down our band, I set next to an...

    Before Covid shut down our band, I set next to an old boy with a 621s.

    Never seen such to date.

    I never even heard it, even tho he was just 4' away...

    Maybe him, maybe the horn.
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    Zzzzzz...

    Zzzzzz...
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    My little Maly has excellent build quality, no...

    My little Maly has excellent build quality, no problems.
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    Could be a horn leftover when they closed the...

    Could be a horn leftover when they closed the works, never got it's written pedigree.

    Or a test/development mule.

    DG
  24. Willson. Thanks, Dave. D

    Willson.

    Thanks, Dave.

    D
  25. I'm just curious, does the tubing follow the...

    I'm just curious, does the tubing follow the Besson or Willson arrangement between valves 1&2?

    Dennis
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