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  1. Thank you for the review of the Duplex which I...

    Thank you for the review of the Duplex which I find interesting and useful feedback as Wessex is always trying to improve our products.

    For the wear on 2nd finger button, if you want to email...
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    Watch it, you are giving me ideas for a new...

    Watch it, you are giving me ideas for a new Wessex euphonium! :rolleyes:
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    I have done some testing of silver-plating...

    I have done some testing of silver-plating thickness. On ‘cheap’ Chinese horns it can be as thin as 5 microns, while on the vintage horns I have come across as thick as 30 microns. Most ‘quality’...
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    Shawn, I am so sorry about the tax problems you...

    Shawn, I am so sorry about the tax problems you are having. We are trying to sort this out through DHL from our end too.

    For the sharpness, we are not just saying we can’t reproduce such...
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    I will answer as I specify such things as...

    I will answer as I specify such things as silver-plating thickness with the factory.

    To answer your question, the silver-plating on the Dolce will be around 11 microns thickness, similar to the...
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    I will answer as I specify such things as...

    I will answer as I specify such things as silver-plating thickness with the factory.

    To answer your question, the silver-plating on the Dolce will be around 11 microns thickness, similar to the...
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    That is correct!

    That is correct!
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    In response to the points made above on the...

    In response to the points made above on the Sinfonico, I can give you the following feedback;

    1) The tuning of the EP600 has not changed since Dave Werden did his intonation test at ITEC.

    2) I...
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    I will add when I have one here to weigh, but...

    I will add when I have one here to weigh, but they go out as soon as they come in - so none here to weigh.
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    There are two more batched of Sinfonico due this...

    There are two more batched of Sinfonico due this year. A few in September which are all pre-ordered and a larger batch November which currently is about half pre-ordered.
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    Please contact James Garney using email...

    Please contact James Garney using email Dolce@Wessex-tubas.com - or phone 616-843-6888. We don’t have any in stock now, but I hope some will be in container shortly leaving factory. So September...
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    I think Dave Werden could be onto why some...

    I think Dave Werden could be onto why some players have trouble with the Sinfonico playing sharp. It was designed with feedback from a top military band euphoniumist, so it obviously did not play...
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    The Sinfonico comes with three size receivers. It...

    The Sinfonico comes with three size receivers. It does not come with grime gutter. In fact there is no fitting for such a gutter
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    I will need to check the composition of the...

    I will need to check the composition of the nickel silver, as I don’t know offhand. The reason for the use of nickel silver for leadpipe is it is resistant to rot. Brass leadpipes often suffer from...
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    The trouble with a wholesaler is that can...

    The trouble with a wholesaler is that can increase the retail cost. Yes the euphonium comes with mouthpiece, I believe the 4Y.
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    The shipping will be by DHL and for duties and...

    The shipping will be by DHL and for duties and taxes, they are included for purchases in the USA and EU, but unfortunately not Canada.

    Shipping will be next week after further quality assurance at...
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    Thanks for the idea - I will see what we can do....

    Thanks for the idea - I will see what we can do. For the Sinfonico - James Garney (Chicago showroom manager) who is excellent euphonium player is working on putting together video
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    There are a couple things to remember here....

    There are a couple things to remember here. Firstly Schiller Elite is not Wessex. They are definitely not made in the same workshop, I don’t think are even made in the same factory as Wessex and they...
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    I am sure you will love the EP600HP - it is a...

    I am sure you will love the EP600HP - it is a euphonium we developed with feedback from some of the best euphonium players in the business.


    I am not quite sure what you mean? With piston valves...
  20. Not yet - was delayed as they run out of trucks...

    Not yet - was delayed as they run out of trucks for the train and had to wait for more to head east! Now on its way, expected in one week.
  21. Wessex Tubasí first ever shipment by Train!

    Read my blog about Wessex latest development to improve our services;

    https://wessex-tubas.com/blogs/news/wessex-tubas-first-ever-shipment-by-train

    Note that although now all orders are shipped...
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    Actually travels the whole way across Russia and...

    Actually travels the whole way across Russia and Europe to the UK. Quite a journey - I wish I could travel with the shipment :rolleyes:
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    I am pleased to say that the factory is up and...

    I am pleased to say that the factory is up and running and everyone is well. In fact we will have a container of horns completed ready to ship in about 10 days (this time by train instead of ship for...
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    This is incorrect. The ZO are made at a...

    This is incorrect. The ZO are made at a completely different factory. I have not examined any close up of recent, but their quality a couple years ago was pretty poor.

    FWI There are several brass...
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    Yes definitely adjustable as Doug correctly says

    Yes definitely adjustable as Doug correctly says
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