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    Clean factory dust or else!

    My Elf is going great guns since a couple of home and hosed cleans to remove all the factory dust. I also rarely leave it bell down/ upside down. I’m not a tuba player, but glad I went for an Eb...
  2. Are you still looking to get something for fun?...

    Are you still looking to get something for fun? Did you ever get to try an alto trombone?
    How about a flugabone or valve trombone?
    Your 19i sounds a bit like a US bari, I have a conn 12i bari...
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    Thanks for your reply Gary, I meant ‘scoring’ the...

    Thanks for your reply Gary, I meant ‘scoring’ the thread in the sense it’s like a last resort, yes almost impossible to do. but anyway all cap threads seem ok now on the Elf. I guess I used the term...
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    Hi again Elf soothsayers and players: my horn has...

    Hi again Elf soothsayers and players: my horn has improved valve wise, like ‘breaking in’ if that’s a thing, but maybe it is due to cleaning out a lot of the factory dust a couple times, and that has...
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    Thanks Gary, you make excellent points re...

    Thanks Gary, you make excellent points re cleaning a new horn. And taking to shop for a look over.
    Given the grit I discovered in all slides and valves in my new Elf, I did water clean it out as...
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    Thanks Gary, you make excellent points re...

    Thanks Gary, you make excellent points re cleaning a new horn. And taking to shop for a look over.
    Given the grit I discovered in all slides and valves in my new Elf, I did water clean it out as...
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    i bought an Elf too, coz cant get a decent new Eb...

    i bought an Elf too, coz cant get a decent new Eb in Australia new for under $2K. Unfortunately valves werenít great so I dismantled to clean. could not undo bottom cap on first valve, needed to use...
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    Iíve not tried a Boreas but I have been using a...

    Iíve not tried a Boreas but I have been using a G&W Harry Watters mp for a few years and bought it as I needed to replace a Conn 6 1/2 ALS I was using on dual bore tenor trombone in a horn section of...
  9. Alto/tenor/Eb horn, then when you want something...

    Alto/tenor/Eb horn, then when you want something unusual later on, an alto trombone as the open notes are the same as also in Eb. Look up Trent Hamilton NZ on YouTube he does lots of fun brass...
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