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    Good data, thanks Doug. In an allied vein; ...

    Good data, thanks Doug.

    In an allied vein;

    Here at the Musical Instrument Museum there is a calliope with real brass horns being played. I'm not just sure how the machine replicates chops to...
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    Here is the guy with the free world's supply of...

    Here is the guy with the free world's supply of HBC's:

    https://heavybottomcaps.co.uk/

    Appears they are made for just about every horn in a band.

    D
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    OK Doug, just what do they do for you? Is it...

    OK Doug, just what do they do for you? Is it such now that you just won't work the horn(s) without them?

    D
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    Thanks, I missed that before. D

    Thanks, I missed that before.

    D
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    Speedy Rick to the rescue! Good to know. I...

    Speedy Rick to the rescue! Good to know.

    I guess I should've specified that for the New Standard, 967/8, or Sovereign.

    DG
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    Heavy bottom caps

    Any experience with these from you all?

    Snake oil? Really did the trick?

    Don't waste your time? Amazing?

    I'm really curious as to just how they make a euph play easier.

    DG
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    There would have to be a really crappy CNC...

    There would have to be a really crappy CNC machine in the lineage for that to happen...

    DG
  8. Sticky: Nope, didn't fly. Very close, tho. I wonder...

    Nope, didn't fly. Very close, tho.

    I wonder why folks have a make offer deal and then reject anything just shy of their buy-it-now price.

    DG
  9. Sticky: A nice match for my York Bb tenor, so I made an...

    A nice match for my York Bb tenor, so I made an offer.

    DG
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    In my better days; a concert last summer by our...

    In my better days; a concert last summer by our little Summer band. 4 rehearsals and a show!

    The PW is gcc

    https://wyler.net/gcc.html

    Dennis
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    Again, thanks to all for your kindness. It means...

    Again, thanks to all for your kindness. It means a lot to me.

    D
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    Hi Folks, The first spinal repair done was an...

    Hi Folks,

    The first spinal repair done was an odontoid screw in my C2 to have the broken tip play nice but my musculature pulled it apart again.

    I just completed more surgery (7 hours) that...
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    You can date the horn if you can get the serial...

    You can date the horn if you can get the serial number off it. That would help in determining if a high or low pitch build.

    Dennis
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    The fate of our country is in good hands there. ...

    The fate of our country is in good hands there.

    DG
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    In my present condition, these are great therapy...

    In my present condition, these are great therapy for me.

    Thanks for getting all this together, Rick.

    Dennis
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    Not yet. D

    Not yet.

    D
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    I'm back home now, dealing with a blood clot...

    I'm back home now, dealing with a blood clot issue. Otherwise feeling OK and doing light PT.

    A full halo brace is no fun, at least it will come off in June.

    Again, thanks to all of you for the...
  18. Thread: Wick 2AL

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    John has some good advice there. In this vein,...

    John has some good advice there.

    In this vein, I've mentioned before the importance of having someone knowledgeable listen while you play the same piece using your MP selections.

    We all color...
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    Thank you all, my good friends. D

    Thank you all, my good friends.

    D
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    No so much a gig...

    Last Thursday, the 8th May It was evening outdoors and I tripped over a forgotten garden hose. The next thing on the agenda was a face plant, downhill, into some good-sized stones.

    The result was...
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    Keep in mind the tarnish is silver sulfide, not...

    Keep in mind the tarnish is silver sulfide, not oxide. Silver oxide is rare in nature, and is white.

    Your horn's enemy is sulfur in the air, usually in the form of Sulfur Dioxide. That is a...
  22. Thread: Alto horns?

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    I have a mint 1917 Conn mellphone if you're...

    I have a mint 1917 Conn mellphone if you're interested.

    Both low & hi pitch, plays in C, D, & Eb.

    DG
  23. Again, Dave fires a perfect salvo of tune. ...

    Again, Dave fires a perfect salvo of tune.

    Don't apologize for any t-bone remarks, either. They have a job to do, even if the euph does most of them sweeter.

    DG
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    If you don't have nipples on the bottom caps, it...

    If you don't have nipples on the bottom caps, it won't happen.

    Somebody used to make a plastic cup that fit outside all three valve casings, but I haven't seen one of them in a long time.

    DG
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    Ugly with no vibrato is pretty easy for...

    Ugly with no vibrato is pretty easy for me...:cool:

    GD
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