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    I just use one LeFreque plate across the mpc to...

    I just use one LeFreque plate across the mpc to receiver to add some mass and help solidify that connection. My wife says she can here a bit more volume with the plate attached. I suspect those with...
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    Looks really nice Will. There are some folks who...

    Looks really nice Will. There are some folks who swear by the advantages of keeping a Euro shank. I know some of the Willson 2900 folks feel that way. Dr. Brian Bowman, Carlyle Weber to mention two....
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    David, that's correct. The Eb they're talking...

    David, that's correct. The Eb they're talking about is your TC 'F'. The 6th partials are notoriously sharp. Those notes being concert Eb, E and F or TC F, F# and G. Some folks find using 1-3 for...
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    I know that Mouthpiece Express sells custom...

    I know that Mouthpiece Express sells custom finger buttons BUT not sure they have them for Willson. See this link which mentions Bach, Yamaha and more:...
  5. I remember that march. My wife is a big fan of...

    I remember that march. My wife is a big fan of Harry Potter. If I remember right there were some strange looking instruments in the band. Brass with two and three bells.

    There's a very talented...
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    Wow, that would be a game changer for me. Not...

    Wow, that would be a game changer for me. Not only for cleaning, but for me it offers me a quick access to oil the first valve during rehearsal or concert. With the horn laying on my lap (bell...
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    Jim told me in an IM that it fit just fine. For a...

    Jim told me in an IM that it fit just fine. For a picture see the 2nd post above (tap on image to see it larger).
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    Welcome to the forum. I myself have never...

    Welcome to the forum.

    I myself have never heard of Tom & Will cases. When I searched I found a Review of the Top 9 euphonium cases/gig bags and Tom and Will was dead last. They review Protec as...
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    Interesting project Will. Nice pics. Good luck...

    Interesting project Will. Nice pics. Good luck and hope it works out.

    Why would Besson solder a valve stem to the valve?!
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    Hi Magne, Welcome to the forum. It seems that...

    Hi Magne,

    Welcome to the forum. It seems that Willson has lost their records of serial numbers and what year they were manufactured. See this link:...
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    Very cool indeed!! Thanks for sharing.

    Very cool indeed!! Thanks for sharing.
  12. Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
  13. I think this is a great buy! If I needed an...

    I think this is a great buy! If I needed an excellent horn I'd be jumping all over this one. Good luck with the sale James.
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    Hi Euphism, Welcome to the forum. Dave Werden...

    Hi Euphism,

    Welcome to the forum. Dave Werden posts some of the best deals he finds on ebay in the "For Sale / Wanted to Buy" section of this forum. There's one that I'd really be interested in...
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    Can’t tell you the model number but would say...

    Can’t tell you the model number but would say some prefer these over a 4-valve compensator model because they’re lighter, have a good tone and play relatively in tune. Maybe someone else will know...
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    Hi BQ93, Welcome to the forum. That's...

    Hi BQ93,

    Welcome to the forum. That's definitely a euphonium and is a 3 valve compensating model. That helps correct intonation with multiple valves being pressed - especially when using 1-3 and...
  17. To my knowledge Dr. Bowman has always played the...

    To my knowledge Dr. Bowman has always played the 2900 with a Euro or medium shank lead pipe. Looks like the BB1 mpc too. Excellent video. Thanks for sharing.
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    Wessex Dolce 4sale on TubeNet

    Just saw this over on TubeNet. Two year old Wessex Dolce for $1000 located in PA. Has links to pics. I do not know the seller.

    http://forums.chisham.com/viewtopic.php?p=690117#p690117
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    Marked this thread sold - or bought.

    Marked this thread sold - or bought.
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    Hi Jim, If a grime gutter for the 642 will fit...

    Hi Jim,

    If a grime gutter for the 642 will fit the Neo I have one that's still new in the box. Some years ago I heard that Yamaha was discontinuing these so I contacted Kurt Witt and ordered 2 of...
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    Some excellent examples shared by JTJ. Tim...

    Some excellent examples shared by JTJ. Tim Morrison has been one of my all-time favorite trumpet soloists to listen to. Wonderful tone, perfect vibrato and what presence he has with his sound. One...
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    Congrats Nick! Surely a great deal. I was...

    Congrats Nick! Surely a great deal. I was tempted myself to get this gem.
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    When I use my tablet (iPad) for music display I...

    When I use my tablet (iPad) for music display I use "For Score". I've had it for about 6 years or more. It's very powerful where you can edit, highlight, make notes and have a pedal to turn pages if...
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    I agree with 'dsurkin' using a small pillow. ...

    I agree with 'dsurkin' using a small pillow. I've used one for years on my left hip to elevate the horn some. I found a small (9" x 5") felt bag with drawstring closure and partially filled it with...
  25. I play tested one of these a couple of years ago....

    I play tested one of these a couple of years ago. What a sweet-focused tone. The sixth partials were sharp but if I added the 4th valve to the normal fingering those 3 notes ( Eb, E, F concert)...
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