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    Thanks. I think I'll need to have the tech loosen...

    Thanks. I think I'll need to have the tech loosen the screw. I can't budge it and I'm not going to force it. The lever might just need to be removed and thoroughly cleaned. Could be gunked up. By the...
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    4th valve hold-down lever

    My 4th valve hold-down lever (not sure of correct term) on my Adams E1 is really tight and difficult to move either way, except for moving easily to release the valve, but only a very short distance....
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    Helpful links, Mike, thanks.

    Helpful links, Mike, thanks.
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    Our community band is preparing to get back to...

    Our community band is preparing to get back to rehearsing with limiting conditions and caution. Understandably, we have many members requiring certain conditions before they participate, bell covers...
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    Bell cover

    Can anyone recommend a bell cover for euphonium? There are alot available, but I don't know if they're all the same and equally effective.
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    Thanks to you both.

    Thanks to you both.
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    Valve numbers

    Where are the valve numbers on an Adams E1?
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    So my Adams custom E1 with the brushed...

    So my Adams custom E1 with the brushed antique-looking finish should be fine, but just watch and clean/polish as needed?
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    After I posted the mp discoloration question...

    After I posted the mp discoloration question above, a related question came to mind. Will the same discoloration appear on my euphonium if I store it out of the case? I just started using the...
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    Mouthpieces changing colors

    I have several mp's that I leave sitting out in my music room, and now they're changing color to a gold. Is that just tarnish that can be removed with something like Wright's Silver Cream? And can it...
  11. Thread: Felt replacement

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    Yes, exactly as you describe, including the...

    Yes, exactly as you describe, including the larger black washers. Thanks, David. I'm trying hard to not be obsessive-compulsive on this, but want to do it right. And Adams does provide a nice diagram.
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    I just received my new set of Adams felts for my...

    I just received my new set of Adams felts for my Adams E1 and now need to know if I should do it myself or take it to a tech. It seems simple enough but I've not done it before and don't want to tear...
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    Great advice, Vito, thank you. By the way, my...

    Great advice, Vito, thank you. By the way, my post comes from someone who still wears clothes I bought 20 years ago and drives a 2001 Ford Taurus with 245,000 miles on it and has some rust and dents!
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    Refurbishing your horn

    Just curious on this. Over time, a horn will pick up a few belt scratches, small insignificant dents, maybe minor bell scratches from setting it "bell down" on the floor during practice or rehearsal...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Felt replacement

    When replacing valve felts, are there felts for specific instrument brands, or are there just generic felts of various sizes/thicknesses that one can get to fit their instrument? Put another way, can...
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    Thanks, David.

    Thanks, David.
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    I realize I'm responding to an old post, but it...

    I realize I'm responding to an old post, but it caught my eye when browsing topics. I'm getting valve "thump" on my Adams E1 and assume I need new felts. Are they sold already sized for a particular...
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    I've actually considered a Wick 6BL.

    I've actually considered a Wick 6BL.
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    That's interesting. My previous euphonium was a...

    That's interesting. My previous euphonium was a Jupiter, nice intermediate horn. It came with a Jupiter 6.5 AL which I got a good full sound with. That horn is up for sale now and I'm including the...
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    Very helpful information, thanks to all. I can't...

    Very helpful information, thanks to all. I can't quite get my high register going in the larger mouthpieces. I'm an amateur comeback player, playing now for about 4 years after 50+ yrs away from...
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    Trombone/euphonium mp's

    I read in several places that trombone and euphonium mouthpieces are not interchangeable, but then I see mouthpieces advertised as trombone/euphonium mouthpieces. What are the facts?
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    Dismantling euph trigger mechanism

    There have been a few mentions on the forum of removing/dismantling trigger mechanisms on the euphonium. Not being blessed with mechanical skills, I need to feel more secure in doing so before...
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    That's all I need to know. Thanks.

    That's all I need to know. Thanks.
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    Clock your mouthpiece

    I recently read a blog post about "clocking" your mouthpiece, i.e, moving it around like a clockface to see where it plays best. It was a trumpet blog, but I'm wondering if it would apply to...
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