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  1. Hi Mike ive only seen sponsered players on the...

    Hi Mike
    ive only seen sponsered players on the aniversary euph so far. Tryed one against many others earlier this year. From memory: german sov bassed so 1st comp loop now has no slide so you...
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    I have an imperial a round stamp an eminence and...

    I have an imperial a round stamp an eminence and ive just sold my prestige. So i know how they compare .... for me.
    Without a doubt i preffer a round stamp accross theboard for all except...
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    Hi Sean hope your still loving your new euph I...

    Hi Sean
    hope your still loving your new euph
    I quite fancy revisiting Geneva .....i used to have a Symphony which was the best sound and projection of any euph ive had..... just need to sell one...
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    Sent to America for mine as did two other euph...

    Sent to America for mine as did two other euph friends. Excellent service, use strap all the time and pad when my back hurts!
    All the best Dave (in Yorkshire)
  5. Thread: Exercises

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    Ah I'm with you now....thanks Dave

    Ah I'm with you now....thanks Dave
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    Dave, benefits of playing melodies up an...

    Dave, benefits of playing melodies up an octave.....do you mean you would be more relaxed with a more open setting than if a tune was written in the gods in the first place?
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    Poll: Dave... thanks for adding York BooBoo..... I...

    Dave... thanks for adding York
    BooBoo..... I used to know a Booboo that played in the NY (That's North Yorkshire......a small minority seem to think it stands for New York!) county wind band in the...
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    Poll: Ok my main horn of favour at the moment is a York...

    Ok my main horn of favour at the moment is a York Eminence......I think that's a main contender still, very popular in the UK still and getting harder to find. Sorry Dave!
  9. The modern way for many 'brass techs' to fettle...

    The modern way for many 'brass techs' to fettle loose slides tends to be to flare out the last bit of the slide legs. This lasts so long then it needs it again, ultimately it can split.... I'm...
  10. All very interesting.... i think I'm like Dave...

    All very interesting....
    i think I'm like Dave
    -i read treble
    -tenor is read as treble but with two sharpes added / two flats taken away
    -bass I learnt to read by seeing where the treble clef...
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    Maybe just one more MP? It will be the last...

    Maybe just one more MP? It will be the last one......
  12. Dennis I like the look of your trigger........

    Dennis I like the look of your trigger..... Mostly due to still being able to wrap my left thumb around the third valve slide for grip. I didn't like the Courtois trigger which was in the position...
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    Hi john....for sustained suspect notes...

    Hi john....for sustained suspect notes proactively and reactively as needed.
    Unfortunately my bumper upper in one of my bands is on a trigger free round stamp and usually doesn't lip notes very far...
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    Yes very inconsistent..... I used to use a 4AL, a...

    Yes very inconsistent..... I used to use a 4AL, a 4AM and a 4AY for different instruments until Morgan Griffiths did the, in my case, 2 pence piece test.....all different and I'd owned them all from...
  15. Hi Doug never stopped loving my...

    Hi Doug
    never stopped loving my Sterling......the Baufiend (spelling?) valves never felt like home... Bigger than the trad Boosey and Hawkes. I always said that if Paul started using a smaller...
  16. One thing to consider for my own playing is that...

    One thing to consider for my own playing is that I use an awful lot of alternative fingerings anyway despite the trigger. Not for intonation so much as smoothness in very quiet playing and speed for...
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    Did he say if it was in stock and give you a...

    Did he say if it was in stock and give you a date?
    one of the things you have to remember with doug if that he's a pro musician so if he touring he may not be back to his workshop for a good...
  18. Triggers......can't live with them can't live without them?

    I'm now on my 6th euph with a trigger and I'm fed up with them!
    Without exception they have all created problems:


    -Not least the comfort factor....... triggers add a significant weight and most...
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    Another vote for the I cup.....but depends what...

    Another vote for the I cup.....but depends what euph I'm on.....

    For a number of years I've now been on the Euph 105 I 9s.

    if I play a smaller sounding euph I go to a J cup or even a K, on a...
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    Thanks Rick... Don't know how I didn't see that!...

    Thanks Rick... Don't know how I didn't see that!
    dave
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    I'm back and How do I stay logged in?

    Hello all
    Although the last few years I've been following the forum...... I've stopped posting. This is because I now read the forum mostly on a tablet rather than my office computer where my pass...
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    Hi I can think of three reasons why to repare...

    Hi
    I can think of three reasons why to repare the bell instead of replacing:
    Firstly reparing will be less expensive, a new soveriegn bell is around about 300 pounds new.
    Secondly a modern 967...
  23. Sounds Good! I've been trying to find the...

    Sounds Good!

    I've been trying to find the right time to compare the variables on the Custom Euphs at Adams for a while, but selecting one in the UK would be far easier for me!
    Good luck with the...
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    Re. E1 or E2 Sorry Dave you know what I'm...

    Re. E1 or E2

    Sorry Dave you know what I'm like... a bit of a 'spotter' for those details!!
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    Thats really bonny Dave, So the sterling silver...

    Thats really bonny Dave, So the sterling silver bell and all the other yellow / gold brass, is scratch finished, lightly buffed then treated with exactly the same laquirer all over I presume? Very...
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