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    Sticky: John, I cracked up after reading your last...

    John, I cracked up after reading your last sentence above.

    I found a battery for my digital micrometer and checked the width again. It's actually 6.224cm. Didn't want to take the valve stems out...
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    Sticky: Oops, corrected to cm.

    Oops, corrected to cm.
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    Sticky: Just measured the spacing of my M5050...

    Just measured the spacing of my M5050 (Miraphone). The best I can tell it’s 6.3 cm (center of 1st valve to center of 3rd valve). I wanted to use my micrometers but the battery is dead so used a...
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    In case Dave's link above doesn't open as it...

    In case Dave's link above doesn't open as it didn't for me, try this:
    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/entry.php/253-New-Book-Advice-from-57-Noted-Brass-Players
  5. Thread: Rusty slide

    by RickF
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    Sounds like you're talking about the 1st valve...

    Sounds like you're talking about the 1st valve compensating slide (See image below).

    Slides are usually made of brass so they don't rust. It could be red rot which means it would have to be...
  6. Good to hear LittleJimmy. Yes, the slides should...

    Good to hear LittleJimmy. Yes, the slides should be inserted so the water keys are located at the lowest point as you play.
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    I can only tell that she's playing on a Doug...

    I can only tell that she's playing on a Doug Elliott mpc. What size I couldn't tell.
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    Here you go:...

    Here you go:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLBy0KNIcvU
  9. Yes, that’s an interesting video. Interesting how...

    Yes, that’s an interesting video. Interesting how her oral cavity shrinks when she slurs up. I like to watch Sara Willis’ videos, “Horn Hangouts”. A lot of interesting content.
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    Wow, Very nice performance!

    Wow, Very nice performance!
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    Good luck. Hope it works out for you. Most of us...

    Good luck. Hope it works out for you. Most of us want to keep playing as long as we can, and as long as we can do so well.
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    To my eye they look like Saxhorns...

    To my eye they look like Saxhorns.
  13. Good catch John. I didn’t notice the “from” part.

    Good catch John. I didn’t notice the “from” part.
  14. Hi Jo Anne and welcome to the forum. Living in NC...

    Hi Jo Anne and welcome to the forum. Living in NC offers you a good opportunity to go over to Tuba Exchange in Raleigh/Durham and try out some horns. According to their website they do have a Yamaha...
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    Hi and welcome to Dave Werden's forum. I use...

    Hi and welcome to Dave Werden's forum.

    I use LSCO guards myself which incorporates three parts to each guard. The leather outside, a layer of thin plastic under that and the part that comes in...
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    I think this would be worth a post in your...

    I think this would be worth a post in your 'links' section like you pointed out. My youngest son is a professor at NC State and teaches grad students up through PhD. Any help or advice for a student...
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    King 2280 for $700

    Just noticed this on 'another network' over on TubeNet. I do not know the seller but he has a King 2280 (lacquer) for sale located in Long Island, NY. Price just lowered to $700. Some cosmetic...
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    Yeah I figured most opinions of our 'National'...

    Yeah I figured most opinions of our 'National' march arr in swing would be the same as mine. I know why our Dir picked it... it fits in with the program.

    Here's an arrangement by Toshio Mashima...
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    Swing / Jazz concert

    The Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches next concert is an 'all swing' program. Our first concert is 4 weeks from now and already sold out. Since there are a number of seniors here in S. Florida...
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    Okay, I get it now. Sorry but I don’t know.

    Okay, I get it now. Sorry but I don’t know.
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    Franz, the way I understand it is the gap can be...

    Franz, the way I understand it is the gap can be helpful with response and maybe slotting or hitting the note without chipping. Dave Werden has a good video discussing that. Here's a link to that...
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    Of those three choices you listed I would vote...

    Of those three choices you listed I would vote for the Adams E2.
  23. Thread: Newby

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    Hi and welcome to the forum. I live in S....

    Hi and welcome to the forum. I live in S. Florida so can't really answer you question. Hopefully another member here can help.
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    Sorry Sara but I already sent it back to Amazon. ...

    Sorry Sara but I already sent it back to Amazon. As you probably know it’s really easy returning to Amazon. Price of the book was just about $7.

    Here’s a link if you need it:...
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    Hi Sara. For the purpose you describe this book...

    Hi Sara. For the purpose you describe this book would be useful. In fact for my review on Amazon I said it was appropriate for middle school to early years in high school.

    Mine was for TC...
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