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  1. Please don't get upset, what we are saying is...

    Please don't get upset, what we are saying is your 'sound' is around 80% you, and some 20% your axe.

    We all need that 20% advantage, even after years of lessons, practice, and performance.

    If...
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    Mostly at the joints of tubing and valves. DG

    Mostly at the joints of tubing and valves.

    DG
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    Superb! DG

    Superb!

    DG
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    One of my bandmates has a rotor plastic tuba he...

    One of my bandmates has a rotor plastic tuba he uses for Tuba Christmas.

    It is now a mess of silicone seal, used to keep leaks at bay.

    He says it is just a toy, and therefore worth the...
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    Herewhileback, a local music emporium was using...

    Herewhileback, a local music emporium was using new Indian horns for doorstops. They gave me a free one just because.

    Made a nice flowerpot.

    DG
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    Not a whole lot going on...

    Covid19 has shut down our concert band; no rehearsals nor performances.:(

    Virtually all AZ schools, like the one we rehearsed in, are closed.

    I'd suppose it is the same in a lot of US...
  7. All the 56 series 5-valve models aren't oval,...

    All the 56 series 5-valve models aren't oval, rather parallel like a little tuba.

    DG
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    That video was just hilarious! The tuba...

    That video was just hilarious!

    The tuba player's posture looked painful, tho. Or would that be 'pasture'?

    DG
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    I'm with Doug on a longer look at them, and I...

    I'm with Doug on a longer look at them, and I just LOVE satin finish epuhs!

    DG
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    Either one would be a good player. The 967 would...

    Either one would be a good player. The 967 would use a large shank MP, the NS a medium. The valves look good on the NS. A refinish on either would be good, and being lacquer, easier on the wallet...
  11. Hmmm. Bands I hear never have enough bottom end....

    Hmmm. Bands I hear never have enough bottom end.

    DG
  12. Sentiment may come into play here, and I'm not...

    Sentiment may come into play here, and I'm not trying to rain on your parade.

    However, the 2-20 was the economy line of Besson's production then and may not be worth repairing.

    Dennis
  13. Da! DG

    Da!

    DG
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    MP's SOLD! DG

    MP's SOLD!

    DG
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    Yep, still have them. Thanks, Dennis

    Yep, still have them.

    Thanks, Dennis
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    3 Wick MP's for sale

    All three, a SM3.5, a 4AL, and a SM5, for $80 delivered.

    All large shank.

    I won't split them up, and sorry, no sales out of the US.

    Very nice condition as shown. PayPal Friends mode...
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    Wedge & underwear don't go together,...

    Wedge & underwear don't go together, eh?:rolleyes:

    DDG
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    Ah, yes. I remember... DDG

    Ah, yes. I remember...

    DDG
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    We drive, refusing to submit to the insults of...

    We drive, refusing to submit to the insults of the TSA.

    DDG
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    ^This. DDG

    ^This.

    DDG
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    Said it before, will say it again: MP's are like...

    Said it before, will say it again: MP's are like underwear; we try several before making our choice, and very personal as well.

    DG
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    Deals on euphs remind me of pets at the...

    Deals on euphs remind me of pets at the pound...they want to take 'em all home!:o

    Dennis
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    I played in a band a few years ago and one of the...

    I played in a band a few years ago and one of the euph guys had ET's. Gave him the best vibrato ever, but his complaint was he couldn't turn it off...

    Dennis
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    Responsibility is tough when you're...

    Responsibility is tough when you're famous...:cool:

    Dennis
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    There is a big difference between 'technical'...

    There is a big difference between 'technical' artistry and playing pleasure.

    Maybe pick out a couple tunes you LIKE to play, and run thru them every time you practice or warm up.

    Your ability...
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