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    My pro tec bag has been great. I had a trombone...

    My pro tec bag has been great. I had a trombone bag with bad stitching on a pocket, and they sent me a brand new bag for free
  2. I talked myself out of it. It was difficult,...

    I talked myself out of it. It was difficult, but I'm happy with what I have, so there isn't a reason to spend more money now. I did tell several people about it, so who knows if one of them...
  3. email sent.

    email sent.
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    those are terrible instruments. I had one for...

    those are terrible instruments. I had one for about 10 minutes before I put it back in the box and returned it
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    I'm interested, but what's the bell size?

    I'm interested, but what's the bell size?
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    crazy thought... Look at the wessex tornister...

    crazy thought... Look at the wessex tornister euph. rotary valves, incredibly quick and short action. It has a tone that would good for jazz, it's a scream to play.
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  7. Thread: 1+3 vs 4

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    the first time I saw Steven Mead live I was...

    the first time I saw Steven Mead live I was surprised how many times he used 1-3. I think you have to figure out the context usage.

    If your 4th valve C or F is a little flat, that means 2-4 B or...
  8. I liked it when I played at the army workshop. ...

    I liked it when I played at the army workshop. It seemed to respond very quickly, intonation was good, and I noticed how light weight it seemed to be
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    I bet others can narrow it down, but I started...

    I bet others can narrow it down, but I started hearing bad things about them as far back as the early 90's. It seems in the last 5 years they seem to have gotten their act together.

    I think...
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    $5000 will get you a nice selection of a used...

    $5000 will get you a nice selection of a used horn, including a used willson or yamaha. I'd personally stay away from besson, they went through a period where quality control was really low, and you...
  11. will you do one for a JP 274? I find mine to be...

    will you do one for a JP 274? I find mine to be remarkably in tune. That's one of reasons I bought it.
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    I like the tone and feel of the 274 more than the...

    I like the tone and feel of the 274 more than the 374. they are different instruments, and it shows in the way they play

    Before you buy, talk to Joe Sellmansburger at mid south music. ...
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    No trigger on the one I tested, bell looked like...

    No trigger on the one I tested, bell looked like a 12", might have been a hair smaller. NO idea on pricing
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    Yes, I played it at the army band conference. ...

    Yes, I played it at the army band conference. It's lightweight, very responsive, and the intonation seems to be good from initial testing
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    Don't forget to try the Packer 274. Beautiful...

    Don't forget to try the Packer 274. Beautiful tone, great intonation, and it's about the same price as the wessex

    Wessex is coming out with a new euphonium model that is very impressive, but I...
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    The packer 274 is better than the 374 (not just...

    The packer 274 is better than the 374 (not just my opinion) and it's about the same price as the wessex.
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    I have both the king (that I converted to a 5...

    I have both the king (that I converted to a 5 valve instrument) and the packer 274. Here's my thoughts

    The king has quicker, lighter valves that have shorter action.

    The packer is...
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    I bought this one. It has a tiny head and does a...

    I bought this one. It has a tiny head and does a nice job. I can use it in on piston horns, but not as well as a rotary horn. The suggested app for your phone is crap. I found another one that...
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    I was REALLY shocked at how much fun this little...

    I was REALLY shocked at how much fun this little horn was to play. I didn't want to put it down
  20. it's a good horn. as an added bonus... 1. It...

    it's a good horn. as an added bonus...

    1. It has superb intonation
    2. the valves are lighter and shorter action than any compensating horn I've ever played
    3. it sits a little taller than...
  21. I play a non compensating horn most of the time...

    I play a non compensating horn most of the time because I'd rather have 4 valves in a row than use my left hand. I added a 5th valve to my King 2280. Yes, it's operated with my left thumb, but...
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    Sending a PM now

    Sending a PM now
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    If you are interested, I can check what I have. ...

    If you are interested, I can check what I have. I might have a used sm3m or sm4m.
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    https://fmea.org/conference/exhibitors/

    https://fmea.org/conference/exhibitors/
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    FYI. Little behind the curtain stuff here. ...

    FYI. Little behind the curtain stuff here.

    Tubenet has two levels of sponsorship. One is a $25 a month full sponsorship, and that includes a banner that rotates at the top of the forum.
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