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    Hello Dennis, excellent idea.... I definitely...

    Hello Dennis, excellent idea.... I definitely would share my experience with the Artisan if I ever acquired one.... After all, I just recently waxed poetic about my new lovely DC4 :)

    Meantime,...
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    Woopsie, Just realized that my post was, ahem......

    Woopsie, Just realized that my post was, ahem... Woefully Out Of Order.... Hence I am self-nuking it without further ado.... My apologies!

    Regards, Guido
  3. To Ann Reed: Hello Ann, I received an email...

    To Ann Reed:

    Hello Ann, I received an email from James Garney at Wessex USA....

    According to James, "There is not a "new" version of the Festivo, at least not to my knowledge, it's more that...
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    Hello HighPitch, I'd be interested in your own...

    Hello HighPitch, I'd be interested in your own comparative impressions of the Artisan vs 4AL.... For what you hear, what are the tonal differences between the two.... High range, midrange,...
  5. Hello Dave, after listening to your comparisons...

    Hello Dave, after listening to your comparisons of 4AL vs DC3 and DC4, I received a wonderful birthday gift in the form of a brand spanking new DC4 in silver plate livery... That was about a month...
  6. Hi Gary, and thank you for the excellent...

    Hi Gary, and thank you for the excellent suggestion....

    For me at least,, periodically dumping Festivo's 1st comp loop is a minor inconvenience rather than a bothersome chore.

    But I recognize...
  7. Hi Hyperbolica, the insertion tolerance of the...

    Hi Hyperbolica, the insertion tolerance of the 1st comp loop on the Wessex Festivo is intentionally somewhat stiff, as the loop’s socks are very short, and a more lax insertion might cause the loop...
  8. Thank you Hyperbolica…. I admit that the term...

    Thank you Hyperbolica…. I admit that the term "gurgling" is refers to a, well... boundary case.

    As I explain, as water accumulates during practice, a gradual disturbance of the purity of the tone...
  9. Hello friends, thank you for your quick responses...

    Hello friends, thank you for your quick responses since yesterday. Here are some answers back to you:

    To Dave…. Yes, fuzziness morphing into subtle spluttering gradually develops when using...
  10. Thank you Dave for moving the discussion on comp...

    Thank you Dave for moving the discussion on comp loop moisture here.

    I'd be interested in hearing the experiences of other owners of the Wessex Festivo and similar front valvers with moisture...
  11. Deleted redundant post. G.

    Deleted redundant post.

    G.
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    Hmm, let's see.... Perhaps a nice Dolce? …. Naah!...

    Hmm, let's see.... Perhaps a nice Dolce? …. Naah!

    May be a lovely Festivo? … Proly…. Nah....

    Ah yes.... How couldn't I think of it before... How 'bout a lil' prancing brand spankin' new...
  13. My Festivo is definitely.... Special :) G.

    My Festivo is definitely.... Special :)

    G.
  14. Hi Chris, glad to hear that.... Reason for...

    Hi Chris, glad to hear that....

    Reason for asking was that, my Festivo being of the horizontal pistons persuasion, and its 1st valve compensating loop pointing downwards, this little comp loop is...
  15. Compensating Slide Moisture on FRONT-Valve Horns

    Hello Chris, on my Wessex Festivo, water keys on the 4th slide and on the small fixed elbo tubing (sorry, do not know the name of this small part)above the 4th slide to be very useful for draining...
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    All, I chatted with Chris Lair yesterday. As...

    All, I chatted with Chris Lair yesterday. As promised, below is a quick summary of what I learned about EU5500, which may complement the info on horn’s home page.

    The list price of EU5500 is as...
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    Hello Dean, it is my understanding that MackBrass...

    Hello Dean, it is my understanding that MackBrass has distribution exclusivity for EU5500 in the United States. Hence we do not see EU5500 when opening the native zoindustrial.com site from the US.
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    Hello Dean, actually, the product description...

    Hello Dean, actually, the product description does assert that EU5500 does sport "a main tuning slide adjustment lever, ". Per my conversation with Chris Lair, this is a spring loaded lever/trigger....
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    Excellent idea, Dean.... I intend to call...

    Excellent idea, Dean.... I intend to call MackBrass this week. Questions that immediately come to mind are:

    * Constructed from sheet metal?
    * Hand-hammered bell?
    * overall hand-crafted or...
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    From posted specs, EU550 might be partially...

    From posted specs, EU550 might be partially outsizing the Miraphone M5050 by a smidgeon. M5050 features a 12.205" bell, and bore ranging from 0.610" to 0.638". Conversely, the Mackbrass EU550 posts a...
  21. I just checked the BR140 page on the Wessex web...

    I just checked the BR140 page on the Wessex web site. The gold lacquer version of BR140 is currently out of stock. Conversely, there is 1 unit available in Silver Plate, priced at $985.

    Regards,...
  22. The Wessex BR140 3-valve compensated baritone in...

    The Wessex BR140 3-valve compensated baritone in gold lacquer is very reasonably priced at $850. See:
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    Good point JHarris, I just edited my post, and by...

    Good point JHarris, I just edited my post, and by your suggestion, I added "modern".... As in "grazes the performance of modern pro horns" :)

    G.
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    Hello Def1, several things point to Sinfonico...

    Hello Def1, several things point to Sinfonico having a good chance of a longer lifetime than the entry level Wessex Dolce and Festivo…

    For one thing, Sinfonico is hand-made from sheet-metal in a...
  25. Thank you Dave, I am looking forward to your...

    Thank you Dave, I am looking forward to your EP600 review, and listening to you playing Sinfonico with your DC4 :)

    Saluti, Guido
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