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    Case for Besson 3/4 tuba

    Hey guys, anybody know what cases fit a Besson 3/4 tuba.

    I wish the models were consistent enough to be able to list one, but they don't seem to be however, this is the current construction model:...
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    2nd Valve Spring(s)

    1 should be enough.
    2 may get in each others compression and cause problems.vbmodified
  3. Tuyama ® TEU-376 Compensating Euphonium (4 pistons) Silver Plated

    see the cheap euphs thread... new Chinese makes pop up weekly.vbmodified
  4. Using eyeglass spray on the finish of a lacquer horn

    who know's what's in it from one company to another.
    I can't recommend it, but I can't give a professional opinion on what it will do.vbmodified
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    Euphonium Restoration

    If you want it refinished, Dan Oberloh in the Seattle area would be my recommendation.
    He is worth the wait and worth the money, but both are substantial.

    As for specifics in the cost. You won't...
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    Euphonium Repair Question

    As a tech, the possibilities or lodged objects are endless. If it's not a water issue, get the teacher to get a tech to look at it.vbmodified
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    Ultra-Sonic Deep Cleaning

    WADR, this actually means that your tubes are already leaking or about to leak on their own. A hole clogged with rust or buildup is still a hole. You'd rather find out about a hole from your tech...
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    What Should Copyright Law Be?

    well, for one. In Canada 50 years after the death of the composer, his/her works are public domain.

    I don't know how messed up you guys got it so someone was able to get copyright on "Happy...
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    Getting rid of scratches

    unless if someone was actually crazy enough to goldplate a YEP321...vbmodified
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    Bach 4G

    second to what Pam said.

    If it works for you, it works.
    If you've already got one, there's no emergent rush to go replace it.
    I just wouldn't recommend buying it as the other options are a bit...
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    Cheap Euphs

    These also get branded as Stagg... the valves get the same brown buildups that Amati's get.

    We had 2, we sent them back.vbmodified
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    Contrabass Accesories?

    Velcro strips wrapping around the contact points on the branch.

    Easy to make if you did ok in Home ec.vbmodified
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    Really Cleaning Your Horn

    With a trombone, there's not a lot of difference between fully dried, then playtested or the amount of moisture in the instrument before. There is a very big difference between wet and moist.
    You...
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    Help for a beginner :)

    well, it was 8 years ago, Jupiter was still mediocre, B&S is hit and miss, and the Norse god of thunder had not appeared in cinema yet.vbmodified
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    Help for a beginner :)

    China has gotten a lot better, these early Chinese horns are truly terrible.
    When I first started in repair, one of my mentors told me "don't buy an instrument named after a bird or a deity." There...
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    Loose 2nd valve slide

    so we're both right and I'm easily confused! :þ
    the more you know eh?vbmodified
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    Really Cleaning Your Horn

    stale water left in an instrument can start encouraging growth. If left inside a case for a length of time, you can get black mould.

    For a trombone slide, having the inners dry allows a fuil...
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    Really Cleaning Your Horn

    may I also suggest an air compressor to dry it out fully after that.vbmodified
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    Help for a beginner :)

    get a used horn, quality.
    King, Conn, Yamaha, Bach, Olds, Blessing, Jupiter, Besson, Weril, Holton...

    If it was made in the USA, Britain, Japan, or Taiwan you're ok.
    If you want to put money...
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    Vento euphonium

    Is it recommended by American flute teachers or do they say "recommended by American flute teachers."

    2 important reasons.
    1. Every thing from China comes with this cliché. It's most likely not...
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    Loose 2nd valve slide

    I've never used the term "swedge" for that. We swedge woodwind keys with rounded swedging pliers to reshape the material around the contour of the rod and expand the width of the hingetube to removed...
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    valve make?

    I can find this in textbooks. Virtuosi are exceptions to the rules. Euphonium music is generally melodic and counter-melody based. Trumpets are usually primary melody. Yes, any instrument could do...
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    Wanted: Medium Shank Mouthpiece

    http://www.kellymouthpieces.co...onium/index.asp


    These are cheap, good, and come in a 51D size.

    I'd still have my 51D if a local teacher would ever give it back to me...
    she kept it, then...
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    The traditionally good brand?

    I'm still very jealous!

    As for the durability of old Besson horns... I think they were designed with military bands in mind. If bullets started flying, you could find safe shelter behind a tuba.
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    Piston valve problem.

    before you invest in a strap wrench, invest 5 minutes into greasing your caps and move all parts of your horn daily (or every time you play).vbmodified
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