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    Hi 'hup_d_hup'. Welcome to the forum. I seem to...

    Hi 'hup_d_hup'. Welcome to the forum. I seem to remember you from TubeNet. Be sure to read and agree to Dave Werden's post regarding selling instruments on this forum (it's linked below). Then reply...
  2. I didn’t know that was engraving but thought it...

    I didn’t know that was engraving but thought it was a wrap of some kind. Very impressive!
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    So Tom Black is now the owner? Larry Black, Tom’s...

    So Tom Black is now the owner? Larry Black, Tom’s father, started LSCO (Leather Specilaties Co) 40 or 50 yrs. ago I think it was. Larry played trumpet with the Atlanta Symphony for a long time and...
  4. Absolutely gorgeous Doug!! Thanks for sharing...

    Absolutely gorgeous Doug!! Thanks for sharing those pictures.
  5. Great looking horn Doug! Congrats.

    Great looking horn Doug! Congrats.
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    Ever since I started back to playing I’ve used a...

    Ever since I started back to playing I’ve used a black hand towel at home to catch the water (90% is water or condensation) from the spit valve. Since Covid I also use one at band rehearsal and on...
  7. Too funny. Can’t wait to see real pic Doug.

    Too funny. Can’t wait to see real pic Doug.
  8. Rhapsody on Christmas Carols - Claude T. Smith

    "Rhapsody on Christmas Carols" was commissioned by the U.S. Marine Band many years ago and is an excellent arrangement by Claude T. Smith. We're playing this arrangement again this year and I really...
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    Good luck with the surgery David. It sounds like...

    Good luck with the surgery David. It sounds like you have an excellent Dr. to take care of the skin cancer. Living in South FL for over 60 yrs. where the sun seems to always shine, I've had a few...
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    Don’t have a Wallace practice mute but did find a...

    Don’t have a Wallace practice mute but did find a video showing how to adjust for sound and resistance BUT it’s for trumpet. Hopefully similar. Drag playback forward about 6 mins 10 secs for...
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    The Eastman 526 is similar to the Miraphone 5050...

    The Eastman 526 is similar to the Miraphone 5050 (same bore) but with a a bit smaller diameter bell. See this link for more info:...
  12. Welcome to the forum Ariakim.

    Welcome to the forum Ariakim.
  13. Welcome to the forum Annie Mack. I did multiple...

    Welcome to the forum Annie Mack. I did multiple searches but couldn't find a piano accomp. Sorry.
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    I personally think the tempo is perfect for the...

    I personally think the tempo is perfect for the text - which was taken from Matthew 11. Also, the eupher (Gary or Gaz Rose) was playing at a memorial service.
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    Welcome to the forum! The 48 mpc can be a...

    Welcome to the forum!

    The 48 mpc can be a little small for many players. Yamaha makes a 51 model or you could try the Schilke 51D (D stands for deep cup) which is pretty popular.
  16. My M5050 weighs 11 pounds - but does not have a...

    My M5050 weighs 11 pounds - but does not have a trigger.
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    I prefer a silver finish myself. Agree, Dave’s...

    I prefer a silver finish myself. Agree, Dave’s horn looks gorgeous!
  18. Thread: My journey…

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    Interesting story Larry and thanks for sharing....

    Interesting story Larry and thanks for sharing. Keep making music!
  19. Yes, I misspoke. The length of waveguide needs...

    Yes, I misspoke. The length of waveguide needs to be right (number of wavelengths) to get the most power. On a horn the length of tubing needs to be right to get the right ‘pitch’ out of the horn.
  20. Good points Jim! Being in RADAR for over 30...

    Good points Jim! Being in RADAR for over 30 years (FAA and Air Force), I often thought of our horn's tubing being similar to the waveguide of ASR radar (Airport Surveillance Radar). The electronic...
  21. A very interesting read Ted! On one the thing...

    A very interesting read Ted!

    On one the thing you shared…

    ”1. The air column actually extends into our mouths, so we can override some of the hardware changes to create our signature sound.”
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    Thanks Dave. Yes, the short 16th notes can get...

    Thanks Dave. Yes, the short 16th notes can get lost. Thanks for the tip, and excellent video!
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    We had a concert last night and it went pretty...

    We had a concert last night and it went pretty well. I've always liked 'The Brisk Young Sailor' as I sometimes play it during warmups (if I can't slur the first five notes, I'm not warmed up yet). ...
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    If I’m flushing my horn and doing a thorough...

    If I’m flushing my horn and doing a thorough cleaning, I use the bath tub in our guest bath room with attachments to the shower nozzle (see this post for pics). Then move the horn and all its parts...
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    Sometimes there's a tiny burr on the valve guide...

    Sometimes there's a tiny burr on the valve guide or something in the groove where the valve guide moves up and down. I've had a fuzzy edge on a plastic guide that I smoothed off carefully with a nail...
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