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    I, for many years , at carnival, have been...

    I, for many years , at carnival, have been protecting my euph with a women's pantyhose.
  2. Glad you enjoyed it, I love K&G mouthpieces. For...

    Glad you enjoyed it, I love K&G mouthpieces. For the measurements it is necessary to calculate 0,3mm less than the one shown in their table, while the bore on my 3D measures 7,4mm (0,291 inches).
  3. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: They both sound very good and, even if they seems...

    They both sound very good and, even if they seems to sound the same, I have a slight preference for the horn B: it has a warmer shade.
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    The K&G mouthpieces have the identical rim...

    The K&G mouthpieces have the identical rim profile for all their products: you can go from the various sizes and instruments with the same sensation on the lips. Their table of comparison between the...
  5. Thread: Adams Options

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    Poll: I voted for the yellow brass, but Id'be curious...

    I voted for the yellow brass, but Id'be curious to know the difference in terms of sound, response etc.
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    Based on my experience I would suggest the 4,5.

    Based on my experience I would suggest the 4,5.
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    I have been playing with K&G mouthpieces for 4...

    I have been playing with K&G mouthpieces for 4 years now and I couldn't be happier with them but......
    last week I dug up a K&G mouthpiece for baritone I bought at the time but I didn't like the...
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    You may consider a saxhorn; it should be the kind...

    You may consider a saxhorn; it should be the kind of sound you want. ...
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    If you feel comfortable with it you could...

    If you feel comfortable with it you could re-plated it again: it shouldn't cost you more than ten dollars.
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    Well, if the signs are marked, they certainly...

    Well, if the signs are marked, they certainly have some influence on the passage of the air. However no mouthpiece manufactured would leave the inside surface with obvious signs that, if present,...
  11. Thread: Saxhorn

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    Saxhorn

    Recently on Youtube I saw a video of " Opus 333" quartet, which they played the saxhorn " Willsax" (https://youtu.be/joz5fJmANho). I liked the sound of these horns, more towards the sound of the...
  12. Thread: Adams E2

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    I could not try an E2 on my recent visit to an...

    I could not try an E2 on my recent visit to an Adams dealer store because they did not have any ( I tried a E1 0,6 red brass bell and a E3 0,6 yellow brass bell), so I can not say how it sounds. In...
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    Last year there was a buzz on my Besson 2052: the...

    Last year there was a buzz on my Besson 2052: the threaded ring of the trigger's rod had loosened up and, on certain frequencies, produced an annoying buzz. I solved by putting very viscous silicone...
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    New Besson artist

    Robbert Voss, international euphonium player has announced to play with Besson. He said in this regard: " The projection of sound, overtones, flexibility, endurance etc. is just on a new and other...
  15. Thread: Draining Slides

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    I have a question to ask: do the water keys...

    I have a question to ask: do the water keys influence the sound of the horn? I recently saw, I don't remember where, an euphonium player who replaced, on his Adams, the original slides with others...
  16. Thread: Draining Slides

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    I drain the condensation from my Besson 2052 from...

    I drain the condensation from my Besson 2052 from the key on the main slide, while in the others I prefer to empty extracting them. On the baritone, which requires more frequent emptying, I do it...
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    The edge profile of the K&G mouthpieces is...

    The edge profile of the K&G mouthpieces is identical for all models, from trumpet to the tuba. Some here, as Super Ted assert that they have a clear edge that cuts the chops:I do not find it all like...
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    I never paid much attention to what I used to...

    I never paid much attention to what I used to lubrificate the pistons: once I used a lubricant called "Fast": the Courtois I played for 20 years required very little lubrication, could also spends...
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    I enter into this discussion to give a personal...

    I enter into this discussion to give a personal opinion different from those who have written here.
    I mainly play the euphonium, the baritone I use it mainly for marching services. When I...
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    The deposited layer of gold is very thin and with...

    The deposited layer of gold is very thin and with time will be to go away.This photo is of two mouthpieces, one for euphonium and one for baritone that I have been using for about 3 years: the...
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    If this can serve: I replaced the valve buttons...

    If this can serve:
    I replaced the valve buttons of my JP 373 baritone ( the originals were top small and slipped from the fingers) with those of the Besson Prestige ( purchased by Dawkes music). I...
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    Yes, I have fixed them on my Prestige and I am...

    Yes, I have fixed them on my Prestige and I am 100x100 sure that the sound with them is better, with more projection,intonation and security on the attack of the notes. Not so, however, for the other...
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    For what it is worth I have noticed that Steven...

    For what it is worth I have noticed that Steven Mead who advertises them on his online store does not use them. Moreover the positive comments on their use on the euphonium on the notes of LefreQue...
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    Update: After some years of occasional use in...

    Update:
    After some years of occasional use in marching service I'm getting ready to play it in the Wind band in some parts and dedicate solos: I must say that the sound I get I do not mind at all,...
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    It is normal of the three compensate valves ( due...

    It is normal of the three compensate valves ( due to the limit of being able to put an adequately short compensation tube on the second valve) to be flat on 2/3: this can be a problem to stay i tune...
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