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  1. WTB - Doug Elliot LT or XT components (also Remington shanks)

    Hey everyone,
    I recently purchased an old Conn 88H with the Remington receiver. It came with a large shank Bach 6 1/2 AL that appears to have been made specifically for the Remington receivers (it...
  2. When I think of the euphonium players I have...

    When I think of the euphonium players I have known in college and later in community bands, most of them that double are playing tenor and/or bass trombone and tuba. I think starting there would be a...
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    Thanks for the update, glad to hear that your...

    Thanks for the update, glad to hear that your valves are working better!
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    Best of luck on your performance, I'm sure you...

    Best of luck on your performance, I'm sure you will do great. I had one more thought on these photos that you shared, which is that this mouthpiece was played on from 1995-2006, and it looks like it!...
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    That's a pretty cool story, I'm sure you will...

    That's a pretty cool story, I'm sure you will treasure this mouthpiece. Do you plan on playing with this mouthpiece or just having it as a keepsake? Also, looks like this is just marked "SM", no SM3,...
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    I think it looks great, congrats!

    I think it looks great, congrats!
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    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/24764-...

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/24764-Valve-felts#.Yx_h_lNOlEE

    Post #2 in that thread should point you towards new felts if you are interested. I originally bought those for my...
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    Doug, I think you will like the Mead springs on...

    Doug, I think you will like the Mead springs on your horn. When I got a 1976 New Standard last year I put in standard Mead springs and replaced the felts and it made a huge difference for me....
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    NPR Article on Community Bands

    Just thought I would share this in case anyone wanted to read this story about community bands. There is a photo of the Perinton Concert Band where the two euphonium players can be seen in case...
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    Thanks for sharing this Rick! I also love these...

    Thanks for sharing this Rick! I also love these pieces. I actually got them for Christmas this past year and have enjoyed practicing them. And as an added bonus, Thomas Ruedi signed my copy :)

    If...
  11. I dabble on trombone on a very recreational...

    I dabble on trombone on a very recreational level, but for me these two points are very important. It definitely takes time to get used to the slide, and for someone used to pushing valves the...
  12. I am no pro, but I agree with Dave. The more...

    I am no pro, but I agree with Dave. The more instruments you play, the more opportunities you have! I have played with at least a couple of great euphonium players that also are solid bass trombone...
  13. That's a good point 58mark. I've tried small...

    That's a good point 58mark. I've tried small pillows and rolled up towels in the past but for some reason I've never found a setup that I like. Admittedly I haven't tried very hard so maybe I'll...
  14. Ann, Some have suggested a three valve...

    Ann,
    Some have suggested a three valve compensating Besson for having a great sound and being lightweight. I really like mine and it is lightweight. A couple things that I think you should consider...
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    Really cool story and the photos are beautiful....

    Really cool story and the photos are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
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    That's a good story Jim! This whole thread has...

    That's a good story Jim! This whole thread has got me thinking I should take up second baritone, it sounds fun!
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    That was really fun to watch, in the last year or...

    That was really fun to watch, in the last year or two, mostly through watching Alexander Wurz's YouTube channel, I have really been enjoying music like this. I'll leave a link below of one of my...
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    I will jump in to share my experience. As I have...

    I will jump in to share my experience. As I have discussed previously on the forum I was away from the euphonium for about 7 years after finishing up college. Up until that point my only playing...
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    Randy, that's a great tip, anyone reading who has...

    Randy, that's a great tip, anyone reading who has never tried it should give it a go! I have no idea why it works, besides the obvious which is kind of taking out of time fingers to opposite ends of...
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    Have you looked at Altieri Bags? I have one and...

    Have you looked at Altieri Bags? I have one and really like it.
  21. Congratulations on a wonderful recital Dave, I...

    Congratulations on a wonderful recital Dave, I enjoyed it very much. One of the things I was thinking about as I listened was this quote from a post you made regarding the YouTube playlist of the...
  22. Thread: Two Bugles

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    Thanks for sharing these! Those are really cool...

    Thanks for sharing these! Those are really cool looking horns and seem to be in nice shape. How often do you play them?

    I love Drum Corps International and will never forget when I randomly...
  23. And apologies to the OP that I totally missed the...

    And apologies to the OP that I totally missed the request for info on used instruments. In that price range, my sense is that a new Chinese-made horn is probably better than most if not all used...
  24. I agree with bayoung36 as well. When I was in...

    I agree with bayoung36 as well. When I was in college I played a school Yamaha. I believe at was a 641, but could've been a 642, I'm not totally sure and at the time didn't really care one way or the...
  25. I'm happy to weigh in, please take my opinions...

    I'm happy to weigh in, please take my opinions with a grain of salt. I do not make a living with music but played through college and still enjoy playing as much as I can.

    I've never heard of...
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