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    Done. DG

    Done.

    DG
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    Working on getting that. DG

    Working on getting that.

    DG
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    Dana, (I think) a bandmate of mine built a 'tree'...

    Dana, (I think) a bandmate of mine built a 'tree' out of finished lumber to put in his front room, hanging all his tubas, Sousas, and euphs on.

    Kind of a work of art...

    DG
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    When I bought my '66 NS Besson back in high...

    When I bought my '66 NS Besson back in high school, it was the envy of the other section players, even tho we all used school-provided 3V comp Bessons. It had just the sound I was used to...
  5. Thread: Hbc - wtf?

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    Supposedly it dampens the miniscule vibrations...

    Supposedly it dampens the miniscule vibrations present in some compensating euphs 4th valve.

    This in turn 'supposedly' redirects that energy back into the airstream, rather using it to vibrate...
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    I don't think a Bonna case qualifies as a 'Gig...

    I don't think a Bonna case qualifies as a 'Gig Bag'. It is very protective, resistant to much abuse, and has several carrying options.

    My old New Standard fits perfectly and has no damage done to...
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    Ah, yes, save that jewel! My Besson New...

    Ah, yes, save that jewel!

    My Besson New Standard was a SA 'discard', and you can imagine just how bad it was before restoration. Lots of dents, holes, and apparently someone had sat on it. More...
  8. It wasn't stressed in High School. Somehow I...

    It wasn't stressed in High School. Somehow I made 1st chair in All-State two years in a row.

    In college, chasing a degree, it became important.

    The fact that I was the only euph in the program...
  9. Now that is a prize! DG

    Now that is a prize!

    DG
  10. That is probably a great playing compensator...

    That is probably a great playing compensator design, but the wrap is just but-ugly.

    DG
  11. To be playing anything at 88 is the sign of a...

    To be playing anything at 88 is the sign of a lucky life!

    DG
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    Memorial day, 1500hrs local time. D

    Memorial day, 1500hrs local time.

    D
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    The 3 people that I know heard it said it was...

    The 3 people that I know heard it said it was sweet & 'ethereal'.

    I'll take that all day long!

    D
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    Anybody play Taps Across America?

    I used my York Bb tenor, atop our 2nd floor turret at home.

    Nice natural echo off the granite hill.

    Dennis
  15. Done bid on that. One never knows what might be...

    Done bid on that. One never knows what might be useful in the future!

    DG
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    A gorgeous survivor! Dennis

    A gorgeous survivor!

    Dennis
  17. I have used a Bonna case for years now, never had...

    I have used a Bonna case for years now, never had a problem.

    One well made tough case.

    DG
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    Yes. DG

    Yes.

    DG
  19. A great performance by all. What euph is the...

    A great performance by all.

    What euph is the other player using, Rick?

    Dennis
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    Composers like confuse players, less so it is the...

    Composers like confuse players, less so it is the transcribers.

    Dennis
  21. I never liked the thumb trigger found on most...

    I never liked the thumb trigger found on most euphs.

    I and Dan Oberloh designed this alternative on my Besson.

    It operates via my 4&5 left fingers

    These shots were taken before final finish...
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    Thanks for the link, Rick. Most enjoyable! D

    Thanks for the link, Rick. Most enjoyable!

    D
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    Thanks so much for all your time and effort to...

    Thanks so much for all your time and effort to produce this!

    I still get happy tears every time I hear/play that tune.

    Dennis
  24. A euph, lederhosen, and The Highway to Hell...

    Who knew about these guys?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_gtGfAail4

    DDG
  25. Thread: Alto horns?

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    The Conn mellophone I had listed has sold...

    The Conn mellophone I had listed has sold locally.

    DG
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