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    I have had a mustache since I was about 20, so...

    I have had a mustache since I was about 20, so that is 50 plus years (minus the three weeks at Airborne school while a 2nd Lt. and being told on the first day that I would do a pushup for each hair...
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    Are you using a tuner to check? Sometimes your...

    Are you using a tuner to check? Sometimes your ear can play tricks on you. Or the room and the acoustics you are dealing with might make certain notes "sound" different. Also, a horn is most...
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    Very interesting. Are you connecting the AGR in...

    Very interesting. Are you connecting the AGR in the same position being somehow related to more resistance on the short throw valves. The way you wrote that left me wondering. And if you were...
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    I want to audition for the U.S. third valve vs....

    I want to audition for the U.S. third valve vs. first and second valve competition. Shouldn't this topic be somewhere like euphonium-misc or performance and practice - tips and advice rather than...
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    Hmm, I posted a response yesterday but it didn't...

    Hmm, I posted a response yesterday but it didn't show up.

    Very, very nice. I really enjoyed listening to this. The entire performance. Really special. Bravo!!
  6. I am such a moron! I totally, totally spaced out...

    I am such a moron! I totally, totally spaced out on this!! I have been out of all bands now for two weeks and forgot that I was going to do some serious playing on the K&G. Thanks for reminding...
  7. Welcome Pete! That was a nice read. As a...

    Welcome Pete! That was a nice read. As a retired Army guy, curious to know if you did the Marine Corps thing? I gave the oath of office to my son, Ian, when he joined the Marine Corps. Pretty...
  8. Jim, Lee Stofer in Iowa does "EXCELLENT" work....

    Jim,

    Lee Stofer in Iowa does "EXCELLENT" work. I had some work done on my Adams with absolutely perfect results. I know Dave had a bell wrinkle repaired by him. I currently have my '56 B&H...
  9. Speaking of wind and breath control, since that...

    Speaking of wind and breath control, since that is near and dear to my heart as a former smoker and an old guy, I am reminded of a story I heard about either Nick or Bob Childs. One of them was...
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    Well, on both of my Besson Prestige euphoniums, I...

    Well, on both of my Besson Prestige euphoniums, I definitely "took a stick" when I tried to play a high B natural. The Miraphone M5050 plays it beautifully. My Adams plays it very nice, not 100%...
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    Franz, I know what you mean about "wife...

    Franz,

    I know what you mean about "wife permitting" from some of my friends, but my wife NEVER says "no" to me regarding buying a new horn. I am lucky. I have owned 2 Besson 2052 Prestige...
  12. Nice. I added a comment/question on the youtube...

    Nice. I added a comment/question on the youtube video.
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    The mouthpiece that comes standard with this horn...

    The mouthpiece that comes standard with this horn is a Yamaha 48M small shank mouthpiece. Probably about $50 at places like Musician's Friend. Go with this one.
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    Answering the questions at the end, I much prefer...

    Answering the questions at the end, I much prefer the 3+1 configuration. Mainly because it is easier for me (and most I suspect) to finger a 3+1 configuration than try to get the little pinky to...
  15. Sticky: Which one did you get? They have a student model...

    Which one did you get? They have a student model BR12 and a 3-valve compensating model BR140 (and a 4-valve compensating model BR144 which I have not heard much about). I sit next to a lady who...
  16. Like Dave, I have an Adams E3 with Sterling...

    Like Dave, I have an Adams E3 with Sterling Silver bell. Here are a couple links to my review with many pictures of my horn. It has a brushed finish, with the inside of the bell being shinny. I...
  17. Very nice, David!! I liked all three of the...

    Very nice, David!! I liked all three of the pieces. The final one is pretty ripping. I especially enjoyed the flair and style of the piano player, who had a pretty good part in the Rossini piece. ...
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    David, Quite right on back up tracks. The one...

    David,

    Quite right on back up tracks. The one you mention for "Sleepsong" is really nice. I have a band arrangement for "You Raise Me Up", actually a couple arrangements, one of them that Rick F....
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    I have several I play: Greensleeves Sleepsong...

    I have several I play:

    Greensleeves
    Sleepsong from Secret Garden (really pretty melody) Dave - you should do an arrangement of this!!
    Perhaps Love by John Denver
    You Raise Me Up

    Also, like...
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    I know people who do deduct their mileage. A...

    I know people who do deduct their mileage. A couple friends of mine come to mind, and they live a significant distance from the band they play in. If they are paid (which you can be in a non-profit...
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    Tried to fix it, never mind.

    Tried to fix it, never mind.
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    I got some pictures back from Wiseman. These are...

    I got some pictures back from Wiseman. These are pictures described by Wiseman as "early workings" of the case. It does show the mouthpiece, and then I can see there is something in the lid to...
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    So Brandon, can you point out where in the case...

    So Brandon, can you point out where in the case the mouthpiece goes based on the picture I put in my post just above yours? I can't quite figure it out. Does the picture I posted look like yours? ...
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    One more picture: 7000 I'm still not quite...

    One more picture:

    7000

    I'm still not quite getting where the mouthpiece goes exactly, even after Dominique from Wiseman said there was a place for it in the case.
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    Now that is unusual! 123 for low B natural is...

    Now that is unusual! 123 for low B natural is usually grossly sharp! And you say that 24 is very flat? How much are your slides out?
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