Results 1 to 10 of 32

Thread: Euphonium Valve Spacing / Span

Threaded View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
    Posts
    3,258
    John, I cracked up after reading your last sentence above.

    I found a battery for my digital micrometer and checked the width again. It's actually 6.224cm. Didn't want to take the valve stems out so measured from outside of V1 stem to outside of V3 stem. Width = 6.826. That measurement includes half the width of TWO valve stems. So I measured the width of ONE valve stem (one whole = two halves) and got 6.02mm (.602cm) then subtracted that to get 6.224cm. I agree John that I would have thought the width to be wider on the M5050 since the bore is .610". It is a bear to polish between the valve casings.
    Last edited by RickF; 03-01-2020 at 04:00 PM.
    Rick Floyd
    Miraphone 5050 - Warburton Brandon Jones sig mpc
    YEP-641S (on long-term loan to grandson)
    Doug Elliott - 102 rim; I-cup; I-9 shank


    "Always play with a good tone, never louder than lovely, never softer than supported." - author unknown.
    Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches
    Russian Christmas Music (Alfred Reed)
    El Cumbanchero (Rafael HernŠndez) cell phone video

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •