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    Brass instruments really love ribbon mics. DG

    Brass instruments really love ribbon mics.

    DG
  2. Maynard played in a trumpet clinic when I was in...

    Maynard played in a trumpet clinic when I was in college, '73 or 4. He hit some astronomically high note, so loud it hurt your ears, and suffered a split lip.

    The tough guy kept on playing even...
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    I've used Rochut Etudes for years. Get to work...

    I've used Rochut Etudes for years. Get to work that 4th valve a bunch.

    Zounds, even memorized some of them for warm-ups!

    DG
  4. Oberloh fabbed a floating leadpipe on my NS. ...

    Oberloh fabbed a floating leadpipe on my NS. Made a noticeable sonic difference.

    DG
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    Nice Philco, JoeMin! DG

    Nice Philco, JoeMin!

    DG
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    A bunch of us on a FB performance

    This touched my heart, seeing so many together and their comments aimed at hope and happiness through this virus dilemma.
    ...
  7. Low pitch A=440 DG

    Low pitch A=440

    DG
  8. Make sure to take some valve oil with you if you...

    Make sure to take some valve oil with you if you get to play it.

    DG
  9. That jewel would eat a Chinese horn for lunch......

    That jewel would eat a Chinese horn for lunch...

    Buy it.

    DG
  10. Dawkes music in England had some in the raw. You...

    Dawkes music in England had some in the raw. You will need to finish them and add the top insert.

    At least they had them.

    Dennis
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    Dawkes Music in England had some NOS "in the...

    Dawkes Music in England had some NOS "in the raw". They are sorta unfinished, in that there is no depression for the top insert.

    One will have to machine a cup in to hold it, or just have a...
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    B&H and Hawkes merged in the '30's. DG

    B&H and Hawkes merged in the '30's.

    DG
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    They couldn't build compensators, as B&H held the...

    They couldn't build compensators, as B&H held the Blaikley patent.

    They did have some workarounds, such as 5 valves and odd fingerings.

    DG
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    Massed Brass...

    Somewhere in England. More than that I don't know.

    Wow...

    DDG

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    Could this be like sticking other peoples'...

    Could this be like sticking other peoples' business in your nose? :rolleyes:

    DDG
  16. Generally, a tuning slide extension means it was...

    Generally, a tuning slide extension means it was built in HP, adjustable to LP. Typical Conn thinking.

    The other slides may be grooved to indicate where to set them for A440 intonation.

    A...
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    And a great tone from that New Standard. ...

    And a great tone from that New Standard.

    Reminds me a bit of Mr. Baglin's playing.

    GD
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    I vote for Lignum Vitae! (but that would be a...

    I vote for Lignum Vitae!

    (but that would be a DIY)

    Dennis
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    A good place to do research: ...

    A good place to do research:

    http://www.euphoniumcollective.co.uk/neweuph.htm

    DG
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    Hi Micah, Fixing up a good, older horn is...

    Hi Micah,

    Fixing up a good, older horn is viable. The key is it was a GOOD horn to begin with.

    I fell in love with and bought a New Standard back in high school (late 60's). I had to sell it...
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    I've never played a lead-pipe tuner that had...

    I've never played a lead-pipe tuner that had decent intonation...

    Just saying.

    DDG
  22. His technique is excellent. You can really hear...

    His technique is excellent. You can really hear him wrestle with the intonation problems inherent in euphs of the era.

    All in all, a good job doing so.

    DG
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    Using Clearasil or some such complexion cream can...

    Using Clearasil or some such complexion cream can cause that.

    Any contact with a Sulfurous compound will tarnish Silver immediately.

    DG
  24. A nifty trigger design. DG

    A nifty trigger design.

    DG
  25. Thanks Rick! I got to see them perform years...

    Thanks Rick!

    I got to see them perform years ago when I was in college.

    DG
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