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by greenbean
Tue May 22, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Mouthpieces o' Plenty (New Additions and Lowered Prices)
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: Mouthpieces o' Plenty (New Additions and Lowered Prices)

That is my experience with Curry mpcs, too. FWIW.

PM incoming...
by greenbean
Tue May 22, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: .500 bore mouthpieces
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: .500 bore mouthpieces

Somewhat bigger mouthpieces seems to work best for me on .500, .508, or .525. Bach 5, Schilke 51B, or Stork T1S.

Bach 4 and 3 are available in small shank...
by greenbean
Tue May 22, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: King counterweights
Replies: 0
Views: 32

King counterweights

Have any of you "Chatters" weighed various counterweights? Specifically... I am wondering which King counterweight is heavier: three-piece screw-on or newer style. I am thinking that having a database of weights might be useful. I weighed a bunch but that was years ago. The spreadsheet is probably s...
by greenbean
Fri May 18, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Bach 42BO - Nice!
Replies: 7
Views: 569

Re: FS: Bach 42BO - Nice!

$1300 + shipping
by greenbean
Fri May 18, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

Updated line-up: Bach 42BO nice Holton TR650 (Bb/G) Reynolds "Tangerine" single bass Student horns (Yam 354 and King 605) Holton 3-valve euphonium Yamaha 321 4-valve euphonium in silver King 4-valve euphonium in lacquer 1967 HN White King 3B with yellow brass bell. This as a great era for 3B's. This...
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...

But, wait! - there is more!

1. I have a Tom Crown copper bottomed aluminum mute that I would like to sell or trade for an all-aluminum Tom Crown. $45

2. Harmon straight/cup mute for (I think) small tenor. The funny aluminum mute. $25
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...

These are all sold.
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Holton TR150 Bb/F trombone
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: FS: Holton TR150 Bb/F trombone

Sold.
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Holton Monster Valve
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: WTB: Holton Monster Valve

Mine is not for sale. But you can get a good look at it here if you want:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/tlUVadzlgQpdcJYG2
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Holton TR150 Bb/F trombone
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: FS: Holton TR150 Bb/F trombone

Hello?...

Professional large-bore horn here for budget-minded players!
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Bach 42BO - Nice!
Replies: 7
Views: 569

Re: FS: Bach 42BO - Nice!

Still available!

Great large-bore, F-attachment trombone for HS / college students. Or tuba players! :D
by greenbean
Mon May 14, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Professional Trombone for Tuba Player?
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: Professional Trombone for Tuba Player?

cozzagiorgi wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 6:20 am
...

For medium bore (.525) I would look into the YSL 645 or 648 great horns!
645, 630, and 683 are straight .525 horns. And the 646, 640, and 684 have F-attachments.
by greenbean
Sun May 13, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...
Replies: 3
Views: 197

FS: MUTES for tenor and small bass...

Surplus mutes here... Ray Robinson straight mute. Nice. These are hard to find. $60 H&B cup mute tenor. Nice. $20 H&B cup mute for large tenor or small bass (Conns, e.g.) Nice. $20 H&B cup mute tenor. Rough. Free with purchase. H&B Velvetone mute for 9-9.5” bells. Nice. $20 H&B straight tenor. Nice....
by greenbean
Fri May 11, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Yamaha 354 Trombones
Replies: 1
Views: 140

FS: Yamaha 354 Trombones

I have 2 or maybe 3 Yamaha 352/354 trombones that need to go away.

$100 each plus shipping.
by greenbean
Fri May 11, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Yamaha 322R Bass Trombone
Replies: 0
Views: 128

FS: Yamaha 322R Bass Trombone

A very nice playing Yamaha 322R single-valve bass trombone here. 9.5-inch red brass bell, no signs of damage or repairs, slide is very nice, valve and tuning slides all work well. Clean and ready to play. Original case included. If you are new to bass playing, I can probably dig up a 1.5G mouthpiece...
by greenbean
Fri May 11, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: 1966 Conn 8H
Replies: 0
Views: 121

FS: 1966 Conn 8H

This is great playing Conn 8H from 1966. Here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/PmiXcLZnMBmuekrr2 Horn has ample lacquer loss but is in very good playing condition. Slide shows no plating wear and slide action is very good. Has original leadpipe, so my usual mouthpieces have a slight wobble (Hammond 11ML a...
by greenbean
Wed May 09, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

1. 1991 King 3B. SOLD 2. 1967 HN White King 3B with yellow brass bell. This as a great era for 3B's. This one is a SUPERB player! Slide is very good. Recent servicing at Best Repair: some bell dings and slide job. The inners look great. Includes original 3-piece counterweight and RED alligator case....
by greenbean
Tue May 08, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Hammond 19BL
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: WTB: Hammond 19BL

I have a nice one. I see your post count is 1. You will need to make a second post anywhere on the forum and once that post is approved by a Moderator, you will be able to send me a Private Message (PM). Alternatively, you can e-mail. I think you can find my e-mail address in my profile. Somewhere...
by greenbean
Fri May 04, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

UPDATED LISTINGS... 1. 1991 King 3B. Yellow brass bell. Very nice slide. Bell section has quite a few dings - see photos. This is a nice player.. a bit brighter than #2 below. Comes in some kind of case. I will know in a day or two which case/bag. $700 + SHIPPING https://photos.app.goo.gl/qkI1p7cWI...
by greenbean
Fri May 04, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Valve Trombone Options
Replies: 17
Views: 759

Re: Valve Trombone Options

I know the Conns are often recommended (on TTF), but the one I owned briefly was quite stuffy. The King 3B's have played much better for me.
by greenbean
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Slide cases?
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Slide cases?

norbie2018 wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:14 pm
Remember that those Conn slide cases are for Conn width slides; they won't fit wider Bach width slides.
I am not sure about that. I have a Benge 290 slide in that case. I think that is as wide as a Bach.

I can look into it if anyone cares...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: FS: Greg Black 4GS
Replies: 0
Views: 143

FS: Greg Black 4GS

Excellent condition! $100 shipped in the US
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by greenbean
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Left Shoulder problem
Replies: 8
Views: 398

Re: Left Shoulder problem

I did this when I had a left shoulder problem (tendinitis and an impingement)... --Took a few weeks off entirely. (Did other musical things during this time.) --Did the strengthening, ice, and anti-inflammatory that my docs suggested. --Started playing an with an Ergobone. Used it for a few weeks. T...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

JWARNER wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:46 am
Greenbean:
Do you still have the 1967 3b?

Kindly advise, Jerry
Jerry, I sent you a PM but you probably can't get PMs until you have made your second post. So, post something. An empty post, cute kitten photos, whatever, ...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

Neo Bri wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:46 pm

Not quite everyone...
E-mail sent! :biggrin:
by greenbean
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

I responded to everyone. Sorry for going silent! I have been jammed with school... Check your PM or e-mail. -Tom
by greenbean
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Thoughts on the Yamaha YSL682B
Replies: 10
Views: 604

Re: Thoughts on the Yamaha YSL682B

I also played one a while back. I wanted to like it more than I did. It made a great big sound but seemed inflexible. Couldn't compete with any of the 620 or 882 horns.
by greenbean
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS/T: Bach 50B
Replies: 12
Views: 839

Re: FS/T: Bach 50B

Matt K wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Update: Turns out it's a Corporation, serial 270xx. Possibly 1964? That escalated quickly. See the link from the previous post for the picture with the engraving.
1977?...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Opinions on best mid-size trombone
Replies: 28
Views: 1189

Re: Opinions on best mid-size trombone

The 646 would be the comparable F-att model.
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Can a valve section
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: Can a valve section

I have always wondered: Why are 4-valve valve bones common in Europe but rare as hens' teeth in the US?...
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Opinions on best mid-size trombone
Replies: 28
Views: 1189

Re: Opinions on best mid-size trombone

I think the Yam 446 is 95% as good as the 646 or 684... Can be a bargain.
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Can a valve section
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: Can a valve section

... from a King 3B fit on a King 3B+? To be clear this relates to me looking to put together a valve trombone as opposed to adding a trigger. Any guidance appreciated. The slide tenons are different on the 3B and 3B+. I am just curios. How would a tenor with an F-attachment do what a valve trombone...
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Slide cases?
Replies: 7
Views: 404

Re: Slide cases?

Conn makes a good one. Taylor Music (S Dakota?) used to sell them for $95. Well worth it...
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

Okay, I finally extricated myself from work/school... I have at least two King 3B's for sale. And a possible 3B+/F coming up. 1. 1991 King 3B. Yellow brass bell. Very nice slide. Bell section has quite a few dings - see photos. This is a nice player.. a bit brighter than #2 below. Comes in some kind...
by greenbean
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB 8H or 88h bell section only.
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: WTB 8H or 88h bell section only.

I PM-ed you.
by greenbean
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB - Valve Trombone
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Re: WTB - Valve Trombone

ashughart50wr wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:37 pm
I have a real nice vintage King 2B (70's) for sale $700
Great price and a rock solid seller...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Ferguson Jeff Reynolds mpc
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: WTB: Ferguson Jeff Reynolds mpc

One was listed on TubeNet...
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Cases
Topic: WTB King coffin case, maybe other
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: WTB King coffin case, maybe other

PM-ed you.
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: New to this forum, former TTF
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: New to this forum, former TTF

Hi, Greg! :hi:

Kingfan suits you, I would say!
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Cases
Topic: FS: Two cases cheap (Bach and Holton)
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Re: FS: Two cases cheap (Bach and Holton)

Here is the Holton:
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by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Bach 42B - New Linkage Job
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: Bach 42B - New Linkage Job

I agree - the old style Bach linkage is great when properly set up. The miniball mechanism that followed it is a real stinker.
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

Updated line-up:

1991 King 3B
1970 King 3B
Bach 36B corp
Bach 42BO nice
Holton TR650 (Bb/G)
Reynolds "Tangerine" single bass
Student horns (Yam 354's and King 605)
Holton 3-valve euphonium
Yamaha 321 4-valve euphonium in silver
King 4-valve euphonium in lacquer
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: A dozen horns...
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: FS: A dozen horns...

The 5B was rougher than I remembered it being, so I parted it out. Sorry - this was another horn that had been in storage for a long time.
by greenbean
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Cases
Topic: FS: Two cases cheap (Bach and Holton)
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Re: FS: Two cases cheap (Bach and Holton)

Okay, correction...

This Holton case appears to be for a tenor or single bass. My TR180 with an open D-wrap won't fit; a TR150 fits well. A 9.5" bell will fit easily. I am not sure if a 10" would fit. I no longer have one to test, but it appears to be close.
by greenbean
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: TTF Archives are LIVE!
Replies: 58
Views: 3154

Re: TTF Archives are LIVE!

Copyright is implied once the content is fixed on a medium, unless explicitly placed in the public domain. If I recall correctly, TTF had some language that put the content in the public domain (or something to that effect). Even if that is not the case, archiving the TTF info here probably falls u...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Practice mutes
Replies: 31
Views: 1024

Re: Practice mutes

I use a Best Brass for tenor and the Protec Liberty mute knock-off for bass. I like them a lot. ... The DW practice mute is uneven, and double valve register and Pedals just don't work. I really don't like it. I converted mine to a straight mute by re-corking, and that gives the expected DW straight...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: King 3b hard to play?
Replies: 25
Views: 1166

Re: King 3b hard to play?

Replace the water key cork?...
by greenbean
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Slide-O-Mix Light
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Slide-O-Mix Light

For tight-tolerance slides, they say...
by greenbean
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: TTF Archives are LIVE!
Replies: 58
Views: 3154

Re: TTF Archives are LIVE!

Awesome work, guys!!

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