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by Posaunus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Yamaha Peter Sullivan Model LS Mouthpiece
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Yamaha Peter Sullivan Model LS Mouthpiece

From the Yamaha specifications Yamaha Peter Sullivan : Cup I.D. 25.42mm / 1.001"; Throat: 7.16mm / 0.282"; Semi-deep cup "Offers rich orchestral sound with a powerful projection. Rim & cup fairly large for comfortable fortissimo, yet also fine control. Designed by Pittsburgh Symphony principal tromb...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: Turning down a gig
Replies: 22
Views: 2064

Re: Turning down a gig

I definitely don't feel invulnerable to COVID, and I am trying my best not to get it or spread it. I just meant with the shape of the music industry, i'd probably take the gig. I feel your pain, Brian. I know many currently-unemployed musicians whose financial situation is ever more precarious. :( ...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: Turning down a gig
Replies: 22
Views: 2064

Re: Turning down a gig

Knowing how my wallet is doing, i'd probably take that gig regardless and then socially isolate myself in my bed for weeks, if I caught COVID. Unfortunately, Brian, catching and recovering from COVID is not always as simple as staying in bed for a few weeks. We have one friend who died after "catch...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Gunter Bollman
Replies: 5
Views: 168

Re: Gunter Bollman

Bellend,

No need to be sarcastic. We (at least most of us) are well aware that this fantastic trombonist is Chinese – oops, I mean German! :wink:
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Conn 3 Small-shank mouthpiece
Replies: 2
Views: 156

WTB: Conn 3 Small-shank mouthpiece

Looking for an inexpensive (but playable, of course) small-shank Conn 3 mouthpiece to accompany a backup Conn 6H trombone. (Seems to be a good match.)

Please let me know if you have one to let go at a reasonable price.

Thanks.
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: West Side Story - Trombone all the way !!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1552

Re: West Side Story - Trombone all the way !!!!!!

Bellend & Fidbone, Fret not. I didn't comment on this wonderful performance on TromboneCha t (Why flog it here?) – but did immediately forward it to about 40 trombonists and other big band players and fans. Many loved it. Our music is clearly alive in Germany. Günter Bollman is a fine player and des...
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Is Edition Tarrodi Down?
Replies: 5
Views: 397

Re: Is Edition Tarrodi Down?

Can anyone check to see if Edition Tarrodi, Christian Lindberg's publishing company, is down? Every time I try I get redirected to a Japanese clothing store. www.tarrodi.se I even tried using a VPN to switch to Sweden, and it still sends me to this other website. Link works for me today, here in U....
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: New Bike Fund- Horns For Sale
Replies: 19
Views: 2079

Re: New Bike Fund- Horns For Sale

Elow wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:46 pm
What does it do?
I expect that it goes very fast! :idea:
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: USPS
Replies: 116
Views: 19461

Re: USPS

Yesterday I received a mouthpiece purchased from RoscoTrombone. • He shipped it from Scotland via Royal Mail, with tracking, in a padded envelope, on October 12 • It was processed through USPS in Los Angeles on October 19 • It was safely delivered to me in California on October 22 All things conside...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Cases
Topic: Superfine Handcrafted Cases - SALE!
Replies: 54
Views: 7309

Re: Superfine Handcrafted Cases - SALE!

Tom,

Looks great. Clever mock-up.

Now all I need is a small tenor trombone with a screwbell! ;)
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Schilke D5.3 throat size
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: Schilke D5.3 throat size

Per the Schilke Website, the throat is 0.281" = 7.14mm. Not at all similar to the old Schilke 53, which had a much smaller throat https://www.schilkemusic.com/products/mouthpieces/trombone-euphonium/ Symphony Series 5.3 Series Specifications (Rim Comparison = Schilke 53/3G) M5.3: K (.281″) Medium Sh...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Recording Trombone on a microphone
Replies: 7
Views: 684

Re: Recording Trombone on a microphone

Keep the Shure SM-57. Perfectly good mic. Robust. Will last a lifetime.
by Posaunus
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Plastic Trombone comparison
Replies: 16
Views: 2422

Re: Plastic Trombone comparison

When all you have to play on is a plastic horn's slide, you start to get discouraged because it feels like crap compared to the real thing. Pretty much true. But they (Tromba and Pbone) are robust. My grandchildren love them - when I play for them or they play for me! A low grade metal slide would ...
by Posaunus
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Single Rotor Bass Trombone
Replies: 34
Views: 2171

Re: Single Rotor Bass Trombone

Single-valve bass trombones are invariably 0.562" bore (or 0.563" for Yamaha) – as are most double-valve bass trombones. [ Some are now dual-bore 0.562" / 0.578"] So from the bore standpoint, all basses are pretty much the same size. But double-valve basses are much heavier than singles. I am used t...
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Single Rotor Bass Trombone
Replies: 34
Views: 2171

Re: Single Rotor Bass Trombone

Conn 71H
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

djkennedy wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:32 pm
The garlic flavor is especially triple distilled before vac
...
Fulfilled in future miracles
To come in your life !!!!!
Pure poetry, DJ! :cool:
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Getzen 3508 vs 1050
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: Getzen 3508 vs 1050

I acquired Trevor's Getzen 3508. It outplays a Conn 48H hands down. (And I'm a "Conn guy!") Much easier to play delicately, but doesn't break up when played more forcefully. I've only had it during the Covid shutdown, so haven't had a chance to play it with others. I'm still hoping that it will repl...
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

RoscoTrombone wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:41 pm
Does it double up as a mouth spray? I'm forever chomping garlic before I play which for some bizarre reason isn't appreciated by the section members so a 2 in 1 would be ideal...
Garlic – perhaps?

Haggis – never!
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: PPE for trombonists
Replies: 14
Views: 1050

Re: PPE for trombonists

For a bell cover (depending on how much I am willing to muffle my sound) I use either: • a Softone mute, • a wool beret, or • a Crown Royal whiskey bag (large 1.75L size) When we play outdoors, my water key empties onto the lawn or driveway that we are dispersed on, 6+ feet apart. Indoors, I use a w...
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: PPE for trombonists
Replies: 14
Views: 1050

PPE for trombonists

Has anyone on this forum tried a "wind instrument face mask" like this: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/wind-instrument-face-mask-sheet-music/21874119?utm_medium=email&d=Email_PPEFeature20201017&utm_source=bronto&utm_campaign=PPEFeature20201017&referral_id=Email_PPEFeature20201017&ac=1 ($19.95 ...
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

CharlieB wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:19 pm
Be sure to ask DJ about free delivery via the cloud.
:good:
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

FOSSIL wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:44 am
Not everybody here knows DJ from the old forum....stand by to be amused, amazed, educated .....and get great deals. Oh, and get confused sometimes 😁

Chris
Confused? By DJ? Horrors!

My philosophy regarding DJ's missives has been to stand back, and stand by! :idk:
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

Kbiggs wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:30 am
biggiesmalls wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:04 am

Note that the effect of the elixir is actually described as "fictionless" ...
So is it virtually real, actually real, fictionless-ly real, or...?
The slides are "fictionless." The "Miracle Mist" is, alas, fictional. :weep:

Thanks, DJ, for this pleasant distraction.
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB DE LT102/E/E3 or E4
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: WTB DE LT102/E/E3 or E4

Doug Elliott wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:24 am
They all "fit" only because the threads are the same. The design will not be right if the letters don't match.
Thanks, Doug, for the clarification. I've had folks tell me you can assemble mismatched components, but I was skeptical. Now I know!
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1508

Re: Miracle Water slide lube !!!!

Please send me a gallon. It should mix well with my home-distilled bourbon! (Makes my slide taste better!) :cool:
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Carbon Fiber slides? Yea or Nay?
Replies: 26
Views: 6957

Re: Carbon Fiber slides? Yea or Nay?

We already know slide mass makes a difference - heavier/lighter tubing, removing oversleeves etc all change response. We don't expect brass and nickel slides to feel or sound exactly the same. I think the hope/expectation/marketing that CF should sound identical is unrealistic; the question should ...
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: SOLD! Bach 50B Bass Trombone
Replies: 4
Views: 700

Re: FS: Bach 50B Bass Trombone

braymond21 wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Bach 50B Bass Trombone

Buyer pays shipping

pics: https://photos.app.goo.gl/N9BR3F6MEpEydwty8
And the seller would like to receive? $$$ ???
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Gorgeous looker and player Olds Recording
Replies: 13
Views: 2706

Re: Gorgeous looker and player Olds Recording

Somebody should really buy this trombone. The Olds Recording is a fine instrument. Trevor takes good care of his horns. :good: I know many of us are are short of funds in this difficult time, but at this price (including shipping!), it's a steal. If I didn't already have a Recording (and had the mon...
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: LOUD mouthpieces
Replies: 14
Views: 1548

Re: LOUD mouthpieces

If you are looking for a warm, fluffy, mellow bass trombone mouthpiece….keep looking. Come to think of it, if you are looking for a warm, fluffy, mellow mouthpiece, you’re at the wrong website. Here, we do LOUD! If you believe that the bass trombone is the most important instrument in ANY ensemble,...
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: LOUD mouthpieces
Replies: 14
Views: 1548

Re: LOUD mouthpieces

Per David Werden, there are only two Loud bass trombone mouthpieces:

Loud LM-35: Cup I.D. 27.50mm / 1.083" ; throat 7.14mm / 0.281"
Loud LM-30: Cup I.D. 29.60mm / 1.165" ; throat 8.2mm / 0.322"

Bach 1G: Cup I.D. 28.0mm / 1.102" ; throat 8.11mm / 0.319"
by Posaunus
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: Turning down a gig
Replies: 22
Views: 2064

Re: Turning down a gig

Doug Elliott wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:52 pm
I would have turned it down also. No, hell no.
:good:
by Posaunus
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Bach 36B Bell Section ID?
Replies: 7
Views: 759

Re: Bach 36B Bell Section ID?

elmsandr wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:23 pm
Just checked my stash, everything from early NY, through Mt V, Early Corp, '90s flares all have U.S.A. on the flare.

Dunno if that is an error or if there was a window without it,
This one may have slipped through post-engraving QC? :idk:
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Sold please delete
Replies: 15
Views: 1847

Re: 1979 Conn Connstellation 48H Professional Jazz Trombone- Beautiful!

Quite standard but plays bigger than you would expect from .500 bore I don't think anyone would ever describe a Conn 48H bell (yellow brass, copper, and nickel-plated) as "light." :idk: Perhaps someone who has one of each could compare its weight vs a standard Conn 6H bell. But mfellows is right – ...
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Corp 42 $sold
Replies: 9
Views: 1844

Re: FS: Corp 42 $1000

I also miss my single rotor bass I have a wonderful single-valve bass trombone listed for sale if you're willing to lay out some [PayPal] $. :idea: http://trombonechat.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=16233 Great provenance. Better than factory-built. Take a look at the description and all the photos. :pant:
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: Vincent Bach - Division of the Magnavox Company
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: Vincent Bach - Division of the Magnavox Company

according to Wikipedia The era of H&A Selmer as an independent company ended in 1970, with its purchase by the British electronics firm Magnavox.[2] It was sold to Philips Electronics in 1975, then to the investment firm Integrated Resources in 1989. With the 1993 bankruptcy of Integrated Resources...
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: 8B ergonomics
Replies: 12
Views: 1051

Re: 7B ergonomics

The 42s just feel like an alien horn. I can’t just pick it up and play like i can another horn. My main thing is tuning, and the low register isn’t too great on them. Unless both Bach 42s are broken in some manner, either one should do fine on your high school music. Literally thousands of tromboni...
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: Vincent Bach - Division of the Magnavox Company
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Vincent Bach - Division of the Magnavox Company

When was Bach a division of Magnavox?
by Posaunus
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB/WTT Gold SS Yamaha 46C2
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: WTB/WTT Gold SS Yamaha 46C2

I had very good luck sending a Yamaha 47 piece to Dave Friedman for replating in silver. Cost was only $37.50. He also does gold plating; don't know how much $. Excellent work, rapid turnaround. He's in Bellingham, Washington.

https://mouthpieceplatingservice.com/
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Similar to Snedecor
Replies: 6
Views: 911

Re: Similar to Snedecor

Confined to playing at home as we have mostly been for more than 6 months, I purchased a copy of the Snedecor Lyrical Études , and have enjoyed playing them. And I purchased the Giuseppe Concone 15 Vocalises , Op. 12 [Alphonse Leduc AL 28602], also all in tenor clef. Not as well printed as the Snede...
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 10, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: 4 Bones for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2030

Re: 4 Bones for Sale

hyperbolica wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:33 am
Might also like a straight 36 for trade.
https://trombonechat.com/viewtopic.php? ... 36#p127427
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Custom Yamaha 621 Bass Trombone w/ Rotax Valve
Replies: 10
Views: 2367

Re: FS: Custom Yamaha 621 Bass Trombone w/ Rotax Valve

I'd love to see some interest in this unique bass trombone. Feel free to ask any questions. :)
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Bass trombone
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

Re: Bass trombone

Hello,

Good luck on your bass trombone search. I have a wonderful customized single-valve bass trombone, with excellent provenance, listed for sale:
https://trombonechat.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=16233

Where are you located?

Cheers,
Dave
by Posaunus
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Bach Trombones - good, bad years?
Replies: 12
Views: 1266

Re: Bach Trombones - good, bad years?

PaulT wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:48 pm
Bach has a lot in common with Gibson.
The worst Gibson guitar is better than any guitar Bach ever made!
by Posaunus
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Dream Trombones?
Replies: 141
Views: 17021

Re: Dream Trombones?

WOW! Beautiful. :good:

What mechanisms on the valve linkages! They'll keep you busy just maintaining adjustment.
by Posaunus
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Oily bubble leak
Replies: 12
Views: 1363

Re: Oily bubble leak

Bonearzt wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:22 pm
Kingfan wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:53 am
Duct tape. Fixed! :D
Did you put Bondo underneath? Or Superglue?
Plumber's Putty? Chewing gum! :idea:
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: When do you think you'll play with other people again?
Replies: 69
Views: 10222

Re: When do you think you'll play with other people again?

It does feel good to play with others again. You don't realize how social music is until that aspect of it is taken away from you. That first cancelled rehearsal back in March really felt like "the day the music died". So glad to be back at least in this small capacity. :good: For about two months,...
by Posaunus
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Best Alternatives of Bach 11C and Bach 6 3/4C
Replies: 13
Views: 2182

Re: Best Alternatives of Bach 11C and Bach 6 3/4C

Hey fellas, I appreciated all your answers and suggestions. As I mentioned , I love the rim shape / feel, weight and cup of the Bach 11C. If only I could have that same rim in 25.00mm with an open throat as my DE piece. Yes, the Bach throat is a little tight for me because of that I said I needed a...
by Posaunus
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: LAST CALL 4 Budget Bones
Replies: 9
Views: 2258

Re: FS: LAST CALL 4 Budget Bones

O.K. – seriously:

Wafeki would be a great person to purchase a trombone from. He's honest, honorable, knows his trombones, and takes good care of his instruments.

But – given the current economy – I know it's a bad time to be selling (or buying). :(

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