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They're pretty horns. The bell stem is pure copper. The flare is very thick...along the lines of an Olds Studio. They play ok, but nothing special. Nothing like a pro Holton.
- Sat May 05, 2018 9:56 pm
- Forum: Instruments & Parts
- Topic: Transposing Wood Sackbut Mute?
- Replies: 2
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So I see that a few of the Renaissance instrument crowd have found their way here from the forum that was broken and never forged again anew. I sold a hackbut to a player who really likes the horn, but is interested in a "transposing mute." I always though that was a guy who couldn't talk, but was a...
- Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:17 am
- Forum: Instruments
- Topic: Vintage trombone for elementary student?
- Replies: 41
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Ruh roh!!! I expect that old Three Stooges routine from Brue: "Getzen Deluxe!! Slowly I turned, inch by inch, step by step...." Bruce was psychologically abused by a Getzen when he was in grade school. :twisted: The Super Deluxe is a fine-playing horn, but a bit fragile. The bell brass is paper thin...
I’ve heard some rumors that Chinese and Taiwanese horns are made from “bad brass”. Personally I would take this with a large grain of salt, as other factors come into play, such as xenophobia, or distrusting the new kids on the block, or resentment at their lower prices. But is there honestly anyth...