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by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Beuscher Small Shank
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Beuscher Small Shank

Do DE Alto S shanks fit Buescher Trombones? I've got two Buescher trombones. They each have their own mouthpieces, but they are quite small. The Rims and cups are small, but the problem is the shanks are extra small. My other mouthpieces don't drop in very far. I just started using an XTC with a C2 ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Conn 62H bass trombone bell compatibility
Replies: 19
Views: 466

Re: Conn 62H bass trombone bell compatibility

Burgerbob wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:44 pm
fabled "no tuning" option
Before now, I have only heard one other person mention this. Would the 70H Bell/72H be the best option for it?

I borrowed a double Hagman valved 72H for a week and LOVED it! I dream of having something similar with the 72H slide/70H bell.
the
7270H2HI
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Yamaha YSL 646
Replies: 10
Views: 268

Re: Yamaha YSL 646

What's "Artist" mean?
I guessing it's either specked by a celeb or, more likely, it means "step up".
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Two great horns for sale - price reduced again or BO
Replies: 9
Views: 1136

Re: Two great horns for sale - price reduced again or BO

Neo Bri wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:15 pm
It is worth noting that the seller does not accept PayPal and prefers cashier's check. I tried but no go.
now that's faith for ya
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Using Abersold Books 1 & 24
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Using Abersold Books 1 & 24

Who's into the Abersold System? Book 1 has a set of 20 exercises with play along tracks to play 8 bars of each exercise in each of three keys (F-7, Eb-7 & D-7). I've always wondered why these three keys instead of all 12. Now that i have Book 24 with a track of all Dorian scales for 16 bars each, wo...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: JP RATH 236 ALTO TROMBONE
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: FS: JP RATH 236 ALTO TROMBONE

I played one of these this afternoon. Lots of fun!
If I wasn't planing my next horn to be a six string bass guitar...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The Bunker
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: The Bunker

I guess hanging from the ceiling like that must be some late night tomfoolery. Vampires? what's that about? It did that in Preview too, so I knew it'd be upside-down. I tried editing the original pic. Flipped it upside-down thinking TC would flip it right side up. That didn't work so I went back to...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Anonymity
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: Anonymity

Wish TC used real names.
That's one thing FB got right! (except when it's fake)
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 30, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The Bunker
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: The Bunker

A couple of us were thinking about collective nouns for trombones the other day. In having a look around the internet for suggestions I found a reference to a "plague" of conductors :D :D :D This Skeleton (¿group of trombones?) got together at a local Jazz Jam last night! 20180529_223549.jpg With s...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon May 28, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: what is superslick plus from the Slide Doctor video
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: what is superslick plus from the Slide Doctor video

Posaunus wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 1:08 pm
...the "Yamasnot" appellation.
imho, it could be called something much worse and it might be prudent to let it go ;)
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun May 27, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: .500 bore mouthpieces
Replies: 30
Views: 1080

Re: .500 bore mouthpieces

Thanks Matt!
I think I got it!
Length & Interface

And Doug, Design. I assume that includes length, interface and other secret sauce stuff!
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun May 27, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Schilke-Dixon Mouthpiece: info please
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Schilke-Dixon Mouthpiece: info please

What size is this? 20180527_212917.jpg I understand (please confirm or correct) that Dixon was an educator in Texas that had a Schilke mouthpiece model that was sold at local, Texas, music stores. I'm interested in any other information on it. I'm currently using it on my small bore horns and I'm th...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun May 27, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: .500 bore mouthpieces
Replies: 30
Views: 1080

Re: .500 bore mouthpieces

As an example: I have an LT102 in gold and an LT 102N in silver. I use them (interchangeably) on a G cup for a "classical" sound (I have an H cup but it's too deep) and an E cup for more commercial sound. I have an E4 backbore, and E8 and G8 backbores. I also have a D2 backbore that I will use on s...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat May 26, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: .500 bore mouthpieces
Replies: 30
Views: 1080

Re: .500 bore mouthpieces

I'm playing on his LT102 sized rim...on an array of his Cups and Shanks (B2, C3, C4, D3, D4, E4, E8, G8). Just starting out with the DE. That array looks to me like a couple thousand dollar investment! -What's the array of horns these go with? -How many LT102s go with them? (I can imagine anywhere ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri May 25, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: SOLD: DE bass components, Pickett and Yamaha Tenor MPC
Replies: 14
Views: 618

Re: FS: DE bass components, Pickett and Yamaha Tenor MPC

PhilipEdCarlson wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 4:04 pm
I'll take it for my 72.
Fits great! Thanks!
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue May 22, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Bass Trombones- Single vs Dependent vs Independent
Replies: 107
Views: 7262

Re: Bass Trombones- Single vs Dependent vs Independent

I take my Conn62H, a dependent, because people easily recognize that it is bass trombone with double valve. When I play YBL321, a single bass, someone does not see it is bass. Assistant Conductor of my Community Orchestra recently raved about finally having a bass trombone when I showed up with a n...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat May 19, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: 4H/12H Compaison
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: 4H/12H Compaison

In general, I found the 4H to be more brash and the 12H to be more mellow. Both fun to play in the high range. At a high volume the 4H sizzles, the 12H almost sizzles. At low volumes the the 4H is kinda 'meh' while the 12H is warm and beautiful.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat May 19, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: 4H/12H Compaison
Replies: 1
Views: 179

4H/12H Compaison

I've got too many horns! Most of them are small bore that I rarely play, so I figure if I sell 3 or 4 of the pea-shooters I should be able to add a med horn. I think I want Chris' 8H Special with the .525 EricEdwards slide. I expect I'll end up keeping a '50s Super, but when it's slide comes back fr...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 16, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: M&W custom trombones - any reviews available?
Replies: 21
Views: 1511

Re: M&W custom trombones - any reviews available?

:ugeek:
Neo Bri wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:59 am
I'm probably misunderstanding the fundamental difference.
Me too!
:?: and I'm curious :?:
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 16, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: SOLD: DE bass components, Pickett and Yamaha Tenor MPC
Replies: 14
Views: 618

Re: FS: DE bass components, Pickett and Yamaha Tenor MPC

K9C
That's the Remington shank, right?
If so, I'll take it for my 72.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat May 12, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Screwbell Pricing
Replies: 15
Views: 745

Re: Screwbell Pricing

the conversion must alter the playing character dramatically
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat May 12, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Yamaha 891z-Lawler - King 3B
Replies: 48
Views: 2128

Re: Yamaha 891z-Lawler - King 3B

Another good one that I didn't think of initially was the Conn 32H. 500/522 if I'm recalling rightly. I don't think I've played one but it's on the list of horns I do want to try out eventually for sure. I've heard them spoken of quite highly I've got one you could borrow. I could bring it to work ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Thu May 10, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections

My instructor said the out of round wasn't significant. Hope the corrosion shows through.
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by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 09, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections

Depends on condition. Got pics? What about the 30H? Same bell size, no? I'll work on some pics tomorrow. Maybe a second opinion on them tomorrow night from a friend who wanted to see my collection, I don't think he's buying these type of horns, just curious, but he's an expert. The 4H is also out o...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon May 07, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: WTB: 6H and 4H bell sections

What's the project? I've got a 4H I've been trying to build up my willingness to sell. A couple of days ago I noticed mine has some corrosion on the edge of the bell. I've been keeping it at a cabin to play on vacations, but I always bring a big horn to practice anyway and rarely use this one... I s...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 02, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS or Trade: Interesting Medium Bore 8H
Replies: 5
Views: 534

Re: FS or Trade: Interesting Medium Bore 8H

Any pics?
What's Gen2?
----------
My guess:
Gen1 - Elkhart
Gen2 - Abilene
Gen3 - ??? (Wherever they were made most recently)
Gen4 - New Elkhart
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed May 02, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The Bunker
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: The Bunker

A Pile!
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue May 01, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Is there a good BBb contra?
Replies: 28
Views: 1345

Re: Is there a good BBb contra?

Not to niggle on the 1875 date, but this link has pages from the October 1943 "Ameri-Conn" newsletter: https://www.saxophone.org/museum/publications/id/42 Check out Page 2. It has Burkle's starting date, current time in service, and age (85) as of 1943. That puts Burkle's birth year as 1858, three ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue May 01, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Practice mutes
Replies: 31
Views: 1226

Re: Practice mutes

Best Brass Warm-Up Mute
Just tested NeoBri's out at 05:00 this morning. Worked great. It messed with my intonation, but I didn't wake my wife, so I think I'll have to buy it. I think this mute may double the amount of time I practice!
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue May 01, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Is there a good BBb contra?
Replies: 28
Views: 1345

Re: Is there a good BBb contra?

Also, in 1901 Jake Burkle was a beginner, so I don't think he's the brains. Not the case at all. He started working for them in 1875, 26 years earlier. Holy cow, so he would have been there for 50 years by the time he started working on the 30/2? S I wanna hear more about Burkle. (and the 30/32H, I...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Olds Super -> Removable Leadpipe?
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: Olds Super -> Removable Leadpipe?

NeoBri,
What do you think?
I've given up the idea of a replaceable leadpipe, but, now you've played it, is it worth having the slide rebuilt?
I was thinking this Super would replace the 32H as my main lead ax.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: The Bunker
Replies: 58
Views: 3125

Re: The Bunker

JohnL wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:34 pm
How 'bout a GLISSANDO of trombones (but only because a "slide of slide trombones" sounds silly).
how about we just shorten that to a GLISS ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Jamey Abersold's Summer Jazz Workshop
Replies: 13
Views: 708

Re: Jamey Abersold's Summer Jazz Workshop

thanks for all the responses, it really helped Maybe next year I'll look into the NJW, being the last year for JA was a bit of a driver for this decision. Experience a bit of Jazz History. Looking forward to learning a lot. Maybe drop by BAC on the drive out. There's so much coal there I expect the ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Olds Super -> Removable Leadpipe?
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Olds Super -> Removable Leadpipe?

Got my '50s Super cleaned up nice and pretty and am about to send it out to the SlideDr to get it working smoothly. But , I got to thinking, Should I get the leadpipe changed to a removable one at the same time? I don't even know what all the options are. Would I need to choose a system? It seems li...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Stainless steel, heavy tops?
Replies: 24
Views: 1171

Re: Stainless steel, heavy tops?

Start with a few thousand bucks..... find an engineering company.... get them to copy a mouthpiece in different metals, using a CNC lathe. I thought I had covered that. Metals make things different,sure. Practise makes far more difference..... and it's cheaper Chris I'm convinced practice is far mo...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Video Test thread (please participate)
Replies: 25
Views: 1432

Re: Video Test thread (please participate)

Neo Bri wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:18 pm
It's not stuck. He's just a very efficient player. Standard Type III, incidentally.
Efficiency!
Now I get it!
by PhilipEdCarlson
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Video Test thread (please participate)
Replies: 25
Views: 1432

Re: Video Test thread (please participate)

Gikan wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:51 pm
The audio on this was great, but the video seemed to be stuck...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Jazz "play along"
Replies: 32
Views: 2132

Re: Jazz "play along"

And you can create good arrangements in next-to-no-time using the program itself to create harmony parts etc. Is this a good way to write out horn parts? When you say create good arrangements, is that just for playback or will this print parts out for a section to read? No, Band-in-a-Box is no good...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Practice mutes
Replies: 31
Views: 1226

Re: Practice mutes

Does a bucket mute effect intonation? I'm thinking of picking one up on my way out of town. I've got a straight mute that I can use in the home in visiting, but I thought a bucket would have less of an effect on both the intonation and the tone. I figure it'll just muffle the tone rather than... I d...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Good, Change of Pace Rehearsal
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: Good, Change of Pace Rehearsal

Apparently, the students have trouble imagining four low brass parts. Often there were just two trombone parts, and sometimes a bass trombone or tuba part, but not both. It was kind of frustrating hearing them ask for more from the trombones while our very strong tuba player and I sat not playing. ...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Jazz "play along"
Replies: 32
Views: 2132

Re: Jazz "play along"

Grah wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:56 pm
And you can create good arrangements in next-to-no-time using the program itself to create harmony parts etc.
Is this a good way to write out horn parts? When you say create good arrangements, is that just for playback or will this print parts out for a section to read?
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Yellowstone Vacation Ideas
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Yellowstone Vacation Ideas

Not much to do out there.

unless you LIKE natural/outdoor phe·nom·e·na

My favorite geyser is Great Fountain Guyser
I like to check at the ranger's station before hand and get there an hour or two before schedule.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Is This The New Trombone Forum?
Replies: 41
Views: 4208

Re: Is This The New Trombone Forum?

A bible - reading thread by trombonists?
Let me know where that lands!
(Separating trombones from religion and politics! future not looking good for R&P)
by PhilipEdCarlson
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Flat TR181
Replies: 16
Views: 697

Re: Flat TR181

The slide and bell braces match.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Flat TR181
Replies: 16
Views: 697

Re: Flat TR181

I'll check the serial numbers
worried about disassembling the rotors
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Polishing Nickel Trim
Replies: 22
Views: 1509

Re: Polishing Nickel Trim

Looks like it shined up nicely. Those are beautiful horns. If you're still going down to the Bourbon House tonight, Sarah is planning to meet me there with it after work! It's not quite finished, but it'd be great to get your firsthand opinion. Especially hoping for your opinion on sending the slid...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Polishing Nickel Trim
Replies: 22
Views: 1509

Re: Polishing Nickel Trim

20180328_191111.jpg The Kranz and tuning slide parts on that horn are solid nickel-silver and not plated, so there's no worry about buffing of the nickel. Eric Last night I took off the lacquer from the slide. The outer tubes and bow must be solid too, right? I just used a hot bath and scotch-brite...
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Polishing Nickel Trim
Replies: 22
Views: 1509

Re: Polishing Nickel Trim

Image
Shined up nicely!
Thanks for the guidance!

Thinking when I'm done (working on the slide next) I'll wax the bare parts. Is that a good idea?

I'll get that Music Nomads polish that TriJim suggested for the lacquered bits and other horns.
by PhilipEdCarlson
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Flat TR181
Replies: 16
Views: 697

Re: Flat TR181

tbathras wrote:
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:34 pm
Any chance the valves or water key are leaking?
Will check tomorrow!

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