In bell trombone stand

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Harpcat
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In bell trombone stand

Post by Harpcat » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:58 pm

Does anyone make a good in bell stand for small bore like a Yamaha 697Z?
walldaja
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Re: In bell trombone stand

Post by walldaja » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:39 pm

I like the Hercules in-bore stand. Beats carrying a stand separately; however, it does add a little weight to your case. After playing and before putting the horn up, I take it out. I've found it picks up condensation from the warm bell and I had one that had serious rust problems. It's replacement is doing just fine. Here's a link to Hercules:

http://herculesstands.com/us/products/w ... /trombone/
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Matt K
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Re: In bell trombone stand

Post by Matt K » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:44 pm

I've yet to use one that I felt comfortable using with anything more support stantial than a pbone myself. I've only tried the Hercules though so it's possible there's something I don't know about
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BGuttman
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Re: In bell trombone stand

Post by BGuttman » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:48 pm

I can tell you one to avoid: the K&M in-bell. Mine broke and could not be fixed. Most K&M stands are really good, but this one isn't.

Hercules is probably the only other game for an in-bell. I know somebody who uses one and likes it.

I use a regular stand. I have the K&M 14980 and it works pretty well. The real top of the line is the K&M 14990, which is even good for a bass trombone. All NOT in-bell.
Bruce Guttman
Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra
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