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by sacfxdx
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: DIY Accessory bag?
Replies: 20
Views: 1011

Re: DIY Accessory bag?

The exterior straps are gone. I have 2 of these bags. Very useful for many things.
by sacfxdx
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Techs, is it unethical to clean your horn at work?
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Techs, is it unethical to clean your horn at work?

Ask your boss if it is ok. He may give you a reduced rate if it’s not totally free.
by sacfxdx
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: iPhone to iPhone (or other) camera
Replies: 17
Views: 1048

Re: iPhone to iPhone (or other) camera

You could start a video on the phone and then check your gutters. Replay the video when finished.
by sacfxdx
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Tommy Pederson
Replies: 16
Views: 1267

Re: Tommy Pederson

torobone wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:09 pm
Tommy Pederson taught many people and put out a series of duets and books. I have a PDF of "The Out of Print Bass Bone Duets".
Any chance that this can be shared since they are out of print? I would interested in a copy if available.
by sacfxdx
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Thread for 88h rotor
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: Thread for 88h rotor

Thanks for the verification. I’ll try that.
by sacfxdx
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Are silver sonics magical?
Replies: 25
Views: 1889

Re: Are silver sonics magical?

Mine's not when I play it. Unless it's "Bad Magic". :weep:
by sacfxdx
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Thread for 88h rotor
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Thread for 88h rotor

I had to tap (really hard) on the rotor spindle to get it to come out. No visible damage. After re-assembly I cannot get the retaining screw to start into the threads. Does anyone know what the thread is for the spindle on a 2014 88H? I have seen 3-48 mentioned but I want to be sure before trying to...
by sacfxdx
Sat May 16, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Show me your stable
Replies: 79
Views: 6526

Re: Show me your stable

XO Brass 1240 RL-T
1961 3B Silversonic
Lawler Model 1
3BF bell section
Benge 170 Freelance
Conn 88H (on case)
by sacfxdx
Mon May 04, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: What are some horns you will never sell?
Replies: 50
Views: 4674

Re: What are some horns you will never sell?

1961 3B Silversonic

My dad bought it from a friend when I was in junior high school. I wish I had appreciated it more at the time.
by sacfxdx
Fri May 01, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: what are these worth? anyone interested?
Replies: 0
Views: 889

what are these worth? anyone interested?

Schilke 51 SS
Schilke 51D SS

Conn 5G LS

Bach 6 3/4 C SS

Vincent Bach Corp. 6 1/2 AL SS

Bach 6 1/2 AL SS

Vincent Bach Corp Mt Vernon 12C SS

Vincent Bach Corp 12C SS

king m21 smooth edge SS

PM for pictures
by sacfxdx
Fri May 01, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Carbon Fiber Trombone STAND
Replies: 44
Views: 5130

Re: Carbon Fiber Trombone STAND

Posaunus wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:54 am


If you like your whisky neat, you should be drinking a single-malt Scotch, not Crown Royal!
:good:
by sacfxdx
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Do Certain Sounds Enrage You?
Replies: 21
Views: 1694

Re: Do Certain Sounds Enrage You?

screaming trumpets
by sacfxdx
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: 1946 King 2b - Restored
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: 1946 King 2b - Restored

Ahhh. Nice horn. Hopefully we can get together soon and play again.

I also like seeing the term ‘juke joint’ again. I bet lots of folks don’t know that term. :-)
by sacfxdx
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Ipad stand
Replies: 15
Views: 1205

Re: Ipad stand

goStand from AirTurn. https://caddiebuddy.com/ipad-holder-for-mic-stand/ - holder. holds each corner. comes with adapter for mic stand AND the extension arm. I use a BlueBoard (https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/i ... -blueboard) only because I already had it. A BlueTurn (https://www.ikmultimedia...
by sacfxdx
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Going digital: stands and holders?
Replies: 7
Views: 2989

Re: Going digital: stands and holders?

goStand from AirTurn. https://caddiebuddy.com/ipad-holder-for-mic-stand/ - holder. holds each corner. comes with adapter for mic stand AND the extension arm. I use a BlueBoard (https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigblueboard/?pkey=irig-blueboard) only because I already had it. A BlueTurn (https:...
by sacfxdx
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Gummy Valve
Replies: 6
Views: 658

Re: Gummy Valve

I had a similar issue and it was a mis-adjusted linkage. disassembly and cleaning would be a good idea too. Then you do not have to guess what the valve looks like (crud-wise).
by sacfxdx
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Ipad stand
Replies: 15
Views: 1205

Re: Ipad stand

I can not get used to putting magnets near any computer.
by sacfxdx
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Bass trombone Gb/D paddle
Replies: 1
Views: 431

Re: Bass trombone Gb/D paddle

Since the paddles are usually adjustable it might be a problem soldering in place. Different folks like different placements.

Just my opinion.
by sacfxdx
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Conn 88H lacquer issue - what would you do?
Replies: 19
Views: 2232

Re: Conn 88H lacquer issue - what would you do?

I bought a new 88H in 2016 and had the same issue. After a few weeks of use I started seeing acid bleed. I took it back to the store and they ordered another 88H. same problem in a few weeks. when I posted here I was told to learn to live with it. since I like the horn I decided to keep it. It did n...
by sacfxdx
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Leadpipe Holder
Replies: 16
Views: 1882

Re: Leadpipe Holder

How about conn 88h .525 ? XO .571 bass ? Just thought I’d ask in case anyone knew.
by sacfxdx
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Chromebook for digital sheet music?
Replies: 15
Views: 1220

Re: Chromebook for digital sheet music?

ok, so I got the 15.6" chromebook (acer flip)... I got it off amazon refurbished for $200... it looks like new. I loaded MobileSheets Pro on it and imported about 50 songs... it works like a champ. Only issue so far is when I plug in a usb receiver for my page turner, the screen locks into "fixed" ...
by sacfxdx
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB: Kanstul .500 2B leadpipe
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: WTB: Kanstul .500 2B leadpipe

remember that the 2B is .481. I think you want a 2B+ pipe.
by sacfxdx
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: Bass trombone mouthpiece clearout
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

Re: Bass trombone mouthpiece clearout

I’ll take the Schilke 58. Large shank I will assume. 👍
by sacfxdx
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: 3D Printers
Replies: 7
Views: 740

Re: 3D Printers

Check out the Ender 3 and 3 pro. I too have been pondering a 3D printer.

https://www.creality3d.shop/products/cr ... 3d-printer
by sacfxdx
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: iPad versions
Replies: 26
Views: 2080

Re: iPad versions

You can scan directly on the iPad with ForScore music software.
by sacfxdx
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Music Business
Topic: PayPal fees
Replies: 12
Views: 1285

Re: PayPal fees

I consider using PayPal as a convenience (for me) so I do not mind paying the fees. It's nice to see that the consensus is that it's the sellers responsibility. I can understand that. probably good to sort that out in advance if you do not want to pay the fees.

Just my thoughts.
by sacfxdx
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Olds S-24G Bass Trombone - Tell Me More
Replies: 10
Views: 781

Re: Olds S-24G Bass Trombone - Tell Me More

Just posted for sale if you are interested. Not mine.

https://www.trombonechat.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=12975
by sacfxdx
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Backup bell for screw bell
Replies: 9
Views: 1079

Re: Backup bell for screw bell

while not related to the screwbell case I wanted to post about my recent experiences with Marcus Bonna. I recently acquired a Bonna Bass trombone case. There was a missing foot on the bottom. I emailed Bonna and get a reply quickly. when I explained my issue, they sent me a complete set of feet for ...
by sacfxdx
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: iPad versions
Replies: 26
Views: 2080

Re: iPad versions

I have been using a iPad 12.9 for a few months. Easier than carrying around that BIG book of music. I too have decided on a dedicated iPad holder. Like JLivi said, much cleaner look. It's hard to decide on a holder since there are so many of them out there. Be sure to get the correct one. I just bou...
by sacfxdx
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Ipad stand
Replies: 15
Views: 1205

Re: Ipad stand

anybody ever try one of these? I'm looking for a holder for a iPad pro 12.9 inch.

https://caddiebuddy.com/ipad-holder-for-mic-stand/

Thanks and happy New Year
by sacfxdx
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Looking for bass trombone
Replies: 4
Views: 451

Re: Looking for bass trombone

This may still be available. I think the seller will negotiate.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Holton-Bass-Tr ... 3125952583
by sacfxdx
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Hi Everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Re: Hi Everyone!

If you are too late we can always start another one. :-)

welcome back.
by sacfxdx
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Recommendations for books to re-learn and practice
Replies: 16
Views: 1627

Re: Recommendations for books to re-learn and practice

Arban's of course. Rubank's Advanced Method (several volumes) Carl Fischer Melodious Etudes for trombone There are many, many , many more out there. I would recommend taking a few lessons if you can. Your instructor will recommend books for you that will help. It will also help you start the right w...
by sacfxdx
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: Looking for Pre-owned Bass trombone
Replies: 7
Views: 872

Re: Looking for Pre-owned Bass trombone

Just a few places to look https://www.thebrass-exchange.com/trombones https://ww.brassark.com/sale https://www.dillonmusic.com/brass/trombones/bass-trombones/ https://www.baltimorebrass.net/index.php?cat=3 https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2499334.m570.l1313.TR10.TRC2.A0.H0.Xbass+tr...
by sacfxdx
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Neotech grip vs Yamaha strap
Replies: 37
Views: 3344

Re: Neotech grip vs Yamaha strap

+1 for Neogrip I just got a XO bass and my Neogrip works great. I had been using it on a 88H so I was used to it. Takes some adjustments for the grip and the triggers. Lots of adjustments are available on the Neogrip. I have tried a Bullet Brace, but that was a pain to get even close to feeling comf...
by sacfxdx
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: WTB Bass Trombone
Replies: 9
Views: 923

Re: WTB Bass Trombone

What is your budget? This is in the classified section.

viewtopic.php?f=22&t=11955
by sacfxdx
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?
Replies: 30
Views: 2512

Re: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?

I found a XO 1240 RL-T in my price range. Should be arriving this Wednesday 12/4. :pant:
by sacfxdx
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Unusual mouthpiece
Replies: 8
Views: 1196

Re: Unusual mouthpiece

I saw Urbie play on something like this while I was in high school. Some kind of Audiovox gizmo. Played multiple octaves at the same time. Early electronic music. As a High schooler I thought that was really cool. Always wanted something like that. Now I use a Silent Brass mute and an iPad with Ampl...
by sacfxdx
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Carry all?
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Carry all?

by sacfxdx
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: I need a bass trombone
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Re: I need a bass trombone

I no longer need a bass. I found one. XO brass 1240RL-T
by sacfxdx
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton TR-181 opinions
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Holton TR-181 opinions

Thanks everyone for your input.
by sacfxdx
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Holton TR-181 opinions
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Holton TR-181 opinions

Lets open a new can of worms. I am looking at a 1986 Holton TR-181 bass trombone. This will be my first bass. Price is around 2K and its in great shape. No mods. One owner.

what do y'all think?

Thanks for your input
by sacfxdx
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: I need a bass trombone
Replies: 2
Views: 588

I need a bass trombone

I am in the market for a good independent valve bass trombone. I'd like to stay under 2.5K . Please let me know what you may have to sell.

Thank you
by sacfxdx
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: do they still make the Ergobone?
Replies: 3
Views: 692

do they still make the Ergobone?

Everywhere I look I see "out of stock". Is the ergobone still made?
by sacfxdx
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?
Replies: 30
Views: 2512

Re: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?

I saw the s-24 on the brass-exchange. I’m not quite ready to buy yet. Thanks for the tip though.
by sacfxdx
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?
Replies: 30
Views: 2512

Re: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?

Inspector71 wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:37 am
Yes, you are crazy. Welcome to the club! ;-)
I love this comment. :lol:
by sacfxdx
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?
Replies: 30
Views: 2512

Re: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?

Thanks everyone for your input. This is a great forum.

steve
by sacfxdx
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?
Replies: 30
Views: 2512

Re: Starting Bass Trombone at 60 - Am I crazy?

Carolus,
I agree about the 88H not having the bass sound that I want. I only mentioned it as it is a large bore and closer to a bass (air wise) than the .500/.508 small bores.

Thanks for the reply.

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