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by JLivi
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: SS Griego 6.5 NY
Replies: 0
Views: 19

SS Griego 6.5 NY

I just received a small shank Griego 6.5 NY in a trade, and the rim is just too wide for me. It's in great condition Anyone interested in either buying or trading? $85 shipped I'm open to any and all offers. I should also mention that my main mouthpiece is a 25.10 AR Resonance on my 3b. And I love i...
by JLivi
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Carbon Fiber Trombone STAND
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Carbon Fiber Trombone STAND

I never heard of this before this post. Holy crap! I just check out this review video on youtube and am really impressed with the stand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woXI27cbtQw

Is this really $150? What a great idea, but too rich for my blood!
by JLivi
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Benge 165f - $600
Replies: 0
Views: 87

FS: Benge 165f - $600

I have a Benge 165f for sale. Here's the run down: - Bell was wrinkled at some point, but was rolled out and corrected - Slide moves great 7/10, but ther's what I would call compression as you come in from 7th to 1st. I don't know if "compression" is the correct word, but there's some kind of air ba...
by JLivi
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Everything Else
Topic: WTB: Counterweight
Replies: 0
Views: 44

WTB: Counterweight

I just converted a 3bf into a straight 3b, and need a counterweight. I found a new king counterweight on Hickeys for $30, but I wanted to try here first before I bought a new one. Anyone have one lying around? Let me know how much

Thanks!
by JLivi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Cord with clip on mic
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Cord with clip on mic

I’ve been recently playing more and more shows with clip on mics. The wired Shure mic has a 10ft cord and the cord for the wireless setups are long too, not sure how long though. I find that these cords are too long. Any ideas on how to clean up the long hanging cord? I’ve seen cats wrap the cord ar...
by JLivi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Flic button?
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Flic button?

Would you mind sharing a link? I’m curious what this is and how it works. I looked it up and just saw a small button. Is that what this is? Just a button that you can get to turn pages in ForScore?

Would it work if you put it on the floor and used your foot to change the pages?
by JLivi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Electronic effects live through the PA
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Electronic effects live through the PA

Thanks. What brand and model of microphone? I would appreciate brands and models on the others, as well. Would it work on a bass amp? Not sure if it will work with a bass amp, but a simple Shure SM57 is fine for effects. You don’t need anything too crazy. I know some horn players prefer a clip on o...
by JLivi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: please remove
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: please remove

I’ve accepted a trade.
by JLivi
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Comments & Suggestions
Topic: Not a whole lot of activity
Replies: 25
Views: 681

Re: Not a whole lot of activity

I am very happy that despite the downfall of the old forum, people in charge came up with this forum and work hard to have an alternative for all of us. It has not even been two years since this forum was created, so I understand that things take time. Yet I am unhappy to see how slow it all is goi...
by JLivi
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: please remove
Replies: 1
Views: 138

please remove

Skeletonized small shank Hammond 13S - $80 shipped obo

I'm interested in trades too! I specifically like the 6.75C sized mouthpieces, but would be willing to try 6.5 sized too. I'm trying to find the right mouthpiece fit with a Yamaha 646 I just picked up.
by JLivi
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Conn 8H Bell and Two Slides
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: FS: Conn 8H Bell and Two Slides

Damn those look nice! I'm going to be jealous to whoever buys this!
by JLivi
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Everything Else
Topic: WTB: Soft tone practice mute for tenor
Replies: 0
Views: 43

WTB: Soft tone practice mute for tenor

I play a king 3b and would love a small soft tone mute. I'd even be willing to buy one that fits a standard bell if that's what you have.

Let me know!
by JLivi
Fri May 31, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Greg Black 6c
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: WTB: Greg Black 6c

Adrianct729 wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 2:07 pm
I have a 5c if you're interested.
No thanks, too big.
by JLivi
Thu May 30, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: WTB: Greg Black 6c
Replies: 2
Views: 100

WTB: Greg Black 6c

Does anyone have a GB 6c lying around that they don't use anymore? I've been hoping to get one on the used market, because I'm pretty happy with my AR and don't want to pay full price for a mouthpiece I might not play regularly.
by JLivi
Sat May 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Leadpipe Holder
Replies: 6
Views: 314

Re: Leadpipe Holder

Not sure if it would work, but the Protec sax neck bag might be right up your alley. Not sure which size, if any, would fit a lead pipe(s)

https://www.amazon.com/Protec-Storage-M ... way&sr=8-2
by JLivi
Thu May 23, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Jupiter XO 1236-O trombone
Replies: 34
Views: 1130

Re: Jupiter XO 1236-O trombone

A new one is $2,900 at WWBW, so if it is in good shape, that seems like a good price. Boston Brass plays Jupiter and I'm guessing they wouldn't play bad horns, even if someone paid them to. As confirmed by Boston Brass' tuba player, they are no longer with Jupiter. They all play Yamaha's. I just wa...
by JLivi
Thu May 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: screw bell case roundup
Replies: 54
Views: 5376

Re: screw bell case roundup

I just got a Marcus Bonna jazz screw bell case. It is indeed very small, although still not as thin as a Holton flat case. Also looks to be very well made. I may be able to fit my Bach 42 in it - 8 1/2 inch bell flare is very very tight. But since my 42 and 36 have the same screw collar, I could tr...
by JLivi
Wed May 22, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: Jazz book?
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Jazz book?

I've had success with the Jim Snidero tenor and bass trombone etude books. They're a little overpriced if you ask me, but there is some good stuff in there. Most importantly, if you want to improve your improvisational skills then memorize all 12 major scales in two octaves, since you're playing bas...
by JLivi
Wed May 22, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Yamaha 356R, 353OR, and 646
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Re: FS: Yamaha 356R, 353OR, and 646

356r has a lot more zip to the sound. That .500/.525 dual + 8 inch bell is super flexible. I’d wager it gets you closer to a 79H than nay Bach 36 could. That's very interesting knowing that 356's are student models, which I believe turned into the 446 (intermediate). And of course the 646 is a pro ...
by JLivi
Tue May 21, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: Yamaha 356R, 353OR, and 646
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Re: FS: Yamaha 356R, 353OR, and 646

I've always been curious about the 356R vs the 646. Is there that big of a difference between the two? Obviously one is rose brass with an 8" and the other is 8.5" yellow. And of course there's the dual bore vs .525 straight/single (?) bore. Both of these horns have intrigued me so much. And I've be...
by JLivi
Mon May 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Mouthpieces
Topic: Centered and edgy sound wanted
Replies: 16
Views: 802

Re: Centered and edgy sound wanted

The Yamaha 58 or Bach 1.5G will be a good starting point. From personal experience and watching other high school and college students go through the same thing, I found that the 58 & 1.5G are training wheelings, and it'll get you balanced, but you won't be able to go fast or move fast around corner...
by JLivi
Mon May 20, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Leadpipe King 3B
Replies: 23
Views: 623

Re: Leadpipe King 3B

This is a little bit subjective. The slope is only as slippery as you let it be. That said, you could exhaust your options with that bore size much more quickly than 547 or 562. There are myriad options for those but 508 is slightly more limited. Shires has 6 sizes and 4 materials, Edwards just 3 s...
by JLivi
Sun May 19, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Leadpipe King 3B
Replies: 23
Views: 623

Re: Leadpipe King 3B

I've been curious about lead pipes for my 3b as well. I have zero knowledge of lead pipes, as I've been using, what I assume, is the stock King 3b lead pipe for the past 15 years. This might warrant a separate thread. Sorry for possibly taking this one over. - Is it worth messing around with lead pi...
by JLivi
Mon May 13, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Your favorite bass bone hand brace?
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: Your favorite bass bone hand brace?

I hear get a grip is awesome, but I didn't want to shell out the money for one. So I got a wise grip and love it. It's not perfect, but I like it a lot for the 10 times I play bass trombone every year.
by JLivi
Mon May 13, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Tangents
Topic: Dehumidifier and warranties
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Dehumidifier and warranties

I bought a GE dehumidifier from Home Depot. So far it's lasted me 2 years, but I only run it in the late spring, summer, and early fall. I live in the midwest so I only use it May through October. Not sure if you have a Costco membership, but they usually have great warranties with whatever they sel...
by JLivi
Sun May 12, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Shipping a trombone slide
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Shipping a trombone slide

I recently purchased a King 3b at a reasonable price. My goal is to sell the slide separately and keep the bell. My question is, how would you pack a slide for shipping if/when someone purchased the slide from me? I'm thinking about wrapping the slide in bubble wrap a few times and then putting it i...
by JLivi
Tue May 07, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Mouthpieces
Topic: Olds 3
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Olds 3

I have an "Olds 3" mouthpiece. Needs re-plating I honestly have no use for it. I don't even know what size it's compared to. I'm giving this away for free, as long as buyer covers shipping. $10 shipped

by JLivi
Mon May 06, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: SOLD: King 2b Liberty
Replies: 0
Views: 145

SOLD: King 2b Liberty

I’m selling a King 2b Liberty. I just had the horn serviced. My tech mentioned that this slide is all original and barely has been touched for repairs. 2 dents in one of the stockings but it’s barely noticeable when you play (7.5/10). The bell is good but has noticeable repairs done from a previous ...
by JLivi
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Breaking in a new slide
Replies: 20
Views: 754

Re: Breaking in a new slide

Doug Elliott wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:45 pm
I don't believe that leaning on a horn would bend one of the stockings.
It it wasn't a stocking and an outer section. I really don't know. I don't know why I said stocking :-)
by JLivi
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Breaking in a new slide
Replies: 20
Views: 754

Re: Breaking in a new slide

Well, I found out what happened to this kid's slide. We go to the same repair tech, and it turns out that he did 2 things. 1) started by using rotor oil on his slide and when it wasn't working he then used ultra pure and that combination didn't quite work out for him :-) 2) he leaned on the horn and...
by JLivi
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Breaking in a new slide
Replies: 20
Views: 754

Re: Breaking in a new slide

I would recommend using Trombotine for the break-in period. The cream will act as a cleaning agent to collect the residue from the break-in. The residue is then easily swabbed out of the inner and wiped off of the outer. I would also recommend swabbing everything out and reapply every day after use...
by JLivi
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Breaking in a new slide
Replies: 20
Views: 754

Re: Breaking in a new slide

No water necessary if he's using the Ultra Pure right. I would make sure to clean out the outer slide with a cleaning rod and cheesecloth as well, that's where a lot of the nasty will reside. I'm not too familiar with ultra pure. Interesting that you don't need water. I use yamaha on all of my horn...
by JLivi
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Breaking in a new slide
Replies: 20
Views: 754

Breaking in a new slide

A student of mine purchased a brand new Conn 88HO over the weekend and he is worried about the scratchiness of the slide. I told him not to worry about it and that the slide needs to break in. It's also worth mentioning that before he left the shop they ultrasonically cleaned the horn for him just t...
by JLivi
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Marcus Bonna Cases
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Marcus Bonna Cases

I was lucky enough to get my hands on a used Marcus Bonna Tenor Trombone case. It's been a long road trying to find the right case for me. I play a King 3b and have used a BAM soft pack jazz case for about 10 years, but United busted my first one and then bought me a second one. That 2nd one has eve...
by JLivi
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Cronkhite/Torpedo Bags Gig Bags
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Cronkhite/Torpedo Bags Gig Bags

Would you mind posting a link to which one you ordered? I'm curious to know which ones are new. I always thought the Cronkhite bags on Hickeys were the older
by JLivi
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Cases
Topic: Cases for Sale
Replies: 9
Views: 2962

Re: Cases for Sale

I have a 9" bell H.N. White horn, if you think it might fit the 4B case. I'm curious! (Also, the Dropbox link doesn't seem to still work.) That sounds like a 5b. I'm not sure if the king 4b case will fit, but I also don't know. If I would to guess, I'd say it would fit because I don't know many cas...
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

Also, Burgerbob, you should do a quick youtube video about your 3b in the SKB 360. Your videos about cases are very helpful. There need to be more videos on youtube about this stuff.
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

If nothing else, the SKB 360 (man I feel like a shill for those guys) will fit and is tiny. It's what I use for my 3B. I don't like using a case that's way larger than my horn, just a qualm of mine. I have a buddy that uses the SKB 360 and he loves it. I'm coming from a BAM Softpack Jazz case, whic...
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

You can buy Crown Royal bags in various sizes. With or without the booze. https://www.amazon.com/Crown-Royal-Purple-Large-Dice/dp/B00TEUTGFC/ref=asc_df_B00TEUTGFC/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=167137470607&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10834962462758655307&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcmdl=&...
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

Burgerbob wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:03 pm
There are definitely better cases out there for a small tenor than the Eastman.
I'm hoping this MB case, that holds up to a 9" bell isn't too big for my 3b. I know it's pretty customizeable, and the guy is selling it for a really low price. So I'm excited to test it out.
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

This is going to sound crazy, but I'm going to look at a used Marcus Bonna case tomorrow. I just am not feeling the Eastman case. If I like the MB case, then I'm not going to worry about this anymore :-) But I did buy the tenor sax neck pouch and it was obnoxiously large. So if anyone goes that rout...
by JLivi
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: High Ab unstable
Replies: 69
Views: 2074

Re: High Ab unstable

Not that this helps anyone, but I didn't secure my high Ab until I started playing Whitney Houston's "Wanna Dance With Somebody" on a regular basis. It modulates from Gb to Ab, and in my part I play about 32 high Ab's in that chart. It's my own fault as I arranged the horn chart. But what it did for...
by JLivi
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Instruments & Parts
Topic: FS: King 606 bell
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: FS: King 606 bell

Anyone in the market for a 606 bell for a project, or use for those gigs where you don’t want to endanger your 3B bell? Not interested, but I've always wonder, does a 606 bell fit with a 3b slide? I'm assuming that's what you meant when you said "for those gigs where you don’t want to endanger your...
by JLivi
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Finding the custom horn for me
Replies: 88
Views: 3262

Re: Finding the custom horn for me

Might as well try them out if I'm already in the state was my ideology. And by no means is a 42 "inferior" in my eyes, I've played on plenty. The horn just doesn't sit with me well to say it best. Like I said before, I'm just trying to inform myself of these horns and how they play with me personal...
by JLivi
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: (Classifieds) Cases
Topic: FS: A bunch of tenor cases!
Replies: 45
Views: 24652

Re: FS: A bunch of tenor cases!

I know it's different from city to city, but any idea how much it costs to ship a case? Is it usually around the same price as shipping a horn?
by JLivi
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: unmarked trombone
Replies: 7
Views: 427

Re: unmarked trombone

So I had the owner measure the diameter of the bell and it turns out that it's 8.5 inches. Just curious, what's a B&S yellow bell? I know what a yellow brass bell is, but B&S? So you're thinking they took a Conn 72h slide and paired with with whatever that valve is for, possibly an 88h, and replaced...
by JLivi
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: unmarked trombone
Replies: 7
Views: 427

unmarked trombone

I was digging around the internet and found this trombone. I thought maybe it had a Conn valve, and also looks like a large bore horn. Any idea what this could be?
by JLivi
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Modification & Repair
Topic: Interesting eBay Post - 3 bells for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Interesting eBay Post - 3 bells for sale

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I just came across a few bells that are listed for sale on eBay. It's hard to tell the condition, but didn't know if anyone would be interested in this. Conn 50h Yamaha F Attachment (can't tell what it is) Reynolds https://www.ebay.com/itm/F-...
by JLivi
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: YSL-648 Stuffy low register w/trigger
Replies: 19
Views: 996

Re: YSL-648 Stuffy low register w/trigger

Alan Raph will show you the way... https://youtu.be/ikuXR_MU3KI 5:43: - "Ah, that's good because it sounded bad. I have some room for improvement." He got so excited to sound bad. LOL!!! I wish more players, mainly my students, understood that sounding bad isn't necessarily a bad thing, but they mu...
by JLivi
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Accessory Pouch
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Accessory Pouch

https://www.hickeys.com/music/brass/trombone/accessories/other_bass_trombone_accessories/products/sku012148-cronkhite-mkp-accessory-kit-pouchmedium-85-x-6-inches.php That's exactly like the cronkhite pouch, sold separately. Awesome, thanks! Just out of curiosity, is there anything else out there th...

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