FS Set of Conn Minick Bass Valves

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mrdeacon
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FS Set of Conn Minick Bass Valves

Post by mrdeacon » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:11 pm

Hi guys!

So I'm putting out feelers for selling my set of Conn Minick Bass Valves.



I just had these guys taken off my full Minick bass trombone and had them replaced with Olsen rotors. I have no plans on ever selling my Minick (the Olsens improved the horn notably!) and I'm not sentimental when it comes to hanging on to parts.

I might regret selling these but what ever. I've sure had my fair share of leadpipes and mouthpieces I've regretted selling!

Valves are in decent shape and perfect for a project or franken horn. I am unsure if these valves are stock or if Minick modified them. I had John Sandhagen look at them after he took them off my horn and he said he didn't see anything that would make him think they were modified. I did not get a chance to measure them with calipers. I do know that on another example of a Minick bass almost identical to mine the valves were modified. So for full disclosure. I dunno if they've been tinkered with!! They did blow well on the horn.

Only bad things about the valves are they are old and do leak a bit. There is also the patch done on the first valve. Rob Stewart did the work on that and the valve is as good as can be considering it has a patch. I had no issues getting them to seel with thick valve oil. I just wanted tighter seeling valves on my everyday axe which is why I had them replaced.

Make me an offer on these. I have a vague price in my head of what I'd like to get for them. I'll take offers accordingly considering the patch on the first valve. Lowball offer would be like $100-$150 for the pair so as long as your offer is similar or higher we can figure something out!

Thanks guys! If I have to keep these valves I won't complain!
Getzen 3047AFR 2000s, Elliott XT
Bach 42 1973, Elliott XT
Conn 6h, Elliott XT
Minick Bass Trombone 1980s, Symington 1 1/2
mrdeacon
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Re: FS Set of Conn Minick Bass Valves

Post by mrdeacon » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:12 pm

Still for sale!

Still would like to get $150ish shipped for the pair but feel free to send me offers! I'll consider anything!
Getzen 3047AFR 2000s, Elliott XT
Bach 42 1973, Elliott XT
Conn 6h, Elliott XT
Minick Bass Trombone 1980s, Symington 1 1/2
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Re: FS Set of Conn Minick Bass Valves

Post by HawaiiTromboneGuy » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:35 pm

PM and email sent.
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mrdeacon
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Re: FS Set of Conn Minick Bass Valves

Post by mrdeacon » Fri May 03, 2019 5:09 pm

Still here. Someone want them for $120 shipped? Best offer? Take me out for dinner and a movie?

Consider from this point on still available unless I have these marked as sold!
Getzen 3047AFR 2000s, Elliott XT
Bach 42 1973, Elliott XT
Conn 6h, Elliott XT
Minick Bass Trombone 1980s, Symington 1 1/2
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