I'm drowning!

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by PiGuy_314, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

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    Two dinosaurs sitting in heavy rain. A boat in the far distance. One says to the other: "Oh no! You said TOMORROW!"...
     
  2. Cornyandy

    Cornyandy Fortissimo User

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    We can do with out the arkane humour
     
  3. coolerdave

    coolerdave Utimate User

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    Is your horn clean?
     
  4. PiGuy_314

    PiGuy_314 Pianissimo User

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    Yes sir. Always.

    ~Noah
     
  5. gmonady

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    To me it sounds like you are blowing your a$$ off. That may be a good thing. It is for me that is. I have had the best gigs ever when I am blowing spit. Carefull though, the next thing that happens is you start blowing your valve slides off. Just ask Mike Wade, professional trumpeter in Cincinnati. I actually hit him in the foot when my second valve slide shot off my horn when I went from a half valved F# to a complete valve down F#. He said he had been shot at before, but never by another trumpet player.
     
  6. gmonady

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    If your dino gets chest pain over this, let me know and I will refer the big fellow to a good Jurassic Surgeon.
     
  7. gmonady

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    Cheers:bravo:

    Hmm.... Tastes a little rusty
     
  8. gmonady

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    We are talking water here, wouldn't that be Artesian humour?
     
  9. Comeback

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    I do not remember your experience level, Noah, but I do remember you assuring readers that you keep your horn clean. When you empty your water-keys do you drain a considerable amount of moisture? Sometimes water-keys can remain plugged or diminished in their effectiveness in spite of routine cleaning. This may be more the case with Amado water-keys than lever-style in my experience. If you have Amados, be aware of hazards associated with tiny spring-driven pieces if you attempt to disassemble them!
    Jim
     
  10. tobylou8

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    I would try and empty more frequently. Unless the excess is causing that wonderful "popping" sound while playing, I wouldn't be too concerned. I empty at every available rest and still will have water pour out my tuning slide when I swab out the lead pipe.
     

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