It feels good...

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by VetPsychWars, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Fortissimo User

    Nov 8, 2006
    Greenfield WI
    A while ago, a player called me, he heard about Buescher horns and could I advise him what to buy so he could try one?

    It so happened that a Buescher Model 280 fluegel horn became available. He bought it... and loved it.

    He was interested in more.

    I watch eBay anyways to see what might be available and clue in friends, and I'm sort of looking for empty cases.

    Last week, two "buy it now" came up, one for a $75 late 50s Aristocrat cornet in fantastic condition, and a late 40s "The 400" for $375. He bought both.

    Because this man has been so enthusiastic, I took a Duo-Cup 88-D mouthpiece out of the pile (which is fortunately almost gone) and sent it to him. Passion needs reward.

    He's received the mouthpiece today and also has received the cornet, which he loves.

    It makes me happy to share the information that these Buescher horns are of such high quality. I cannot wait to hear from him when he receives the Model 225 "The 400" trumpet. I think he will also find it as amazing as the others he already has.

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  2. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

    Aug 2, 2010
    North Carolina
    I appreciate your advice very much!
  3. mchs3d

    mchs3d Mezzo Forte User

    Sep 30, 2005
    Provo, UT
    What is it about Buescher that gives it an almost "cult-like" following?
  4. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

    Jan 28, 2011
    Dayton, Ohio
    I know. You would NEVER see that kind of behavior in a Martin Committee or Olds Recording owner.:noway:
  5. Rapier

    Rapier Forte User

    Jul 18, 2011
    Or a Wild Thing. :cool:
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  6. ConnDirectorFan

    ConnDirectorFan Fortissimo User

    Nov 5, 2010
    United States
    No idea, because whenever someone gets a nice Conn or Yamaha, we all gladly send our congratulations, then sit back and wait for the next case because there doesn't seem to be a "main advocate" for either brand overall [that I know of, at least]... :think:
    I say that because Conn has Bochawa for Greenleaf era horns, Christine Derksen [though not on this forum?] for Elkhart-era horns, and other fans of similar.
    Yamaha...I have no idea...
  7. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Fortissimo User

    Nov 8, 2006
    Greenfield WI
    It's the best horn you've never heard of. Once you play one, you wonder why it's been kept a secret.

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  8. Cornyandy

    Cornyandy Fortissimo User

    Jan 9, 2010
    East Yorkshire
    Or even a Kanstul Flugel :evil:
  9. Sethoflagos

    Sethoflagos Utimate User

    Aug 7, 2013
    Lagos, Nigeria
  10. Dale Proctor

    Dale Proctor Utimate User

    Jul 20, 2006
    Heart of Dixie
    I got to play some of Tom's Bueschers and they are great horns. The flugelhorn was especially nice..

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