Mistake: Vaseline on slides

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Cpt.Funk, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. BigDub

    BigDub Fortissimo User

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    If you have 45 quid it's all yours I guess!!
    The scary thing is I pretty much do the same thing with my tuning slides on my trumpet. The valve oil part, but I use Selmer slide grease now.
     
  2. Cornyandy

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    Have you guys lost the plot ? A 45 squid horn but with two tiny insignificant dots of Wred Wrot (with a silent W)
     
  3. BigDub

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    The plot seems to keep changing. First you said 45 quid, and now it's 45 squid? What are either one of those things? I know what a squid is, but not so sure of a quid.

    Could you possibly mean;
    quid 1 |kwid|
    noun ( pl. same) Brit., informal
    one pound sterling : we paid him four hundred quid.
    ORIGIN late 17th cent.: of obscure origin.
     
  4. Cornyandy

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    £45 English type pounds

    Quid -- slang for pound
    Squid -- slang for Quid from six pounds being on ill mollusc ie sick squid

    In all seriousness I got a very nice BM Champion, on a buy it now with a tiny bell crease and a couple of tiny tiny spots of red rot for 45 pounds including delivery (about 72 bucks) so I am happy

    the valves fly and the compression is superb, everything moves where it should. My point was that it is the only case of red rot I have ever seen despite vasleineing my valves and lips at regular intervals
     
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  5. BigDub

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    And what a fine education I am receiving from TM.
    Andy, you are one funny character, and thanks for the entertainment. I now have more useless, I mean useful information to clutter this brain of mine.
     
  6. tedh1951

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    Well done Big Dub - we Aussies knew about "unwell crushedasians" already so the plural of quid was obviously squid.
     
  7. Cornyandy

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    It's a good job it didn't cost two of those English currency bits, or I would have had to have admitted to paying for a horn with a pair of knickers
     
  8. tedh1951

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    ..... and the clarity of the English language continues to amaze speakers of other tongues.
     
  9. kingtrumpet

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    i got lost on quid-pro-quo!!!!! ROFL ROFL ROFL
     
  10. Ed Lee

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    I ponder why the Brits did away with the crown and half penny in their monetary coinage. Never could find my way back to the Half-Penny Bar that I think was (or maybe still is) inside a London hotel, possibly the very one I was staying at. Leastwise, then I wasn't paying to stay there, and most of the time I wasn't. Then the days were long and the nights too short.
     

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