New Way to Add Mass

Discussion in 'Trumpet Repair and Modification' started by Dale Proctor, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. fraserhutch

    fraserhutch Mezzo Piano User

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    I love the view down the bell :)
     
  2. SteveRicks

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    Liquid steel or JB weld. Why use a little when you can use a lot?
     
  3. Brad-K

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    Looks like my dad worked on it.
     
  4. Conntribution

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    Nah, that's real solder all right. See, in the olden dayes plumber's solder came in bar form, not coiled up like wire. Also. When that repair was done, there were little on no specialized tools available to the amateur. Mostly a petrol blowtorch and a large wood-handled soldering, or "tinning" copper. Excess of super low temp solder is a sign of an early do-it-yourself repair.
     
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  5. tobylou8

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    OR, my grandad! He couldn't find his scraper once so he used a screwdriver to get the ice off the window. It worked so well, he used it on the hood of the car. "What's all this green stuff in the ice"?:oops:

    Maybe an attempt at a heavy horn! :woop:
     
  6. Ed Lee

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    Yep, pack the cast iron drain pipe with oakem and seal it with bar solder. Those were the days as a young boy that it was amusing to watch the plumber work. WARNING: working with lead is toxic and poisonous!
     
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  7. RRVancil

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    Hey! They forgot to fill in the holes at either end.ROFL
     
  8. Conntribution

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    Yeah, playing it oughta be a lead pipe cinch, if they can find a leadpipe. Or is that lead pipe???
     

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