Recommedation on a horn that I'm just going to give away

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by musicallychallenged, May 12, 2009.

  1. daniel starz

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  2. operagost

    operagost Forte User

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    Shopgoodwill.com. I picked up my student Bach cornet there for $25 plus $16 shipping. I could have even done better; I've seen more attractive horns (this one's lacquer is terrible) go for even less, but they probably aren't as straight as mine. It needs a slide freed up, but that is typical in this range and my tech will likely do it for $15.
     
  3. Dale Proctor

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    Yes...:D

    Good luck with your project. I just gave away another cornet this weekend to a friend who's going through some lean times. That has tapped me out of disposable horns for now, though.
     
  4. veery715

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    Would she be able to use a cornet?

    veery
     
  5. Bill Martin

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    Check local pawn shops and ebay. Olds Ambassadors can be had cheaply, and are great horns.
    Bill Martin
     
  6. musicallychallenged

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    I don't see why not. They play in the same key and the finger mechanics are the same. And I believe that the middle school band's brass section has both cornets and trumpets.

    Thanks. I never even thought of expanding my search to include cornets.
     
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    Yeah! Yeah! :roll:
     
  8. daniel starz

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    it seems like around dec.08 , a young man in school from Illinois was looking for a cornet or trumpet .
    any way after a couple hours on craigslist searching around his area i found 4 or 5 really nice horns , really cheap enough that i thought about buying them , "ha" my son thought i was crazy so i stopped looking .:dontknow:
     
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