Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by crowmanic, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Dale Proctor

    Dale Proctor Utimate User

    Jul 20, 2006
    Heart of Dixie
    He must have had Desmodromic valves...;-)
  2. ATrumpetDude

    ATrumpetDude Piano User

    Sep 15, 2015
    I'll confess I picked up one of those Sandovalve things recently off ebay and have to admit it is pretty cool. It is a little firmer than a typical valve action and really gives your fingers a work out. Also because it is kind of percussive it helps you really hear how 'in time' your fingers are. I know you could do the same thing with a real trumpet but I can leave the sandovalve thing just laying around the living room with the kids and the dog running around and just pick it up whenever I have a spare minute.
  3. crowmanic

    crowmanic Mezzo Piano User

    Nov 9, 2015
    I'm glad you saw that and actually bought one of his gadgets. It is better than pounding on your trumpet keys/valves (don't have to worry about doing something harmful to your trumpet keys or casing).
  4. crowmanic

    crowmanic Mezzo Piano User

    Nov 9, 2015
    You can't beat a good Desmodromic valve, especially when you're shifting your brass knob racing down the runway!!!

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