Trumpet Manuals/Catalogs

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by gmonady, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. SteveRicks

    SteveRicks Fortissimo User

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    GM, so do people actually care for their committee's this way? I would think that oxidation from so much water exposure would become a problem over the years. Wht do you do with yours?
     
  2. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    I do what the instructions tell me to do. I flush it with water once a month, then send valve oil down the first slide on my next playing. The valves remain lightening fast, and I would like to believe, as a result of caring for the horn as so directed.

    AND if not mistaken, this response makes me an Utimate user. I feel the same when it comes to the Martin Committee. Since playing it now 7 months, I feel like an utimate user of this fine piece of equipment.
     
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  3. Dale Proctor

    Dale Proctor Utimate User

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    Here's an interesting one. The Bach cup lettering system originally corresponded (more or less) to the key of the horn it was to be used on.

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  4. SteveRicks

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    Dale,

    That is neat. Interesting that B models"have B natural trumpet cups". - I'm not even familiar with a B natural horn. While numbering and lettering systems maymake logical sense to many, I still wish one system had been used from the start that was easy to understand and intuitive. Anyway, thanks for sharing.
     

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