Winner of the Horn Contest

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Sofus, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Bob Grier

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    You mean I came in third. very cool!
     
  2. veery715

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    50BMG? Is that the BAR? Tuba bore size!

    Look, we know that trumpets (and horns, Vulgano Brother) and firearms have much in common. They project. They have a bore (and a size). Triggers are more ubiquitous on guns. Slides. Action. Tone. Grip (time to get one). Receivers! Bolts? (well, the audience...) Magazine (ITG Journal).

    Duck! Its an olympic fanfare!

    veery
     
  3. Peter McNeill

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    Hey Sofus,
    Check your glasses,
    If you check that photo in my album, it say "My BG trumpets and cornets"
    That shows 2xBb 1xC and 2xcornets...these are Chinese, photo taken in my Shanghai Apartment for insurance, before coming home.
    I can happily show any of my horns...not all are in the Album.
    AND please add 1 more, I found another peashooter. I have 3 peashooters in total.
     
  4. rowuk

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    It is not he with the most goodies, rather he that gets to perform with all of them the most.

    I have 14 that are all worked pretty hard - no sleepers.
     
  5. Peter McNeill

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    Ahh - so the rules change...
     
  6. Peter McNeill

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    I have no sleepers, just some that rest a while between blows.
    All are in perfect, playable condition.

    I am not a pro- I just enjoy it. That's my sin..
    Cheers
     
  7. Peter McNeill

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    As far as Fire-arms go: We Aussies are a bit restricted.
    Our Government had a Buy-back scheme, and heavy registration rules and penalties

    So we don't partake of Firearm comparisons.... politically incorrect for us.
    AND we do not have hand-guns.

    Maybe Best Photo Competition is a good Comp. ???
     
  8. Sofus

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    Maybe this competition was a kind of

    SHOOT-OUT

    itslef, Peter?:roll:
     
  9. Bear

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    Oh man, Peter... I'm sorry my friend. If you ever come to the USA and are in my neck of the woods, I'll take you out for a great day on the range! I've heard of that and it didn't cross my mind when posting. I actually heard a story from years ago (one of my friends father) who lived in Australia....

    Apparently, this guy robbed a bank, took off in a car in the outback. He wouldn't stop for the police or anything. So hours go by and hte cops aretailing him. Car finally reaches its limit in the rough terrain and stalls. The robber gets out and starts running. Cops calmy pull up, yell for him to stop and proceed after him at a leisurly walk. A few hours later the cops come upon the man laying under a small bush trying to get shade. They try to arrest him but he resists so they just pull out their sidearms and shoot him. The scavengars will take care of teh body, they have the car and he money. Nice little clean up.

    Not sure how true it is, but it made for a great story of his time there. He was an American policeman doing some sort of contracting over there about 40 years ago.
     
  10. richtom

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    Renold Schilke not only made thousands of horns with his name on them, he was an Olympic marksman. Plus he was principal trumpet in the Chicago Symphony.
    I don't think anyone here can top that.
    RT
     

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