Yamaha 635T FLugelhorn issues it tuning.....

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by larrygk, May 23, 2013.

  1. trumpetsplus

    trumpetsplus Fortissimo User

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    Then I suggest you have a skilled technician check it over. Possibly intonation was the thing that put it into the used market in the first place.
     
  2. coolerdave

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    Ivan ... does brace tension have any effect on tuning?
     
  3. trumpetsplus

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    Good question.

    Short answer is. I don't know.

    Longer answer is, probably yes, as a result of the player needing to compensate for varying response.

    Yet another experiment needing to be done!
     
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  4. tobylou8

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    Could just be a bad apple. I don't know how the gap might affect tuning, but you tried other mpcs. Since it did go in farther it might make it slot wider. :dontknow:
     
  5. larrygk

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    Well thanks to all and this may seem obvious or not so obvious (to check) based on your personal experience. You know the tubing that connects to the 3rd valve casing? Can't really get a snake in there well when I cleaned the flugel, at least on the 635T. You already guessed where I am going with this. Spitball'd the heck out of it and sure enough all this gunk comes out. Blockage. It now tunes fine. (Thanks to John at Bob Reeves for the suggestion on this problem which they have seen many times.) :D
     
  6. Dave Mickley

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    Glad you found the problem, Yamaha s are decent horns. Have fun.
     
  7. Vulgano Brother

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    cleanliness is next to vulganoness.
     
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  8. tobylou8

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    OOPS! Never thought of that since all my horn are clean. Haven't had to clean a new horn since last summer! Hmm, is that a sign??? Glad all is well, that's a good horn.
     

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