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TubaChristmas Sousaphone Bell Covers

Postby Z-Tuba Dude » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:05 am

Hey Guys,

I noticed on the TubaChristmas link referenced in another thread (http://www.tubachristmas.com/merchandise.htm), that they have bell covers available through Earl C. Benson & Associates.

My limited experience with another type of bell cover was that the sound was too muffled. I guess it depends on the type of material used.

Does anyone have experience playing with one of the TC bell covers on their horns? If so, what are your impressions?

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Re: TubaChristmas Sousaphone Bell Covers

Postby Three Valves » Thu May 18, 2017 3:37 pm

Or from stretchable covers dot com??
Who needs four valves??

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Re: TubaChristmas Sousaphone Bell Covers

Postby fenne1ca » Thu May 18, 2017 6:42 pm

I've yet to find a bell cover that didn't muffle at least a bit. For a TubaChristmas or mega-ensemble, though, who cares as long as everyone is having fun?

(If you truly must decorate, colored masking tape is great for inscribing festive text around your bell).
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