Certain questions come up often on TubeNet. Before making a new post about one of these issues, please check these links to see if the information you seek is already here.
Rotary v. Piston
Discussions of the pros and cons of these two valve technologies.
Silver v. Lacquer v. Raw Brass
Discussions of the pros and cons of these finishes.
Discussions of tubas sold by Big Mouth Brass, M&M, Mack Brass, Packer, Schiller, Tempest Agility, Wessex, and others.
Tuba for College
Discussions of what tuba to buy for college, and where to go to college to study tuba.
BBb vs CC
Discussions about the pros and cons of these contrabass tubas.
Eb vs F
Discussions about the pros and cons of these bass tubas.
Tuba Shank sizes
Information about the various sizes of tuba mouthpiece shanks (Euro, American, etc.)
Especially reading treble clef parts.