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Adams f at BBC

Postby MikeMason » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:13 pm

So, are they "all that"?
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Re: Adams f at BBC

Postby cktuba » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:26 pm

It's been a long time since I've played one... But I remember the HB that this is based on being the nicest F I had ever played. At that time that included the MW 45S, B&S PT 10 Alex, Kalison and the Yamaha 621 and 822.
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Re: Adams f at BBC

Postby imperialbari » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:16 am

Is the leadpipe exchangeable?

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Re: Adams f at BBC

Postby bigboymusic » Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:15 pm

I am from day one, an Eb dude... I have hated 99% of the F tubas I have tried. Mostly due to characteristics I don't like, not sound. I actually owned an Alex for a year that I loved the sound on, but the mid-low range and alternate fingerings drove me batty..

The adams/Hb F is a horn that if I was 25 again with the playing world ahead of me, I would HIGHLY consider. The only way I can describe MY experience with the horn, is that it has the ease of a Yamaha F, with the smooth European sound.... The only F tuba I put in the same category (pistons) is the Gronitz P-125 (at least the couple I got to play out in LA a couple years ago).

Again, we all know that tubas and there human matches are completely based on how YOU feel with it... But again, as an F hater, these are GREAT players...

And FWIW, the YFB 822 CAN be a world class sounding horn.. The right player in combo with a well put together and resonant horn are killer.
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