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Gemeinhardt vs BMB

Postby apurdum » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:00 pm

I've read a lot on here about BMB tubas, and I know they are basically spun off from Gemeinhardt. My question is, are there any significant differences between the BMB tubas and the Gemeinhardt tubas.
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Re: Gemeinhardt vs BMB

Postby SousaWarrior9 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:48 pm

As far as I know, the name on the bell is the only difference between the two.
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Re: Gemeinhardt vs BMB

Postby ronr » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:51 pm

They were branded Gemeinhardt before he spun off on his own. I have a Gemeinhardt 3/4 size BBB, which I absolutely love. It always cracks people up when I tell them what kind of horn I have.
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Re: Gemeinhardt vs BMB

Postby NCSUSousa » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:57 am

Here are Mr Barth's own words on the Gemeinhardt tubas - http://www.barthsbrassblog.com/2012/02/journey-to-build-gemeinhardt-tubas.html"%20%20target="_blank

If you go back through his blog archives, you can see how the basic design of these tubas moved from W. Nirschl to Gemeinhardt to BMB, including commentary on his various manufacturing locations.
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Re: Gemeinhardt vs BMB

Postby arpthark » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:07 am

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