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Wessex XL bellfront tuba

Postby pecktime » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:24 pm

Has anyone played this beastie? It's a big BBb rotary tuba with 5 valves and an upright and a removable bell. I'm seriously considering it for my outside/ louder gigs.

I also see there's a Schiller/ jim Laabs version.
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Re: Wessex XL bellfront tuba

Postby TUbajohn20J » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:49 am

I'm not even sure if anyone has bought one of these yet. I know they're custom order from the factory only now since there wasn't a big demand for them. I'd like to try one, though.
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Re: Wessex XL bellfront tuba

Postby Wyvern » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:18 pm

There are several out there with good feedback from customers on how they play and tone, but some people find the XL rather heavy. I believe we have one lacquer XL in our Michigan store.
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