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Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby Oldschooltuba » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:16 pm

I have no experience with this model. What do you'll think?
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Re: Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby Beans&Tuba » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:23 pm

I own one . it is a fantastic tuba.
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Re: Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby GC » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:58 pm

Do you consider it top-heavy? That's the only real criticism I've ever read of the 289.
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Re: Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby hrender » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:54 pm

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Re: Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby Oldschooltuba » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:58 pm

Thanks Hal
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Re: Miraphone 289 Opinions

Postby Beans&Tuba » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:14 pm

The 289 is not light. 41 inches tall, 18.5 inch bell . Top heavy ? Haven't noticed that in the 5 years that I've owned mine .It drains fantastically.Plays wonderfully .
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