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Postby Basement » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:12 pm

Looking for my first personal horn for college, budget is shy of $5k
I've looked all around and I'm still not sure what would be a "good deal" and what isn't.
Hoping someone can lend a helping hand.
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby summittubaline08 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:48 pm

I am selling my John Packer CC tuba. It would be a great horn for college!

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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby Aglenntuba » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:45 pm

I'm selling my 5/4 CC built by Norm Epley! This would be a great horn for college. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=79455
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby jaystill » Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:34 am

Hi, are you a tuba player or euphonium player? I have a professional euphonium for sale within your budget. See here:
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby KiltieTuba » Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:55 am

Isn't the Conn 28D the go to horn or whatever the Holton equivalent is?
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby adelarosa » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:00 am

Should you still be looking for a great college (and post-college horn) you can't go wrong with Stephen's 2145 posted on this board. And it's right there in South Cali. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=83655
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby tubaguybern » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:52 pm

If you're still looking I'm selling my Cerveny 686 viewtopic.php?t=83629" target="_blank
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby dweston58 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:59 pm

I have a miraphone 186 cc 1958/1959 rotary valve tuba, raw brass natural patina, clockwork springs, Miraphone gig bag comes with for the horn. Am located in Central Florida. Bob Carpenter has played horn and loved it. My number is 321-537-3545
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Re: Decent Horn for College

Postby pauvog1 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:33 am

Maybe schedule a lesson with a local college tuba professor / teacher / pro that does private lessons in your area and see if they can provide you some specific feedback. They may have a good lead in your area to a nice horn.
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