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F tuba slide length

Postby Frank Ortega » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:13 am

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone knows what the slide lengths for an f tuba should be?

I think the 2nd slide on my Weltklang F tuba is too long.

How hard is it to trim a 2nd slide from a rotary set?

Thanks!
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Re: F tuba slide length

Postby The Big Ben » Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:05 pm

Art Hovey has a downloadable Excel spreadsheet where you can plug in the numbers and get the tubing lengths. It's about a third of the way down the page. If there are any details about using it (other than plugging in numbers) maybe Art could chime in.

http://galvanizedjazz.com/tuba.html
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