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Ziess BBb

Postby hrender » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:19 pm

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Re: Ziess BBb

Postby groth » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:18 pm

Cool horn, too bad it has all those rear/upper bow dents.
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Re: Ziess BBb

Postby bigtubby » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:41 pm

groth wrote:Cool horn, too bad it has all those rear/upper bow dents.

Meh, dents no biggie. I wonder how badly the clockspring mechanisms were butchered to "retrofit" the Kentucky Coil Spring mods. :\
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Re: Ziess BBb

Postby royjohn » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:02 pm

I have this horn's twin brother and it plays well. Took it to Dan Schultz for a look and he tightened up the linkages and didn't see any reason to mess with the springs...the valves work fine. Those dents would probably be accessible to a magnet/ball, so they aren't a great problem to get straightened out.

I was interested to see this as I got a much better price on mine and it is in better shape overall... :D :D :D
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