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CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby joshealejo » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:02 pm

Hello dear friends!

I am selling my raw brass CC Holton 345. This tuba was made by Holton parts long time ago.

Holton 6/4
4 pistons and 1 rotor
Height: 94cm / 37inch
Bell: 54cm / 21 inches
Bore: 1.93cm / 0.756 inches
The bell is Kanstul.

The 4 pistons are vented and I putted the Yamaha euphonium springs on It, so the action is really light, I also feel that the pistons are more shoter action than the Meinl Weston pistons I have tryed. The slides has been aligned.

No mayor dents, but some little over the body (I can send better pictures from if requiered)

Tuba plays great, very broad big sound, low register sounds like a sub woofer but It is not easy to overblow. I have been told that sound is very comparable to MW 2165, but as I have never tested one, I can not assure that statement but yes, IT SOUNDS BIG. Intonation is like other tubas of this size, requieres some pulling but nothing you can not resolve.

Price for HOLTON 345 and Wilson Flight case (excelent shape) is 5150 (SHIPPING BY GREYHOUND INCLUDED) PM or email me(better) at verita30_11(at)yahoo(dot)es

UPDATE: Tuba is located in North Lauderdale FL and It is ready for shpipping or pick up!

Here are some horn porn for you

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A big hug! :tuba:
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5500

Postby bort » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:34 pm

A quick bump for my friend in Peru -- great looking tuba! That detachable bell seems like a nice convenience on a tuba of this size!
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5500

Postby joshealejo » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:19 am

bort wrote:A quick bump for my friend in Peru -- great looking tuba! That detachable bell seems like a nice convenience on a tuba of this size!


Thank you so much Bort! Still waiting for you here in Peru! Weather is gitting nice here! ;)
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5500 OBO

Postby jonesbrass » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:15 pm

Sweet! :tuba:
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5500 OBO

Postby joshealejo » Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:34 pm

Bump!
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UPDATE!

Postby joshealejo » Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:00 am

-Tuba will be in Florida by Feb 8th

-5150 Shipped by Greyhound
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-5000 picked up in North Lauderdale, Florida

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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby mse0320 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:46 am

I’ve been eyeing this thing ever since I saw it, wish I could get my hands on it!
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby Alex C » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:14 pm

joshealejo wrote:Hello dear friends!

I am selling my raw brass CC Holton 345. This tuba was made by Holton parts long time ago.
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Tuba plays great, very broad big sound, low register sounds like a sub woofer but It is not easy to overblow. I have been told that sound is very comparable to MW 2165, but as I have never tested one, I can not assure that statement but yes, IT SOUNDS BIG. Intonation is like other tubas of this size, requieres some pulling but nothing you can not resolve.

A big hug! :tuba:

The M-W 2165 was designed with a Holton 345 as the guide. A tuba player was having his horn cosmetically overhauled and M-W asked permission to take measurements for their BAT design. So, yeah, they sound alike in many ways. They don't play alike.
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby joshealejo » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:00 am

Lots of interests but still nothing firm yet! Bump!
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby Salazarsam33 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:15 pm

Interested in trading for a Wiseman?
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby the elephant » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:36 pm

Alex C wrote:A tuba player was having his horn cosmetically overhauled and M-W asked permission to take measurements for their BAT design.


I was allowed to read some of the paperwork on that after this person moved to his current home. Interesting stuff, to say the least.

I have both horns and they do sport some solid similarities, but the bells produce a different tone (wall thickness?) and they respond very differently. Once the inner branches were lengthened to remove the 5th and 6th branches the 2165 became a *completely* different instrument from the 345.

They both have their strengths and weaknesses, to be sure.

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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby joshealejo » Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:10 am

Salazarsam33 wrote:Interested in trading for a Wiseman?


I would really think about It if I would not purchased a new CC tuba already! But thanks!

Thanks for the free Bump Mr. Wade! :D
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby joshealejo » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:57 am

It arrived to North Lauderdale!!! Verything is ok and It is ready fo shipping!!! BUMP
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Re: CC Holton 345 $5150 (shipping included) PRICE DROP

Postby joshealejo » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:33 pm

BUMP! Is in USA now!
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