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Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4200

Postby Tabor » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:35 pm

This "Frankentuba" is in Springfield, MA. It looks and plays great. The bugle is a W. Nirschl J-700, which is a very nice bugle. I replaced the valves, leadpipe and the main tuning slide with mostly King stuff. The main slide is from a J. W. York and Sons part, but the large leg is new Mirafone tubing. I put a small ring on the underside of the first slide, so a band could be attached and wrapped around the brace below if desired. This tuba comes with a W. Nirschl "MTS style" (not MTS) hard case.

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Re: Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4250

Postby obreitys » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:47 pm

Beautiful job. That floating leadpipe adds a nice touch!
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Re: Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4250

Postby Tabor » Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:17 pm

obreitys wrote:Beautiful job. That floating leadpipe adds a nice touch!


Thanks.

It plays as well as it looks.
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Nirschl/king BBb tuba $4250

Postby Tabor » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:37 am

Bump for this beauty. I'll consider trades in part.
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Re: Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4250

Postby DouglasJB » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:17 pm

Tabor has built 1 horn for me and modified another, if I was in the market for a GOOD BBb tuba, I would jump on this horn. He does an amazing job on these.
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Re: Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4250

Postby Tabor » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:05 am

DouglasJB wrote:Tabor has built 1 horn for me and modified another, if I was in the market for a GOOD BBb tuba, I would jump on this horn. He does an amazing job on these.



Thank you, DouglasJB.
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Re: Modified W. Nirschl BBb tuba $4200

Postby Tabor » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:26 pm

Bump for (slightly) lower price.
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