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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Three Valves » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:59 am

I’d like the last six feet or so of the Lucerne made of fiberglass to get it under 20lbs.
Who needs four valves??

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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Wyvern » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:55 am

Casca Grossa wrote:3/4 5 rotary CC

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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Doc » Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:31 pm

Casca Grossa wrote:3/4 5 rotary CC


Oh yeah!
All that, plus $8.00, will get you a venti at Starbucks.
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby cktuba » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:58 pm

Wyvern wrote:
KKORO wrote:I would like an "Anton" like tuba made "high grade."

There is a completely new high-grade rotary CC in development



Any more news on this? I'd love to see something similar in size to the MW Tuono, with bell shape similar to the BBb Kaiser.
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Wyvern » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:42 pm

cktuba wrote:
Wyvern wrote:
KKORO wrote:I would like an "Anton" like tuba made "high grade."

There is a completely new high-grade rotary CC in development



Any more news on this? I'd love to see something similar in size to the MW Tuono, with bell shape similar to the BBb Kaiser.

That is one waiting in line for development. Won’t be before 2020
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Wyvern » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:46 pm

Three Valves wrote:I’d like the last six feet or so of the Lucerne made of fiberglass to get it under 20lbs.

That is actually been considered, but I prefer carbon fibre.
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby doddyhop » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:31 pm

A smaller York CC or Large 5/4 CC looking like a 5450 Thor or PT6 with York style tubing configuration.
True/Large 5/4 CC. Not Wyvern 5/4 ("4.5/4").
5 Rotary Kaiser CC similar to Melton 197/2
F tuba that is very large for an F tuba to which may feel a bit like a contrabass tuba
Other Keyed Bass Trumpet: C or Eb
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Wyvern » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:23 am

doddyhop wrote:A smaller York CC or Large 5/4 CC looking like a 5450 Thor or PT6 with York style tubing configuration.
True/Large 5/4 CC. Not Wyvern 5/4 ("4.5/4").
5 Rotary Kaiser CC similar to Melton 197/2
F tuba that is very large for an F tuba to which may feel a bit like a contrabass tuba
Other Keyed Bass Trumpet: C or Eb

You will be pleased that some of those are planned...
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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Ace » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:52 pm

Glad to see that some consideration is being given to offering a keyed bass trumpet in C. I hope it includes 4 rotors and smooth-working triggers for tuning the third, first, and fourth valve slides.

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Re: Wessex Tubas - what would you like?

Postby Tubaing » Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:41 pm

3 valve compensating student model tuba.

Compensating Double student model french horn.
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