[Trombone-l] Stuffiness, trumpets

Earl Needham earl.kd5xb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 16:04:25 CST 2019


Thanks,  Eric.  Sounds good.

Earl



On Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 3:26 PM Eric Edwards <eric at proinstrumentrepair.com>
wrote:

> Hi Earl  I would check the water key(s) first, then the fit of the
> mouthpiece,  then the valve alignment.
>
> Next take it to a tech
>
> and THEN think about drilling the mouthpiece!!
>
>
> Eric
>
>
> Eric Edwards
> Professional Instrument Repair
> 972.795.5784
>
>
>
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> On 3/27/2019 3:55 PM, Earl Needham via Trombone-l wrote:
> > Her rage, thanks.  If I go drilling a mouthpiece it'll be one from the
> junk
> > drawer first.
> >
> > Haven't got home yet,  but when I do I'll check valve alignment and
> > everything else first.
> >
> > Earl
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 2:06 PM Ervin, Thomas R - (ervint) <
> > ervint at email.arizona.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> Earl, I’m no expert repairman, tinkerer, not trumpeter.
> >> But before altering/risking any mouthpiece she likes, be real sure the
> >> trumpet doesn’t have a hole in it, a leak, a misaligned valve, or a
> pencil
> >> stub.
> >>
> >> Tom Ervin
> >> ervint at email.arizona.edu
> >> Prof of trombone, Univ Arizona (Emeritus)
> >> ...now a recovering trombone player... ; >)
> >> (520) 743-5062
> >> website:    tom-ervin.com
> >>
> >>
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