Re: Re: 45 & 46 SLP

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Posted by Martin Matthies on July 25, 2002 at 03:10:13:

In Reply to: Re: 45 & 46 SLP posted by Christian Klein on July 24, 2002 at 18:40:49:

There is not too much to add to Christian Klein's follow-up as far as the idea behind the model is concerned.

However, let me just confirm that the instruments have the same bottom bow and 1st branch, even if those look a little different on the 2 photos.

On technical details, the only addition would be that the 5th valve (left hand index finger) is a long wholestep and the 6th is a long halftone (left hand midle finger) - usually, it is the other way with a Melton model 46 or model 46S.

The halftone trigger on the 46SLP (and also on the 45SLP) is operated with the left hand thumb.

This information can be found on a special page of the Website - see the post below - or of course on the F-tuba page .

Hope this helps.

Martin Matthies
Wenzel Meinl GmbH
Seniweg 4
D-82538 Geretsried

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