Re: Re: Re: Advice on purchasing a C tuba

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Posted by David on June 28, 2002 at 17:34:37:

In Reply to: Re: Re: Advice on purchasing a C tuba posted by Doug on June 28, 2002 at 16:21:07:

Differences? The PT-4 and the Mirafone are made overseas. The Conn is American made. The Mirafone is rotary valved. The Conn and the PT are both piston. I think, but am not sure, that the bell on the mirafone has a smaller diameter than the other two. I think the Conn has the best choices in terms of finish (laquer, satin laquer, silver, satin silver) I think a satin laquer horn would just be cool. The thing with all three of these is that the have alot in common (size, price, other features) and to make a good decision you will have to play them and pick the one that fits you the best.

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