Bass tuba Bottom bow repairs

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by jennyt125, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. jennyt125

    jennyt125 Member

    Hi,
    My tuba has picked up a few too many dings in the bottom bow from gig bag use. Being lacquered (which is pretty good still) i'd rather not attempt the traditional method of removing/replacing the bottom bow.
    Does anyone know or used a repairer who uses the dent balls, balloons or magnets like in the USA?
    Details would be appreicated.
    Thanks, Jenny
     
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  3. matt_BBb_bass

    matt_BBb_bass Member

    I'm pretty sure Trevada use the ball bearings and magnets if i remember correctly! Not 100% sure thought!
     
  4. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    For curiosity's sake, how much does this type of repair usually cost?
     
  5. lowsaints

    lowsaints Member


    The best person to talk to would be Mr Tuba, his repairs are great. Try his website for contact details:tup
     

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