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    Valve Alignment at Home

    Hi 2nd Tenor. Thanks for the reply. The ports come into play when the 1st valve is depressed. The extra tubing via the slide may be a tuning aid for 1st valve? Confusingly though the bottom port does lead to the 4th valve. My main concern though, is if there is some misalignment...
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    Valve Alignment at Home

    Hi Dave. The Neo as opposed to the 642 has a 90 deg slide on the first valve casing. Think this has been added to aid tuning. On removing the slide and with the valve fully depressed, the ports do not line up and need to travel approx 1/16" to do so. I think this may take a long time to align...
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    Valve Alignment at Home

    There is a small slide at right angle to the first valve casing. The valve is depressed.
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    Valve Alignment at Home

    afternoons The euph plays well but there is some resistance on some notes. Not as clean blowing as I had anticipated. Might give the supplier a ring and see what they advise.
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    Valve Alignment at Home

    Bought a brand new Yamaha Neo Euphonium about 2 months ago. The first valve has a slide which is at 90 degrees to the valve casing. On removing the slide you can see that the ports are out of line by about a 1/16" (1.5mm). The valve isn't travelling far enough to line up. I am...
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    For Sale - Besson Sovereign 967 Euphonium.

    Yes. It is still for sale.
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    For Sale - Besson Sovereign 967 Euphonium.

    For sale - Besson Sovereign 967 Euphonium, in silver plate finish, 2 years old. In excellent working condition. No dings. Some light cosmetic scratches. Case included. I am based in Leicester. Would prefer that you try before you buy. £ 4000. Plus packing and postage. Regards. Mike.
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    Sold/Expired B & H. 4 Valve Imperial Euphonium - For Sale.

    Instrument now sold. Just out of interest, had 4 serious enquiries. Thanks for your interest.
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    Sold/Expired B & H. 4 Valve Imperial Euphonium - For Sale.

    Boosey and Hawkes 4 valve Imperial Euphonium for sale. Bright Silver plate finish. No dings and only superficial scratches. Have had this from new since around 1981. Serial No 638462. Supplied complete with original hard case. Based near Leicester would prefer collection or meet part way...
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