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  1. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    Imperial is that all the three valve ones I've come across here have been the lesser model and the layout is different to the Imperial. The problem is that none of the important parts, valves and slides, are interchangable between the models.
  2. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    That makes kt a bit more complicated. Not much sound coming out the bell on that one. Do you have any idea of manufacturing date for it and it is definitely an imperial?
  3. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    No worries mate. The three valve has a different spacing to the 4 valve 3rd slide, but if I find one I'll let you know.
  4. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    I have looked into this locally as there is a person here in Adelaide that does provide this service. The cost for manufacturing was very high and it would be provided in raw brass only. I will use this source as a last resort, but it does make an instrument that is only occasionally used and...
  5. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    Yes you are correct the first slide and the third slide are the same diameter tubing and spacing, so if I could find either one it would be good. The other thing that I have found out is the slide sizes are the same right back to the Boosey & Co. 4 valve Eb with the higher placed 4th valve. Even...
  6. D J Tuit

    Tuba 3rd valve tuning slide missing in action

    I am principally a trombone player, but sometimes I help out smaller combinations playing an Eb tuba. Recently I acquired a resonable condition post 2WW 4 valve B&H Imperial tuba but unfortunately the third valve tuning slide is missing. Can anyone help with a replacement slide at a resonable price?
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