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« Reply #20 on: Jul 13, 2017, 10:24AM »

I also had to have an early R9 shortened (#27). I think the early horns had a tendency to be flat with larger mouthpieces.

I believe much of the development was done by a player using a 2G which may have had something to do with this.
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« Reply #21 on: Jul 13, 2017, 10:47PM »

If you only have to cut 2 tubes instead of four, it isn't too bad.  Just take off the crook, trim, put it back on and make sure you don't screw up the alignment.

I screw that up, but I have seen a couple of slide guys do this really well and really quick.

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Andy

Yup, very easy. Slides were very straight said the repairman, no wear on the inside of the outer tubes at all
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