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« on: Jul 18, 2017, 11:17AM »

Ever look at your Wessex Bubbie travel tuba and think "man, this thing is great but I wish it looked about 300% more ridiculous and had no quality control"? Well, you're in luck!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Professional-MINi-BBb-TUBA-4-Rotary-valve-Patented-product-With-Case-/182671205240?hash=item2a880d6378:g:I2MAAOSwiA9Za3ba
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« Reply #1 on: Jul 18, 2017, 04:13PM »

I played two at NAMM. Not great. The biggest issue is the bell is below ear level, so you deafen yourself as you play.
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« Reply #2 on: Jul 28, 2017, 10:09AM »

Ever look at your Wessex Bubbie travel tuba and think "man, this thing is great but I wish it looked about 300% more ridiculous and had no quality control"? Well, you're in luck!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Professional-MINi-BBb-TUBA-4-Rotary-valve-Patented-product-With-Case-/182671205240?hash=item2a880d6378:g:I2MAAOSwiA9Za3ba

It looks like it could be used as an artificial human heart.
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« Reply #3 on: Aug 11, 2017, 12:51PM »

There's a Schmeltzer one very similar on ebay.  Hmmmmmmm.....
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« Reply #4 on: Aug 11, 2017, 04:40PM »

It's a different design than the wessex. How does that equate to "no quality control"?
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« Reply #5 on: Aug 11, 2017, 10:42PM »

It's a different design than the wessex. How does that equate to "no quality control"?

It isn't made by Wessex...
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