Not a dumb question. Doable? Absolutely. Worth it? Depends on what your expectations are. Find a tech who is experienced with this type of alteration-the wrong person will butcher the job.
Agreed! I had it done on my Bach 50 at Osmun Brass in Massachusetts back in the mid 90's. I believe a tech there named Steve Shires may have done the work...
Sadly, adding an Edwards slide made more of a difference to the "playablilty" of that horn!