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« Reply #20 on: Apr 21, 2017, 03:38PM »

Another write-in - check out the hourglass-shaped counterweight that Edwards has designed for the new straight (no f attachment) version of the Alessi model. I do also like the old King counterweights, and the various modern ones that are based on them, like Shires and Brasslab models.

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« Reply #21 on: Apr 26, 2017, 12:39PM »

I'm into the simple stuff. I love the custom three piece weights like the ones from Brass Lab. Here is my old 42 with a custom 9 oz. weight:

https://goo.gl/photos/s8FMBrXqfr8iFYzg7

I also really dig the "built in" weights on the new Lawler horns.
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« Reply #22 on: Apr 26, 2017, 12:43PM »

I'm into the simple stuff. I love the custom three piece weights like the ones from Brass Lab. Here is my old 42 with a custom 9 oz. weight:



I also really dig the "built in" weights on the new Lawler horns.
No picture...looking forward to seeing it.
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« Reply #23 on: Apr 26, 2017, 12:45PM »

Man the image functionality here is not so straightforward, but there's the link.
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« Reply #24 on: Apr 26, 2017, 12:54PM »

Here's the picture:

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« Reply #25 on: Apr 26, 2017, 06:29PM »

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« Reply #26 on: Apr 27, 2017, 10:02AM »

The old Reynolds "R" is pretty cool, but my favorite has to the the Olds trombone-playing bear.



PLEASE post more photos of this horn. SUPER COOL!!!
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« Reply #27 on: Apr 27, 2017, 11:32AM »

Ive got an Olds Recording from early 1960s with no counterweight. Is it possible to add a counterweight to that?  Love the bear 'weight. Roughly how much would one of those cost?

The Olds Bear is integrated into the bracing on those (very old) horns and not very heavy, either. Some versions have the bear back where the counterweight might be, others have it more forward by the player's ear.

Olds long ago made single screw aftermarket counterweights for Recordings, they are slick but hard to find. Here's mine, way back on the tuning slide:



So you can keep an eye out for one of those if you want the authentic Olds Recording counterweight experience, or use similar offerings from modern makers (if they fit the post).

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« Reply #28 on: Apr 27, 2017, 11:38AM »

Someone else's pic shows the engraving:



 Way cool
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« Reply #29 on: Apr 27, 2017, 11:39AM »

PLEASE post more photos of this horn. SUPER COOL!!!
http://itsabear.com/horns/BearSuper/bearsuper.html
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« Reply #30 on: Apr 28, 2017, 08:02AM »


Thanks so much for that!
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« Reply #31 on: Apr 30, 2017, 02:15AM »




GReenhoe valve section.....nice.....
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« Reply #32 on: Apr 30, 2017, 08:15AM »

GReenhoe valve section.....nice.....
Bach 42 bell and tuning slide, greenhoe valve and Gopp straight gooseneck and counterweight, bach inner slides with Gopp outer. She looks after me.
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« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2017, 08:26AM »

I've never seen one in person, but I always liked the counterweights on the Boosey & Hawkes 523.

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« Reply #34 on: May 19, 2017, 05:26PM »

I've never seen one in person, but I always liked the counterweights on the Boosey & Hawkes 523.


Wow, very cool indeed.
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« Reply #35 on: May 24, 2017, 02:54AM »

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The King HN white weights are my favorite, but some of the stuff DJ has made has been pretty awesome as well

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