Eb Front Piston Tuba ‘Gnagey’ – TE465H

€4,648.00 

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  • Eb Front Piston Tuba ‘Gnagey’ – TE465H

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Developed in collaboration with instrument builder Sam Gnagey, this Eb combines the best of American and British tuba design to make a superb, free blowing bass tuba with an easy high register and probably the best low response possible on an Eb tuba.

 

Specifications

  • 4 piston and 1 rotary valve
  • Bell: 16¾ ” (420mm)
  • Bore: 0.69″ (17.5 mm), 0.748” (19 mm) rotary valve
  • Height: 34.6″ (880mm)
  • Weight: 18lb (8 kg)

Special Features

  1. Handcrafted
  2. Gold brass leadpipe
  3. Large valve buttons
  4. Lever for easy 1st slide pull
  5. All nickel silver slides
  6. Direct rotary valve linkage
  7. Nickel silver strengthening plates
  8. Hardened bell
  9. Lightweight foambody case with robust wheels
  10. HB mouthpiece
Sam Gnagey writes:
The concept was from my idea of an EE-flat that a well known manufacturer could have and should have built years ago…I have to thank Jonathan for giving me the opportunity to make the concept a reality in brass."

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