Tuba Purchase

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Posted by Lyle Mundell on May 27, 2000 at 09:18:36:

I am planning to purchase a tuba for use in a community concert band of about 50 members.
We play indoors and outdoors. I live in Bismarck, ND. There isn't a tuba at a retail site in the state. Due to this, I am trying to put together the specificatiions for the proper tuba to buy to fit the need.

At this point the following seems like what is needed. A 4/4 BBb, 3 valve (preferably front with a front facing bell. We play for enjoyment. This rules out a higher level instrument. I feel that a good used tuba in King, Conn or Miraphone should fit the bill.

I would greatly appreciate any comments or suggestions any one might have for this project.

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