Meinl Weston 18 Handy Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba

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"Handy" Smaller Tuba!

This instrument is capable of existing on two worlds. It is an excellent advanced student/intermediate horn and can also serve well as a professional instrument in many cases. This compact 4/4 tuba has a deceptively HUGE sound and great projection. With the recent change in the bell from 15.75" to 17.75" the depth of sound has increased nicely.

  • Key: BBb
  • Size: 4/4
  • Bore: .748-inch
  • Bell: 17.75-inch
  • Bell Material: Yellow Brass
  • Bell Position: Upright
  • Number of Valves: 4
  • Valve Position: Front
  • Valve Type: Rotary
  • Valve Material: Brass
  • Features: 3B Ball Bearing Linkages on Both Ends of the Valve Connecting Arm
  • Case: N/A
  • Mouthpiece: N/A
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The Portable Tubist

By Ryan Crum

from Detroit, MI

Comments about Meinl Weston 18 Handy Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba:

I used to play on a 5/4 size horn, but I play a lot of gigs that require running around. So I was shopping for a smaller tuba when I first saw this one. To my surprise, you don't lose any volume or tone for the 3/4 size. It plays just like a larger horn, but with a brighter sound. It is now my only BBb horn. I have no regrets buying this tuba, and I definitely recommend it to any player who is often on the go.

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