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Does anyone know how to fix a tuba lead pipe brace? Answered


I play tuba and a lead pipe brace came off. does anyone know how to fix that?

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Dr. Pepper (author)2011-02-28

I play the tuba! Some of the baritones that I play with brake their pipe brace off and we sometimes fix them with just simple duck/duct tape. I know it sounds kinda stupid but it works. Or you could just go down to your local music shop and ask them to fix it.

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orksecurity (author)Dr. Pepper2011-03-01

We could probably put together one heck of an odd orchestra from the instruments Instructables members play, or almost play...

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Dr. Pepper (author)orksecurity2011-03-01

That's true. It would be awesome to have an Instructables band and an Instructables song! The whole world could sing it and we would live a happy, green, DIY future!

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orksecurity (author)2011-02-28

I'm guessing it was brazed in place -- but I'd also recommend that unless the instrument is a junker, you have it fixed by someone who knows what they're doing, in order to retain its value.

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frollard (author)orksecurity2011-03-01

Agreed, it will need to be brazed, then probably plated or polished depending on the metal used to goop it together.

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