How much is a used trombone worth?

How much is a used trombone worth?

You can generally find used alto trombones at around $1,000 – $3,000 considering they are in good to excellent conditions. Regarding tenor trombones, you can expect to pay around $300-$1,300. Expect to spend between $1,000 – $3,000 for used trigger trombones, including F Attachment trombones.

How heavy is a trombone with an F attachment?

around 4 pounds, 10 ounces
A typical professional model tenor trombone with F attachment weighs around 4 pounds, 10 ounces. Bass trombones or instruments with heavy bells can weigh in excess of 5 pounds.

What is an F trigger trombone?

In general, the F trigger on a trombone provides three uses. First, it drops the pitch of a tenor trombone by a perfect fourth. As a result, you can access an extended range which includes false tones and pedal tones. In addition, it adds new options for positions like middle C in 1st position rather than 4th.

What does the F valve do on a trombone?

The F-attachment on the trombone has two main purposes: It provides alternate slide positions for some notes. It provides a few lower notes. (It can also allow certain trills, but this is an advanced use).

What does the F trigger do?

How heavy is the average trombone?

The trombone weighs about 1,3 to 2,8 kilos (3,0 to 6,1 lb). Your left arm weighs about 4 to 5 kg (9 to 11 lb) and you keep both of them up at the same time. All the time when you play. Of course, you can keep the trombone and the left arm up in a playing position, with continually tensed muscles.

What is a BB F trombone?

The Tenor Bb/F has a slightly larger bore and a valve assembly allowing the instrument to be transposed into lower keys. At Ackerman Music we believe in offering you the best quality instruments and accessories at affordable prices.

When was the F attachment added to the trombone?

Slide sleeves/stockings were introduced by the middle of the 19th century, so this might be as good as any date to highlight as the start of the modern trombone era. F-attachments were introduced in 1839 but did not become widely accepted until around 1900.

Why is it called an F attachment?

This additional tubing also plays a role in extending the bass range of the trombone. For tenor trombones, this extends the range from B♭ (their fundamental pitch) to A, G, and F. The additional tubing is thus called an “F attachment.” A valve must also be installed to use this additional tubing.

How much is a trombone worth?

Beginner trombones usually range in cost from $400 to $1,500. Intermediate, or step-up trombones usually range in cost $1,400 to $2,800 and entry level pro trombones (still largely played by advanced students) around $2,800 and up.

When was the F attachment trombone invented?

The F attachment originated in an instrument developed by German instrument maker Christian Friedrich Sattler during the late 1830s and patented in 1839.

What does a trombone F attachment do?

What does an F attachment do for a trombone? The F Attachment allows for greater flexibility in how to approach the lower ranges of the trombone. While a standard tenor trombone can only go to E under the staff and the lower pedal tone series, F attachment provides a bridge to the pedal range.

How do you tune a trombone?

Make Sure Your Tuning Slide Works. It may seem obvious,but you should make sure you’re able to move your tuning slide first.

  • Acquire a Tuner. Again,it may seem obvious,but it’s pretty hard to tune a horn without a proper tuner.
  • Warm Up.
  • Sustain,Interpret,and Adjust As Needed.
  • What is the best bass trombone?

    Conn 110H. Popping the proverbial hood on the Conn 110H Series was an absolute delight.

  • S.E. SHIRES TBQ36YR Q-Series.
  • Yamaha YBL-620G.
  • Getzen 1052FD Eterna Series.
  • Getzen 1062FD Eterna Series.
  • Yamaha YBL-830 Xeno Series.
  • Bach 50B3 Stradivarius series.
  • What are good trombone brands?

    Best Trombone Brands. There are several manufacturers that make excellent trombones including Yamaha, Bach, Conn, and Mendini. This list is not all inclusive of the best trombone brands in the world, but are a sampling of the best trombones for beginning and intermediate students. The top 3 trombone brands for beginner or intermediate students are: