[Trombone-l] Barrington trombones?
bartmroberts at gmail.com
Mon May 5 15:21:20 CDT 2008
They are pretty junky. I teach in South Bend, Indiana 10 minutes away
from WW&BW and
several of my kids have them and in 1 year have fallen apart.
Take a look at used Yamaha or Conn student horns
On May 5, 2008, at 10:22 AM, Eric & Candice Swanson wrote:
> Joshua Hauser wrote:
>> Anybody know anything about these horns? I have a couple of
>> students who
>> need inexpensive horns for marching band and one of them sent me
>> this link.
> At that price, they have to be coming out of China. Some of the
> horns are actually getting to be pretty good, especially the Eastman,
> and Eastman by Shires trombones. But at $159 I wouldn't expect too
> much. Maybe good enough for marching band if you can stand the slide.
> A better option might be to get a used Getzen 351 (one made in the
> 10 years or so, not one of the old Getzens) or a Yamaha 354. I can
> usually find them for $100 or so. Take them in and have the slide
> worked on for $50 or so, and you have a really good small horn that
> last for years.
> Eric Swanson
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