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Meinl Weston 6460 Kodiak Series 6-Valve 6/4 F Tuba

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The Kodiak F Tuba is the newest addition to the Meinl Weston line. Developed in cooperation with Alan Baer, principal tuba of the New York Philharmon...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 03-03-2018

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Alan Baer F Tuba!

The Kodiak F Tuba is the newest addition to the Meinl Weston line. Developed in cooperation with Alan Baer, principal tuba of the New York Philharmonic, this F tuba offers the player great color of sound with amazing intonation and fantastic dynamic contrasts. The Kodiak features a .748-inch bore with a .810-inch bore in valves 4, 5 and 6.
The 6460 Kodiak Tuba”developed by the think-tank of Meinl-Weston, Gerhard A. Meinl, and Alan Baer, New York Philharmonic Orchestra tubist”is designed to be a big, free-blowing "Baer" of an instrument in the tradition of the "Baer" CC Tuba. This tuba has 6 rotary valves and and extra-large bore for grand, expressive sound, and it was checked by Alan Baer in rehearsals with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

FEATURES
  • Model: 6460 Kodiak
  • 6/4 size
  • 6 rotary valves
  • Bore: .768" (3rd-6th valves: .846")
  • Right-hand thumb-activated 5th valve with long whole step
  • Left-hand index finger-activated 6th valve / long halftone
  • Bell diameter: 16-1/2"
  • Halftone trigger (left-hand/ middle-finger operated)
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Key: F
  • Size: 6/4
  • Bore: .768-inch (3rd-6th valves: .846-inch)
  • Bell: 16.5-inch (42cm)
  • Bell Position: Upright
  • Number of Valves: 6
  • Valve Position: Front
  • Valve Type (piston/rotor): Rotor
  • Features: Right-hand thumb-activated 5th valve with long whole step, Left-hand index finger-activated 6th valve / long halftone, and Halftone trigger (left-hand/ middle-finger operated)
  • Case: No
  • Finish: Silver
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