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Old 10-16-2017, 01:15 AM   #21
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Default Re: Alternative Drone Tuning

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That sounds awesome- exactly what I want to achieve! Do you mind me asking about how long the extension piece is?

Thanks for the reply!
The drone extension is about five inches long. When I placed the order I was asked for the make of drones and the size of the bore of the tenor bottom and tuning chamber. They explained that they had to be careful about these measurements for the sake of stability.

Incidentally, this is how I discovered that the bore of one of my tenors is ovoid!
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Old 10-16-2017, 06:47 AM   #22
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The drone extension is about five inches long. When I placed the order I was asked for the make of drones and the size of the bore of the tenor bottom and tuning chamber. They explained that they had to be careful about these measurements for the sake of stability.

Incidentally, this is how I discovered that the bore of one of my tenors is ovoid!
Groovy- thanks again!
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:17 AM   #23
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Default Re: Alternative Drone Tuning

Several years ago, I contacted Dunbar about potentially making me one of those baritone mid-sections. I didn't go through with it but they said it could be done for what I recall was a fair price.

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Old Today, 06:53 AM   #24
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Default Re: Alternative Drone Tuning

I have tried an E baritone:
http://www.patrickmclaurin.com/wordpress/?p=359

D baritone:
http://www.patrickmclaurin.com/wordpress/?p=514

Drones tuned to B (with a low F#):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEstWGp3eto

Drones tuned to G (with a C nat):
http://www.patrickmclaurin.com/wordpress/?p=3253

Most recent G drone recording:
http://www.patrickmclaurin.com/wordp...dy_cronins.mp3
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