S.E. Shires TruBore Bass Trombone
Double In-line: F-Gd/D
Bell: Pick one:
Bell 1: B11, 2G, 10″
Bell 2: B11, 8G, 10″
Slide: Dual Bore: .562/.578, Nickel bow
Lead Pipe: Sterling Silver 2.5
Tuning Crook: CN (Nickel)
Valve Section Serial #: 3550
Shires’ list price for a TruBore these days is $6,245. There’s some lacquer wear on the slide, plus small pits on the bells from mutes. Make on offer to me at:
I just have too many horns! My National Symphony section plays Edwards, so I’ve been back to my dependent setup there for the past few years. This Shires TruBore is simply too nice a horn to be collecting dust. Oh, it’s also the one played on a couple of my most recent CD’s: University of Maryland Brass Trio and Road Not Taken with Washington Trombone Ensemble….and it saw several years of use in the NSO.
In short, it’s an extremely versatile instrument for solo, chamber and symphonic use.