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Our Factory

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Here is a flavour of the Wessex factory!

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Wessex goes to China!

Jonathan Hodgetts with Production Manager Continue reading

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Dvorak New World Symphony Tuba part arranged by Robert Ryker

Robert Ryker’s Tuba Part for Dvorak Symphony 9 New World Continue reading

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What makes the Wessex EEb tuba so special!

When Wessex Tubas started in 2011 the first tuba in the range was the EEb compensated tuba, the staple tuba used throughout the UK in bands and orchestras.  We started by selling a standard product already manufactured in China by the … Continue reading

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Rotary Valve maintenance

Introduction Rotary valves if properly looked after are very reliable and give years of trouble free service. This leaflet gives guidelines to maintaining rotary valves in good condition.  Very little maintenance is required, but some is important. Rotary valves will … Continue reading

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Wessex Tubas goes to the Midwest Clinic!

Having only started operating in the USA summer 2012, this year’s Midwest Clinic in Chicago provided the first opportunity for people in the United States to see and try Wessex Tubas. I set off from England one week before to … Continue reading

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