Band Instrument Repair and

Tubas For Sale (and other stuff)


Dan Schultz, The Village Tinker

Newburgh, Indiana

Band instrument repair specializing in play conditioning and economy overhauls of brass instruments.   My shop includes machining capabilities to make parts that are no longer available.  Trade-ins are welcome in payment for repair services rendered. 


The Shop


My Stuff




Tubas and band 


for sale


Horns with a story to tell


King Rotary CC tuba build


Rudolf Meinl


Conn 36K BBb to CC conversion


Miraphone 1291 and M & M clone comparison


DEG M875 marching tuba conversion



The latest project is the conversion of a CC rotary tuba from right to left hand.


Conn 20i short-action euphonium 4V conversion added on June 18, 2009 and 6/28/09 'frankenhelicon' updated picture


Holton 'short-action' sousa


King 'pit' model tuba



tuba page

(some new



Yamaha Custom Eb Build


Pan American

Eb 4V conversion



bottom Bow 



Miraphone 186

4 rotor to 5 rotor



More interesting



J. Lw tuba


Contact me






Click on links at left for tubas, sousaphones, and other instruments for sale or trade.





Member of NAPBIRT (National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians)


The Old Dam Community Band

The World Famous TubeNet

National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT)

Windjammers (folks who like playing circus music)

You can also visit me on Facebook 

Website updated on February 10, 2019