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Tool vs. Crutch
Why Extendabone is good for players If you are new to this blog, then you may not know that I (the inventor of Extendabone) am a mother. It’s true! I have a 2.5yr old and a 4.5yr old. They are my delightful little monsters angels. Although I did not invent Extendabone for them, being a…Read More
Our Eco-Friendly Packaging and its Unique Sound
Why is our packaging so loud? It’s made of bio-plastic called cellophane! This Eco-friendly material is louder than regular plastic. That sound tell you it is biodegradable. Go ahead and put it in your home compost bin. In this video below Nikki explains all the Eco-friendly choices she is making for Extendabone. When shipping your…Read More
A Better Trombone Slide Position Chart
Why aren’t the beginner slide position charts better? One frustration I have had as a teacher of beginner students is the slide position charts available. Whether it’s the one in the back of their method book, or the ones I found while searching online, none seemed to present the information they needed the way I…Read More
Why a Trombone Slide Extension Handle?
Because I have been a professional trombonist for thirteen years and I still need one. Like most beginners, I could barely reach 6th position and not reach 7th at all when I started. Unlike the majority of kids, my parents were able to buy me a trombone with an F attachment, so this wasn’t really…Read More
Why is it called Extendabone?
Some people have asked how I came up with this name since it technically extends a slide and not a trombone. The short answer is that I didn’t want to call it something that would conflict with other products. There are lots of other items that have slides in them like drawers, for example. There…Read More
Extendabone is almost here! The mold for injection manufacturing was ordered on February 21 and our pre-sale launch started immediately after. While the pre-sale is live, everyone gets $3 flat shipping and 33% off of the price for their Extendabone. Since then, I have been receiving updates on the mold progress. We expect the first…Read More