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Jupiter 846 Series Bb Flugelhorn   

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Vertical French slides and a classic bore size give this the vintage flugelhorn sound for which trumpet players are searching. The Jupiter 846 featur...Click To Read More About This Product

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A smooth-playing beauty.

Vertical French slides and a classic bore size give this the vintage flugelhorn sound for which trumpet players are searching. The Jupiter 846 features a .433" bore, French-style valve slides, 1st and 3rd valve water keys, and 6" bell. Includes wood frame case, mouthpiece, and care products.


SPECIFICATIONS

846 Series Bb Flugelhorn

  • Key: Bb
    Bore: .433"
    Leadpipe: Tunable
    Leadpipe Material: Yellow Brass
    Bell: 6"
    Bell Material: Yellow or Rose Brass
    Valves: 3 Monel Pistons
    1st Valve Slide Adjustment: N/A
    3rd Valve Slide Adjustment: Trigger on Rose Brass Bell Models Only
    Features: French-Style Vertical Valve Slides
    Case: Wood Frame
    Mouthpiece: Yes
    Finish: Lacquer, Silver
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Jupiter846 Series Bb Flugelhorn
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy tone production (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Very nice, but...

By FrugalDave

from Southern Wisconsin

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Pros

  • Easy Tone Production
  • Fun To Play

Cons

  • Inconsistent Quality

Best Uses

    Comments about Jupiter 846 Series Bb Flugelhorn:

    Contrary to the website illustrations, the latest versions of this horn apparently come with conventional water valve/keys instead of Amado water keys. A bonus, most would think. Except the first water key on my instrument is brazed at an angle, and the "cork" does not cover the drain hole squarely. As I intend to keep this horn for quite a while, I plan to exchange it ASAP. Hopefully for another 846RL... but MFI seems to have sold out of the latest shipment. We'll see if Jupiter USA can make good!

    BTW, the horn is otherwise quite nice. If you get a good one, I think you'll be pleased!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This is it!

    By BigDaddyOldDude

    from Cincinnati, OH

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Easy Tone Production
    • Fun To Play
    • Responsive
    • Vibrant Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Jupiter 846 Series Bb Flugelhorn:

        I've played many different flugelhorns, however, not one of them had "the sound" like the 846. This flugel made me smile.I can only imagine what the XO 1646 sounds like!!

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great horn, Great Price!

        By miles cosnat

        from New York, New York

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy Tone Production
        • Responsive

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jazz Clubs
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Jupiter 846 Series Bb Flugelhorn:

          I play flugelhorn about 40% of the time on my gigs and previously owned this same horn and foolishly sold it. I have played Couesnon and Blessing flugelhorns in the past and they were very good instruments. After some years I sold them and played trumpet only. I found after some time that I missed the velvety sound of the flugel and that is why I purchased the Jupiter 846RL. There may be other better flugelhorns out there, but they do not justify the extra money you have to pay for them. The price of the Jupiter is 1/3 the price of the competition and in my experience, I have found the Jupiter on a par or exceeding the more expensive competitive models. Great horn, beautiful sound and it is lightweight as a bonus.

          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          JFH 846RS

          By Oleson, M.D.

          from DFW area

          Comments about Jupiter 846 Series Bb Flugelhorn:

          Great tone and a classic Flugel sound. Very warm and soooooooo mellow! BEST VALUE GOING!

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