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B&S 3117JH Challenger II Custom Series Eb/E Trumpet
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The 3117 Challenger II Series Eb/E trumpet offers outstanding performance for the advanced player. The 3117 features a .465-inch bore design with int...Click To Read More About This Product
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Professional caliber Eb/E trumpet.
The 3117 Challenger II Series Eb/E trumpet offers outstanding performance for the advanced player. The 3117 features a .465-inch bore design with interchangeable hand hammered one-piece tunable bells in Eb and E. This trumpet also includes a set of E slides, plus the 3rd and 4th valve slides features a lever style water key. The 3117 Challenger II Series trumpet includes a double wood case and mouthpiece and is available in silver finish.
Leadpipe: Standard taper
Leadpipe material: Yellow brass
Bell: 4.528-inch hand hammered one-piece tunable bells in Eb and E
Bell material: Yellow brass
Valves: Monel piston
1st valve slide adjustment: Trigger
3rd valve slide adjustment: Fixed ring with stop
Features: Hand hammered one-piece tunable bells; Monel valves
Case: Double wood shell case
Superb trumpet with interchangeable bells. Order soon.
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- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
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- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
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Comments about B&S 3117JH Challenger II Custom Series Eb/E Trumpet:
I bought this horn for my son who is an orchestral performance major to augment his tool box. He already owned a Kanstal Ed/D which has it's own flexibility. He saw this at an ITG show and went back & forth between it & the Shilke 4-valve. This is a top-shelf horn hand made in Germany in a shop with 2nd & 3rd generation craftsman, as the price reflects. The tone is incredible & the workmanship as good as I've ever seen. Even the plating is stunning. No corners cut making this horn. Beyond that, the 4th valve gives the range & flexibility as expected, as well as the added mass. Intonation is exceptional & it plays like butter. If there is a down side, though more like a trade-off, it would be the added mass means also a heavier horn - which hasn't been a problem, and you have to watch how you hold it since the little finger can't be 2 places at once - it's either on the ring to hold the horn or on the 4th valve, so it can take some getting used to holding it. He also has a B&S flugal which has a true fugal sound, and a B&S pic which rivals the Shilke. I can't recommend it highly enough, but it does have a pretty steep price tag. At least you are getting what you're paying for. Comes with a large 3 horn case with compartment for music, 2 bells, conversion pieces in a nice pouch, & accessories - case alone is worth hundreds.
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