The Bach LR180MLG 43S offers most players a bright and flexible tone with plenty of immediacy - the addition of the gold brass bell brings darkness which compliments the brighter 43 bell taper. The bell taper is different to the 37 and some players feel the 43 is punchier and more direct. This silver plated version adds another tonal characteristic due to the plating, perhaps offering more colour or complexity to the tone.
The 43 vs 37 debate is not easy to solve in words. The actual taper speed varies on the bell production and the numbers refer to the number of the mandrel used to shape the bell, not a size per se. We recommend trying a 43 and 37 version with the same spec back-to-back to get a feeling for how they differ and what might suit your ideas about projection and response.
This LR180ML model plays differently to the standard 180ML because of the body design. Bach implement a 'reverse lead-pipe' design on this LR series. This essentially means the legs of the main tuning slide sit on the outside of the lead-pipe tube which removes any disturbance in the air flow.
Some players feel this makes the instruments slightly more free blowing, we prefer to say it alters the resistance point and it depends on how much you like as feedback when you play. This design results in a lighter-weight body overall and that will also make it feel slightly brighter and punchier than the non reverse lead-pipe version.
Each Bach trumpet is handcrafted using the highest quality brass found here in the Midwest region of the United States. Vincent Bach professional and intermediate trumpet models are made in Elkhart, Indiana. Each handcrafted Bach trumpet offers the highest degree of durability, unparalleled performance, and a signature Bach sound that is preferred by more professionals than any other brand for their musical instrument.
We have a variety of testing environments instore for customers to experience and enjoy. Our range of testing rooms are available to pre-book and we can even reserve stock in advance so if you're making a jouney to see us we can be prepared to make it a special experience for you.
Our specialist trained staff are able to help you. Please contact us or call us on 01628 630800
Dawkes Music & Windcraft Ltd are a globally recognised UK based Music Industry company that have expert staff who specialise in products, performance, teaching and repairing in the brass and woodwind sector.
Purchasing a first Instrument outright need not be an expensive risk with our buy-back scheme. Return your Instrument in good condition within 6 months and we will refund 90% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.
|Your original purchase price:||£2,855.00|
|We deduct the original VAT paid||£-475.83|
|We make a charge of 10%||£-237.92|
|Total Amount Refunded||£2,141.25|
|Total Cost for 6 Months use||£713.75|
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