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Conn 1B Vintage One Series Professional Bb TrumpetKey of Bb, .459" (11.66mm) bore, one-piece, hand-hammered, yellow brass bell; standard leadpipe; 2 tuning slides; Monel pistons; patented Modular Valve Weight (MVW) system kit; and bright silver-plated finish. Includes 2 tuning slides, double case, mouthpiece.
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I tried Bach Strads, Yamaha Xeno's, Jupiter's 1000s and King's Silver Flair. The Vintage One really played above them all. A great register and quality tone. It looks great and has really improved my trumpet playing. If you're a serious player give the 1B-SP a try. I think the patented heavyweight valve caps make an excellent pitch.
Was used to be playing on a B&S Challenger 3137. Tried everything from Strads to Xenos to Schilkes and nothing plays quite like the Vintage Ones. They are constructed well with a tilted 1st valve slide that allows one with small hands to hold the horn properly. The valves are broad and have perfect response. I play on the silver plated yellow brass and it greatly enhances my sound and projects like nothing else I've ever played on. It's extremely free blowing, especially because I'm used to playing my Challenger, but everyone I play with notices the difference in my sound and range. It's a great horn that?s extremely fun to play. I like the reverse tuning slide.
No horn will allow you to play well without practice, but indeed, this horn will allow the best effort you have, to come out. It is all about finding a horn that doesn't fight your every effort to execute your musical manuevers. With a proper mouthpiece ( I play the Shilke 14A4a) and a great horn like this, the only limitation you have left in front of you is yourself. What are you willing to do to become better? Will you put in the time? Rest assured, the Vintage One will not be responsible for limiting you. I have a King 2220SP Cornet that I have given a Precision valve alignment to, and it still does not respond near as well as the Vintage One does right out of the box. In fact, not even close. This alone should tell you plenty. There are a number of "Super Horns" out there that you can spend 2 to 3 times more for without much improvement in quality. So unless you're itching to spend way too much, park it right here on C.G. Conn's Vintage One. Truly the smartest move you can make.
Can go from pedal tones to double C's. I love it and the tone is so open and free absolutely perfect.
Well, I purchased my 1BS Vintage One about six years ago. To be very honest, I contribute much of my personal success to this horn and the sound that it has allowed me to produce. It enables me to play exceptionally free with a control that I have not been able to find on any other commercially handmade horn. Though Conn now manufactures their Vintage One series of horns, I guarantee you that there is just as much care and consideration put into the quality of their horns as their handmade predecessors (the switch from handmade to manufacturing took place a little over a year ago.) Take my word for it that every review that you will read on this site is 100% accurate, even down to the minor problem with the first valve, which I experienced for a short while before having it worked on. Something else that I feel is worth mentioning is that I have owned this horn for a quite some time since its introduction. The silver plating and clear lacquer on my horn is just as astonishing as the first time I pulled off the plastic. This is a true professional horn. Although there are many great trumpets out there, I've also owned Bach Strad?s, Yamaha?s, Schilke?s and even a couple of Mt. Vernon, I believe that you should strongly consider finding a dealer near you that sells the Vintage One series and try one out for yourself before conforming to the Bach Strad, which I have fallen victim to as well. I promise you that this horn will serve your playing needs for life.