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F1 Flugelhorn

With the Adams F1 you get the most popular flugelhorn in the market. This lightweight instrument is incredibly easy to play, feautures unparalleled flexibility and is extremely consistent in tone. It makes the F1 suitable for a wide variety of players and the absolute bestseller in our program.

The F1 Flugelhorn has a ML bore of 10.5 mm and a standard 400 gram brass valve section. The instrument is available with three different bell diameters of 150mm, 160mm (standard) or 170mm.

The F1 is an absolute all-round flugelhorn, suitable for every type of player and style of music. The F1 Flugelhorn was the very first model made in the brass factory of Adams Musical Instruments.

Specifications F1

Key: Bb
Bell material:
Hand hammered Red Brass  (+ nickel silver flare)
Bell diameter: 160 mm
Gauge: 0.45
Bore: ML 10.5 mm
Leadpipe: Nr.2 (10.3mm/ 0.402") or nr. 3 (10.5mm/ 0.413") 
Valve section: Brass (lightweight)
Valves: 3 x top center stainless steel
Finger buttons: Brass, flat
Waterkey: Traditional
Finish: Satin Lacquered
Case: Included (Adams/Gard)

Your choice of mouthpiece is extremely personal and very important for playing pleasure. That is why we do not supply a standard mouthpiece with our instruments.

You are not average

Some people like a warmer sound. Some not. Some people have huge lung capacity. Some have not. Some people like engravings. Some do not. Some people need more playing resistance. Some don't. These are extremely personal factors that can affect an instruments design.

The Adams instrument builders like to go beyond expectations. With an in-house development and production, this means that we can fully customize your instrument. Compiled according to your personal preferences.

Do you want to know more about the Adams Custom instruments? Contact us and discover the possibilities.


Custom bell materials & gauges F1

Brass 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55 - 0.60
Goldbrass 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55
Redbrass 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55
Sterling silver 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55
Goldbrass/nickel silver flare 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55
Redbrass/nickel silver flare 0.45 - 0.50 - 0.55

Available bell diameters:
150 mm - 160 mm - 170 mm

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