The Adams F5 Flugelhorn is a wondeful combination of a vintage sound concept and advancements in modern technology. The instrument plays very easily because of straight direct-air column ported valve-set, resulting in a so-called 'straight flow'. It allows the leadpipe to continue in a straight line into the bell, assuring less resistance while playing. The valves of the F5 are short-action for easy virtuoso playing, and the instrument has a very compact feel. The F5 comes with a full copper bell which makes the instrument even more lush and rich.
The all-copper bell with a diameter of 160 mm is hammered by the Adams craftsmen from a single sheet and has a wall thickness of 0.60. It is the only brass instrument that Adams makes out of copper. A very soft material, which is also reflected in the sound. The F5 comes standard with a 10.5 mm ML bore.
Bell material: Hand hammered full Copper
Bell diameter: 160 mm
Bore: ML 10.5 mm
Leadpipe: Nr. 2 (0.402") or nr. 3 (0.413")
Valve section: Nickel silver balusters with bronze casing (medium heavy) - Straight flow
Valves: 3 x top center stainless steel
Finger buttons: Brass, flat
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.
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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.
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