Details about Taylor Chicago Custom in Raw BrassSee original listing
Nov 12, 2011 10:14:55 PST
[ 2 bids ]
Vancouver, WA, United States
Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Taylor Chicago Custom in raw
brass. I won’t bore readers by quoting
information from the
I will say that this
instrument plays superbly. Intonation is
spot on, and the tone quality is as described on the
This trumpet is in perfect shape, except for a very-very small ding on the tubing where it enters the valve cluster. I have not bothered to have this fixed because it’s too small to affect the horn’s playing (in my opinion). The ding is shown in the second photo. The instrument has a nice patina, which is a normal characteristic of a raw brass instrument.
Why am I selling? I am a happy user of Monette mouthpieces, and
recently moved from the East Coast to a home in the
I am including three mouthpieces with the trumpet. They are as follows: (1) The original Taylor 3C mouthpiece in raw brass; (2) A custom made heavy weight mouthpiece which has the same dimensions as the Monette B2, finished in bright gold; and (3) A custom made heavy weight mouthpiece which has the same dimensions as the Monette B2L, finished in scratch gold.
One note: I own a genuine heavyweight Monette B2 Prana mouthpiece, which I have tried with this instrument. Monette claims that their heavyweight mouthpieces do not work well for non-Monette instruments, and I have found this claim to be true in this instance. The custom made mouthpieces seem to work much better with this instrument.
Photo #3 shows mouthpieces
as follows (left to right): (1) Custom made B2L copy (in trumpet); (2) Custom
made B2 copy; (3) Genuine Monette heavy B2 Prana (not included in sale); and
Add $35 for insured shipping via UPS ground.
The sale does not include a case.