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The JP261D RATH is constructed from high grade 80:20 brass throughout. Incorporating an exclusive Rath designed leadpipe. The JP261D also features neoprene valve bumpers and mechanical (ball & socket) linkage, adjustable and reversible Bb/F lever for those who prefer the horn to stand in Bb rather than F. The thumb lever, finger hook and ducks foot can all be adjusted to ensure a comfortable hand position and a detachable Bell.
A great sounding horn, free blowing and a great step-up for aspiring hornists. Comparable to brands that are twice as much!
The JP261D RATH is a full double Bb/F French Horn with a detachable bell which enables the instrument to be more portable and packs away into a smaller case. Featuring an exclusively designed Rath leadpipe and Geyer style layout this horn has very little resistance and is very freeblowing throughout the whole register. The thumb lever, finger hook and ducks foot can all be adjusted to ensure a comfortable hand position thus making it ideal for younger players looking for a full double horn.
JP Rath Double Horn JP261D Specs:
Bell Size: Gold Brass Detachable Bell 310mm (12..20")
Valves: Rotary 4
Bore: 12.00mm (0.472")
Waterkey: Lever 1
Body: Yellow Brass
Finish: Lacquer or Nickel
Lyre Box: No
Leadpipe: Designed by Rath
Instrument Weight: 2.68Kg (5lb 15oz)
Weight with case: 7.64Kg (16lb 13oz)
Box Dimensions: 67x39x48cm (26x15x19in)
Boxed weight: 9.5Kg (20lb 15oz)
The JP261DRath is supplied in a John Packer JP857 Pro Lightweight French Horn (Detachable Bell) Case which is a high specification French Horn case ideal for the busy musician. With a rigid yet lightweight fibreglass construction, the JP857 Pro offers maximum protection whilst maintaining ease of use and an ergonomic design high quality lightweight case with backpack straps. The JP261DRath is also supplied with a John Packer JP612 4B French Horn Mouthpiece, bottle of Ultra Pure valve oil and a maintenance guide to help you keep your instrument in top playing order.
For more information please see the manufacture's website.