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Eb -Trumpet Challenger II, 4 valves. Handhammered one piece bell,
Boxed springs, genuine mother of pearl enclosure,
Bore: 0.465" , Bell diameter: 4.782"
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Bore (inch): 0.465
Bell (inch): 4.782
Website: http://www.challenger-trumpets.com
Keywords: B&S CHALLENGER NO.3117 JH
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Review Date: 8/9/2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 7 

Pros: Ability to add on BIG bach bells
Cons: the screw for the slide stop on the 3rd valve cuts into your left hand. I removed the screw

Big sound for an Eb - especially with a cut down bach Bb bell. Played mostly Mahler on it. Good tuning when using the fourth valve - alternate fingering. Certainly not a schilke ... but this is half the price (new) of the 4 valve schilke

Given up playing the Bb and am using this 90% of the time.
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Review Date: 1/8/2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $3,400.00 | Rating: 9 

Pros: Great sound and intonation.
Cons: 3rd slide ring needed to be fixed according with my hand position

Excellent e-flat trumpet for those who like large bore instruments. More orchestral sound. It sounds like a C trumpet. Intonation is fine. I think it would be better if I put a V. Bach bell, but Im not thinking about this now.
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