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First Act MCTP1
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100% of reviewers $200.00 3.0

 

Description:
MCTP1

Key of Bb
5" bell for great sound projection
Standard sized, 7C mouthpiece
Lacquer coated yellow brass for full, clear tone
Precision machined and hand lapped valves for smooth and quiet action
1st valve slide thumb saddle
Adjustable 3rd valve slide ring
3rd valve slide stop
Double bracing on main tuning slide
Includes:
Bb trumpet
Innovative, lightweight patented Zing SlingTM carrying case
HetmanTM valve oil
Cleaning cloth
Care & maintenance manual
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Bell (inch): 5.000
Bell Mtl.: Yellow Brass
Website: http://www.firstact.com
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Anonymous
Review Date: 6/10/2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 1 

 
Pros:
Cons: Pure crap

 
Don't ever buy a horn from a "Mart" store. They don't last, and can't be repaired.
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Review Date: 7/18/2006 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros: Easy to find, nationwide repair network.
Cons: Hard to believe it's much horn for that price.

 
Don't own one, haven't played one.
They couldn't be great at the price.

However, I have to point out that, contrary to what you may read, they DO have a nationwide repair network. They can be repaired and/or replaced and are warranted as such.
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Anonymous
Review Date: 8/17/2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $200.00 | Rating: 5 

 
Pros: Very playable by beginners, full kit
Cons: 100% unsuitable for the serious or experienced

 
This horn sells at discount stores for 200 dollars. It comes with a stand, a case, a tuner, valve oil, and a warranty.

I had the chance to play one at my school, and it was actually pretty sturdy.
Anything from C to CC played beautifully, but if I ventured higher or lower the sound quality was lousy. The bell was too big for my taste and this is clearly a student trumpet.

Verdict: Much more playable than most cheap trumpets from China, but for the enthusiasts here it's a pretty lame horn. For a little kid who might only play in the C to CC range it would be fine, if only because it comes with all the extras.

I've seen them on ebay for around 50 dollars.
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