Heavy Receiver?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by trickg, Jan 5, 2004.

  1. trickg

    trickg Utimate User

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    What is the purpose of having a heavier than normal receiver, such as on the Kanstul ZKT1500A? I'm guessing that the heavier receiver is to cut down on sympathetic vibrations, much like a sound sleeve is supposed to.

    Does anyone have any first hand experience with a heavier than normal receiver on a standard weight horn? Did it help? Hinder? Make it more focused? Help slotting? Make it darker?
     

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