Hey guys. I finally got around to doing this. I recently got to play an Olympus at TMEA....ok not so "recently". I spent a good amount of time with the Reverend and ended up telling all of my trumpet friends about the horns. One of them actually bought one a couple of weeks later. He's a compulsive buyer...what can I say. He also ordered a flugel.... Hey Michael, after I play on the flugel, I may have to give you a call....that is, if I can talk my wife into it! This was a raw, copper model as I remember. Here are my impressions. I thought it was a good horn with some very interesting qualities. The valves forward design reminds me some of the Olds Recording models. Pretty cool. The sound was great and I was overall impressed with the fit and finish. I was curious as to what some of the rest of you think. I am wondering what some guys have against the horns....especially since a lot of them haven't had the opportunity to play them I would guess. I don't want to start a fight...just a CIVIL discussion! Later!