super zeus leadpipe and bell designs

Discussion in 'Horns' started by brianwright, Dec 15, 2003.

  1. brianwright

    brianwright New Friend

    Dec 14, 2003
    I saw ins another thread where someone said the super zeus is parts from other trumpets.
    So which leadpipe was copied and which bell was copied. I never heards of a 5 and 1/4 inch bell before so which horn bell was copied?

    Brian Wright
  2. tom turner

    tom turner Mezzo Forte User

    Oct 25, 2003
    Georgia, USA

    The mandrel used was the one the maker once used to make the bell on a _____. If one remembers, the _____ had a 4 7/8" bell.

    Since some "super horns" have bells over 5," Kanstul simply made the new bell 5 1/4.

    Alex will have to tell you which bell he had 'em borrow the mandrel from. Don't hold your breath.

  3. jamesfrmphilly

    jamesfrmphilly Piano User

    Oct 31, 2003
    the north philly ghetto
    the only people who would know would be Alex or Zig or Flip maybe.

    i think what matters is does the horn work well.

    i haven't played it so i don't know.
  4. trumpeterb

    trumpeterb Pianissimo User

    Nov 16, 2003
    The horn works well for me. Several other of my trumpet buddies have also tried it, and most have liked it. There were a couple that said it would not be a good match for them, and I can certainly understand that. I really don't care what parts are used to make the plays really nicely for me, and that is what matters.

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