B&S 3137 Challenger I Professional Bb Trumpet - Silver Plated. Bb Trumpet with 4.803" Yellow Brass Bell, 0.459" Bore, Gold Brass Standard Taper Leadpipe, Hand-lapped Monel Pistons, Mouthpiece, and Hardwood Case - Silver-plated. German-made from high-quality metals, the B&S 3137 Challenger I trumpet is a top-tier horn designed for advanced players. Its familiar features - such as responsive top-sprung Monel pistons, a 0.459-inch medium-large bore, and a 4.803-inch yellow brass bell - are ideal for advanced players moving on from their student or intermediate trumpets and getting serious about their careers.The Challenger I is also complemented by a layer of stunning silver plating, which adds an unmistakable brilliance to the trumpet's sound and appearance. Yet what truly sets the 3137 apart from other trumpets is its 1-piece/hand-hammered bell construction, which maintains the natural color and character of the instrument's sound. Rugged, responsive, and resonant, the Challenger I is everything an intermediate should be, and then some! Striking silver plating envelopes a 1-piece yellow brass bell and standard body. Constructed from hand-hammered yellow brass, the Challenger I boasts a 1-piece, 4.8-inch bell with a classic #37 taper. This standard-weight bell stems from a comfortable and stable. 459-inch medium-large bore that delivers outstanding projection across the trumpet's entire dynamic range. This stunning horn also features a silver-plated finish that not only optimizes wind resistance but brings a controlled brilliance to its already colorful sound, making the Challenger I the perfect all-around professional instrument. Speedy slides and responsive monel valves offer next-level agility. Players moving up from their beginner trumpets are sure to appreciate the Challenger I's rugged monel valves, which offer ultra-smooth action while safeguarding against performance-wrecking air leaks. The durable alloy also resists corrosion, adding to the instrument's lifetime and keeping maintenance needs minimal. Meanwhile, a first valve thumb saddle facilitates easy intonation adjustments for trickier notes, so you'll never be caught unprepared during a performance.
B&S: 250 years of brass craftmanship and counting. Although B&S now operates under Buffet Crampon, the brand continues to craft world-class brass instruments that surpass our expectations here at Sweetwater, with nearly 100% of their products manufactured in Markneukirchen, Germany, incorporating tried-and-true hands-on techniques that give their instruments unprecedented tonal color and sonic character. B&S Challenger I Professional Trumpet Features. 100% German-made, professional-level Bb trumpet. Silver-plated yellow brass construction is equally suitable for symphonic and jazz applications.0.459-inch bore moves air efficiently and provides optimal resistance. Rugged monel alloy valves yield smooth action and resist impact damage, moisture, and air leaks. A standard taper gold brass leadpipe gives the horn a rich timbre. Extra-thin valve casing and modified branch tube (knuckle) angle ensure a snappy response and free-blowing feel.
First valve slide makes fine-tuning a breeze. 1-piece, 4.8-inch yellow brass bell delivers a full, round sound. Hand-hammered bell design facilitates a powerful tonal core, spot-on slotting, and enhanced focus.Comes equipped with a hardwood case and mouthpiece. Medium Large Bore, Hand Hammered Bell. More than 30 years in business. Free tech support from audio experts.