The Engelbert Schmid "Golden Cut" is the basic piece of equipment for the professional, an instrument that is perfect in its playing qualities and aesthetics. This horn produces a particularly noble sound with immense dynamic range. It's as flexible and agile as a woodwind instrument, with a comfortable feel, smooth valve slurs, and an extremely secure high range. Changeable from Bb/F to F/Bb. Handmade in Germany. All stock Engelbert Schmid "Golden Cut" horns from Houghton are unlacquered.
Recommended slide-positions for Bb and F-sides, changeable to B natural/F# and A/E.
F/Bb: Main tuning slide according to need (approx.10 mm).
F-tuning slide to the first mark plus individual tuning (approx. 5 mm).
1. Bb-slide 10 mm
2. Bb-slide 5 mm
3. Bb-slide 10 mm
1. F-slide 14 mm
2. F-slide not pulled out
3. F-slide not pulled out