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Lewis and Duerk LDX 5

$7,995.00

The LDx5 is a collaborative project from Dietmar Duerk and Steve Lewis and is a fantastic instrument. Here are the specs straight from Duerk's website:

 

Specifications

Key: Bb – F, easily reversible
Pitch: A-440hz. up to 443hz possible
Bore: 12.1mm
Valves: Solid yellow-brass conical valves with tapered spindles
Lever action: String action, changing valve with Minibal
Valve caps: Nickel silver
Thumb lever: Three-dimensional adjustment
Leadpipe: Original S.W. Lewis, nickel silver with a standard water key and engraved logo plate
Water key: Standard on the leadpipe
Cylindrical crooks: Perfect cylindrical calibration
Slides: The hand-lapped inner and outer slides are made of nickel-silver
Braces: Made from the best solid nickel-silver rods available
Bell diameter: 310mm 
Detachable bell: Standard
Bell ring: Special bronze, for long life and durability
Bell:*** Single-seam bell tail with a fused spun bell flare. Medium-sized bell throat like that of a traditional Geyer horn

***This horn has a hand hammered bell and bell tail

This specific LDx5 is in like new condition. All parts are original as listed in the specs and the lacquered yellow brass has no dents or scratches. The valve compression sits at 0.2, which is as close to perfect as you'll likely see anywhere. There is an adjustable pinky hook soldered on, and it comes without a horn case.

 

 

Full Description

The LDx5 is a collaborative project from Dietmar Duerk and Steve Lewis and is a fantastic instrument. Here are the specs straight from Duerk's website:

 

Specifications

Key: Bb – F, easily reversible
Pitch: A-440hz. up to 443hz possible
Bore: 12.1mm
Valves: Solid yellow-brass conical valves with tapered spindles
Lever action: String action, changing valve with Minibal
Valve caps: Nickel silver
Thumb lever: Three-dimensional adjustment
Leadpipe: Original S.W. Lewis, nickel silver with a standard water key and engraved logo plate
Water key: Standard on the leadpipe
Cylindrical crooks: Perfect cylindrical calibration
Slides: The hand-lapped inner and outer slides are made of nickel-silver
Braces: Made from the best solid nickel-silver rods available
Bell diameter: 310mm 
Detachable bell: Standard
Bell ring: Special bronze, for long life and durability
Bell:*** Single-seam bell tail with a fused spun bell flare. Medium-sized bell throat like that of a traditional Geyer horn

***This horn has a hand hammered bell and bell tail

This specific LDx5 is in like new condition. All parts are original as listed in the specs and the lacquered yellow brass has no dents or scratches. The valve compression sits at 0.2, which is as close to perfect as you'll likely see anywhere. There is an adjustable pinky hook soldered on, and it comes without a horn case.

 

 

Current Stock:
Width: 19.00
Height: 19.00
Depth: 29.00
SKU: LDX5 758 MB

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