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 Re: Buffet's Build Quality...
Author: HANGARDUDE 
Date:   2018-03-21 14:50

I have to agree with Chris, Buffet's build quality seems to be inconsistent in my experience.

While both my current Bb and bass clarinets are Buffets(RC and Prestige respectively), I'd say my luck with Buffet is 50/50. I used to own a Festival Bb which had build quality issues that hindered the development of my clarinet skills. This particular instrument felt very hard to play, and the keywork wasn't the most robust. Worse still its sound wasn't too good either. My backup E13 is somewhat better, but the altissimo is often unstable compared to my RC. I stuck with these 2 problematic horns for 3 years as I was told these horns would play better after breaking in, but they didn't. So I sold both of them.

That said, I chose my current RC Bb after repeated testing against a number of other Bbs. I consider myself very lucky to have come across it, as it is absolutely great.

I really wish Buffet would do something to improve the consistency in their insturments' build quality.

Josh


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