The R13 Prestige is one of the top clarinets in the R13 bore family. The Grenadilla wood is carefully selected for its acoustic and aesthetic qualities and the wood is carefully polished and left in its natural color. The mechanics are prepared and finished with great precision: milling holes inside the specifications according to the Buffet Crampon expertise.
The tenons of the body are capped with metal rings, in order to limit the risk of cracks. The mechanics are carefully assembled and adjusted by expert technicians.
- Key :Bb
- Tuning :440 Hz
- Wood :Unstained Grenadilla wood
- Bore :Poly-cylindrical
- Bell :Prestige
- Tenons :Metal-capped
- Keys :18
- Rings :6
- Thumb rest :Adjustable
- Eb/Ab lever :Standard
- Keywork :Silver-plated
- Keywork and mechanics :Forged keys, copper and silver
- Springs :Needle springs, flat springs blue steel
- Pads :Combination GT (100% waterproof and breathable), leather and natural cork