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Horn Lead Pipes

The lead pipes on the professional double horns and the triple horns are exchangeable. The pipe is attached with a slide and two screws to the instrument and can be removed very easily. Each different pipe gives a certain characteristics to the instrument. The following chart gives you some information. The second table gives some recommendation for the combination of horn and lead pipe.

LEAD PIPE SIZES
No.
Size
Characteristics
2
very small pipe
high resistance, flexible sound forming.
4
medium pipe
good response in the low and high range, full sound, flexible sound forming, higher resistance in the middle range.
5
large pipe
direct response , some resistanced, very even playing qualities
6
large pipe
very even feel , even resistance in all ranges
G2
very large pipe
direct, focused response, less resistance, brighter sound

 

COMBINATION RECOMMENDATION
Pipe Nr.
B-Horn
Brendan Double
Americus Doubel
Brendan Triple
Americus Triple
Diskant Double
2
           
4
X
X
X
 
X
 
5
X
X
X
X
X
X
6
   
X
 
X
 
G2
X
X
X
X
X
X

 

 
DETAILS

The pipe is easy to attach to the horn.

The lead pipe can be fitted with a water key.