pTrumpet is the world’s first ever fully plastic trumpet – a fully functioning Bb trumpet, designed for musicians by musicians. pTrumpet is a truly authentic musical instrument that has sparked a revolution in the way the music industry thinks about trumpets. pTrumpet follows in the footsteps of its sister instrument, pBone, the world’s bestselling plastic trombone.
pTrumpet is the only trumpet with a fully plastic valve system, which has been designed and developed to create lightness, durability, and sound quality. The patented lead pipe technology ensures a vibrant and focused sound. It is tough, taking knocks and bumps in its stride – thanks to its precision plastic engineering.The pTrumpet incorporates patented anti-microbial technology from BioCote, which provides the highest standards of protection. Each instrument comes with both a 3c and 5c plastic pTrumpet mouthpiece, you can also use any standard metal trumpet mouthpiece in the pTrumpet. The trumpet also comes in a cloth gig bag.
Care and MaintenanceThe player will need to clean the valves regularly and also the inside of the lead-pipe of your pTrumpet. pTrumpet is coated with industry leading microbe technology – Biocote, to help reduce the risk of bacteria growth inside your instrument – however you should always thoroughly clean this product after use. This technology is not a substitute for good hygiene.
Remove tuning slide. Apply a generous amount of tuning slide grease or petroleum jelly to each slide and spread over entire surface. Insert tuning slide completely into receivers and wipe off excess grease with a soft cloth.
To maintain your instrument’s finish, never clean with hot water, chemical agents or harsh detergents or solvents. Use only lukewarm water for cleaning purposes. The colored parts can be cleaned with a soft cloth. Any minor damage to the colored plastic may be mended with superglue.