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- Key: E/F
- Length: 62.5″
- Bell: 7.75″
- Mouthpiece: Spalted Sycamore, Padauk, Walnut
- Backpressure: Medium
- Wall Thickness: Thick to medium at bell
- First and second overtones: F#, D
- I Wanted to create a really unique mouthpiece to fit this gnarly stalk. This impressive agave has some really thick dense wood. As you can tell from the photos there were some scars left most likely from free range cattle in the area. I have seen a cow eat the tops off of these blooms right in front of me as if they were almost taunting me. This one however was tough enough to make it through and many times scars like this actually creates thicker denser wood. This would be a didge for a more advanced player with its higher note and it takes a bit of practice to get the hang of it. It is an explosive didge with a ton of volume with that enormous bell. The long mouthpiece makes overtones really easy and this one has some real spirit in the way it vocalizes. Nice turquoise inlays throughout add nice contrast to to darks and lights of the stalk. A unique piece that can inspire the advanced player.
Sold, Thanks Bill! in Bozeman, MT