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need to know if the opus brand double french horn is a good horn is it worth buying? and thanks.

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Hi, it's a generic Chinese made horn, there are a lot of different brand names out there and personally I wouldn't waste my money on any of them. Even if you get one that plays reasonably ok and is roughly in tune the build quality is generally poor and you'll just get mechanical problems a couple of years hence.

If you read through a few of my previous answers you'll find plenty of advice on what kind of horn to buy on a limited budget - basically it should be US-made and secondhand.

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AJ

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