Fox Products Model IV Long Bore Bassoon

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Originally introduced in 1965, the Fox Model IV bassoon's long bore design can be identified by its very warm "round" tone, with even balance and excellent intonation throughout the entire range. The secure acoustical design and the durable body material make this an economical choice for schools, university music programs, and individuals seeking a second instrument. Budget conscious purchasers of a first instrument also find this a popular choice.

Body
Polypropylene, hand finished. Body lock.

Mechanism
Nickel silver keys with nickel plating. Full German system with high D key. Ring key for wing joint third finger hole. Rollers on F, A(flat), E(flat), and D(flat). Metal tubes extending into the bore in the finger holes of the wing joint to prevent water from entering the tone holes. All posts set in epoxy and spring posts are locked with screws.

Intonation
Individually hand tuned to A-440 pitch with maximum resonance and projection.

Bocals
Numbers 1 and 2, CVX Bore. ( Choice of any 2, option of lengths 0 through 4.)

Accessories
Fine plush-lined case, 2 reeds, neck strap, crutch, 2 drop swabs, seat strap.

Repair/Warranty Policy
Within one year, the instrument may be returned to the factory for fine tuning, acoustical adjustment, and mechanical servicing, with costs limited to freight and parts.

Popular Mechanical Options

 • Whisper Key Lock
 • High A Bridge to Whisper Key
 • Silver Plating
 • Right and Left Thumb Roller

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Other Features Polypropylene, hand finished. Body lock
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The manufacturer's warranty covers labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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