John Packer Baritones

Discussion in ' User Reviews' started by PKG, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. PKG

    PKG New Member

    Hello, has any one got any experience on the JP baritones, particularly the JP373 Sterling. I currently play on an Elkhart (Bach) 100. It seems fine, but I am currently studying for grade 6 and wonder if I should upgrade. Any feedback gratefully received.
  2. mark_powell

    mark_powell New Member

    Hi! I have one of these Baritones - and I must say it is excellent!
    Don't get me wrong, a Besson has a sharper sound, but overall do you really want to be spending £3000+?
    I love my 373S so much - I have recommended John Packer to everyone I have met...
    Customer service is second to none, especially Steve and the workshop team.
    All I have done to my bari is i have changed the mouthpiece to a Denis Wick Ultra, but it was more for personal tone, rather than instrument tone.

    if you need any more praise, just ask! :D
  3. P_S_Price

    P_S_Price Member

    My wife likes hers.
  4. PKG

    PKG New Member

    Thanks for the feedback P_S_Price and Mark_Powell. I thought no one would ever respond!. I might try and get down to JP in Taunton in the New Year. Do you know any one in the North who stocks JP?.....Happy Christmas...
  5. Grenville is in Stalybridge.

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