Yamaha YCL-255 Student Clarinet
Yamaha YCL-255 student clarinet for sale! Long-lasting Valentino pads in excellent condition. Body and keys in good condition with just minor wear from careful use. No cracks or repairs. Just through the shop where it was adjusted and brought into good playing condition. Comes with mouthpiece, ligature, cap, three new La Voz medium reeds, ReedGard (to keep reeds from warping during storage,) new silk swab, and case. If you are local, it also includes two tubes of cork grease, but these can’t be shipped due to postal regulations. Sells new at WWBW for $1,053, so save more than $500, and snatch this one up before the Christmas rush!
From the site:
The Yamaha YCL-255 is a newly redesigned Bb Clarinet with a matte ABS resin body, nickel-plated silver keys, 65mm barrel, and an adjustable thumb-rest with strap ring. It ships with the CL-4C mouthpiece.The YCL-255 combines state-of-the-art production expertise with high-end Yamaha clarinet features. The result is an outstanding entry-level instrument that delivers a warm, resonant tone that is remarkably similar to that of a wood clarinet. It features an ABS resin body with a matte finish that imitates the look of a wood clarinet and an adjustable thumb-rest with a neck strap ring that allows for even those with small hands to easily hold the instrument.
The new adjustable thumb-rest accommodates different sized hands, which helps the player develop proper playing technique. In addition, a strap ring allows for the instrument to be held without extra effort. Firmer screws and silver soldered ring gives this new feature excellent durability. The YCL-255's new bell made of solid and durable ABS resin results in a lighter instrument with improved response.
A resonance chamber in the bell aids in projection and improves intonation in lower notes. The 65mm barrel is based on high-end Yamaha clarinet designs helps to produces a focused tone.The attractive matte finish simulates the actual grain of wood while providing the added durability of ABS resin. The YCL-255 also features Valentino pads, which are durable, easy to repair, and less sensitive to temperature changes.