Written on: 07/11/2010
I bought a P.Mauriat PMXT66 in June having previously owned 2 Selmer Super Balanced Actions. This is the first brand new horn I've bought. The decision to buy involved trying out all P.Mauriat models, some Yanagisawas and a Selmer Reference 54.
The horn has excellent build, full sound, and is free blowing. It competes very well with both vintage and new Selmers. It appears to be a fairly faithful copy of the Reference 54, but at about half the cost. The standard supplied Protec case is excellent.
If considering buying a quality, prfessional level horn it would be a mistake not to try P.Mauriat. For value it is unbeatable. For performance it has excellent response, tone and build quality - on par with new Selmers.