Meinl Helix Bowl Saragosa Line

Helix Bowl

  • Bill Saragosa Line
  • Consists of a steel helix, which is welded to a hollow hemisphere. The Helix Bowl can be struck with the metal beater by moving the instrument to create a deep, echoing wah-wah effect, similar to the MEINL berimbau
  • Material: Special steel alloy
  • Colour: Black Nickel
  • Includes metal beater
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Quirky & Rare Sounding Percussion!

Alex London, 30.05.2016
If you are into rare sounding percussion which can offer and alternative to the usual sounds found in a percussive set box or if you are generally looking for something different the Meinl Helix Bowl aka Saragosa Line should definitely be at the top of your list!

It produces an either sharp or smooth metallic sound (depending on the way or baguette you play it with) and it can be used/played in a variety of ways. I tried it first dry and then processed via my pedals & FX machines and the results were truly stunning both ways. However, when run though the pedals, delays & reverbs, one can definitely create otherworldly and Space-Age like FX & Sounds.

This percussion is definitely one of a kind and the sound it produces is loud, clean, precise and powerful. The build quality is also excellent, the Saragosa Line is heavy, sturdy and build with love & care - it definitely isn't a cheap piece of percussion.

Highly recommended!
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PhilippeF, 28.09.2012
A delicate instrument to use, the base is a bit too light and you have to hold it with one hand so as not to drop it. The sound is not uninteresting but the object deserves to be amplified.
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