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  1. Tenor mpc
    Hi, I came across this OL Tone Edge which came with a Big B Tenor - I am wondering if this mpc might be an Early Babbitt or a early 80s piece. I am not a good fotographer - i hope the pics show the necessary details. It has the USA stamped in small letters. It also came with an old 3-band...
  2. Tenor mpc
    I'm proud to announce Saxscape is now making a Florida tenor model, a tribute to the great Early Babbitt Florida Otto Links. Just trying to make a piece that stays more within the boundaries of the older traditions of mouthpiece making, and gets that classic Link vibe while still being...
  3. Tenor mpc
    can anyone help with identification about period this two mpcs. are made, EB, current production? 1. 2. thank you
  4. Tenor mpc
    A friend just sent me an Early Babbitt Tone Edge 5* for trial and I could not resist the tempation to compare it to my Florida Slant 8 in sounds and pics. This was a fast shot sonically, so don't expect too much. The drop of the body down to the beak looks familiar and matches what I have...
  5. Soprano, Bass and Misc. mpc
    So I have been doing a bit of interweb research trying to identify the characteristics of the early round chamber Otto Link sopranos with a small round chamber. There is an interesting thread in which Horned Toad posted some pictures of older iterations of OLHR small chambers to some...
  6. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi all, I'm thinking about selling about my Early Babbit 8 tenor mouthpiece. It's a hard rubber piece and was made in the late 70s. It's not in mint condition but it's in pretty good condition, with all of the chain on the back and lettering intact, just a little faded in some spots...
  7. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Recently got another Saksahama made for me, but this time I asked for a Florida. Really killer piece, curious how you all think it measures up to my Early Babbitt. all recordings done an on iPhone but sounds fine to my ears. conn 30m tenor, rico plasticover 3 reeds, the Sak has just a regular...
  8. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    Hey there! So thanks again everyone for helping out with my last mouthpiece comparison! Here's another one! 2 Tenor Pieces: 9* Sakshama Custom Z (Zimberoff copy) vs. 10* Otto Link Early Babbitt (Doc Tenney worked on the piece). Again, I'm using rico plasticover 3's, The EB has a francois louis...
  9. Tenor mpc
    Hi everybody. I had the chance to try a "Bergonzi Master Series" 10* tenor piece (I've bought this for a friend) so I'd like to write down some lines about this piece... hope it can be useful. I have to say I always love Aaron's creations... and I've always think he is a great craftsman, who...
  10. Tenor mpc
    Hi all, I have some old and new recorded soundclips of 'Honky Tonk Blues" played on four different Otto Link mouthpieces with a tip opening of 10* (0.135 inch). These mouthpieces are used: a metal Florida no USA 10* (1950-1960 model), a metal Early Babbitt 10* (1974 model), a HR Tone Edge 10*...
  11. Tenor mpc
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