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  1. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    Hi, I am contemplating buying an older, metal Berg Larsen mouthpiece. The photos show discoloration on the table. Is this normal? I can't tell from the photos whether the actual table is pitted. Does the discoloration indicate that the table needs repair, or is this usual and no problem...
  2. Alto mpc
    I have a trevor james The Horn i recently bought a vandoren optimum al4 mouthpiece and play on vandoren classic 2 reeds. Since ive bought the new mouthpiece i have struggled tounging the notes above high Eb when buying the mouthpiece the store did say there might be a problem with the sax as...
  3. Tenor mpc
    Hey guys, I'm currently an intermediate player headed off to college, and I have been using my grandfather's old setup for about 6 or 7 years now. It's a Buescher Aristocrat with a Brilhart Ebolin Special mpc. I don't know too much about these mpcs, but from what I understand the Specials were...
  4. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    So I've got this blank that I'm working on and the first thing I notice is how uneven the rails are. One is nice and thin and even, the other one is really thick and tilted and ugly. It's the darkest mouthpiece ever, it's very cold, demonic and it causes despair....it also squeaks!! How...
  5. Tenor mpc
    Is it possible for a brass mouthpiece to warp or get worn by tiny amounts, just enough to compromise the consistency tone? I have a gary sugal super gonz II brass tenor piece that doesn't play like it did during the first few years of me playing it even with the same reeds and me doing my own...
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