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  1. Tenor mpc
    I recently had Ed Zentera work on a mouthpiece for me. It was a Florida Link STM 7* which was previously worked on by Bob Carpenter when it was in the possession of my teacher. My teacher gave it to me as a gift when I began gigging and moved to Chicago. I just couldn’t vibe with the piece at...
  2. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Just a heads up for the brilliant reface work of István Gábor He is located in Malmö - Sweden and his contact information is to be found here: Mouthpiece refacing in Europe I'm a professional saxophone player with years of experience in playing different mouthpieces and a lot of them has had...
  3. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Hi all, I have a hard rubber Otto Link "new vintage" with 8* tip opening. I like the sound of it and it plays well for me, except that I can't get subtones below low D. Other Link(ish) mouthpieces I play (STM and 10mfan Celebration) are around 8 in tip opening, and with these the low subtones...
  4. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    I've had an awful old 6* HR link bari piece lying round for years. I think I paid $70 for it, but it didn't pass the seal test at all and I struggled to get a sound out of it. In lockdown this week out of boredom I tried a table flatness test and it was concave to roughly 30 microns. The very...
  5. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    This blue elephant got a new lease on life!
  6. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Hey all! I was just wondering if you knew of any fantastic refacers in Texas, hopefully close to the DFW area, as Texas is a big state. I'd prefer to have someone I can talk to and test out with fairly easily, and waiting weeks to try mouthpieces and send them back honestly isn't something I'm...
  7. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Hi all! I'm looking to connect with Filippo Bucci of Rome, Italy. I know he has refaced many mouthpieces for European sax players. I would love to have him reface one or two of my mouthpieces. Do you know how I can contact him? I'm in the U.S. and am very happy to pay for his services to...
  8. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Hello everyone! I recently was gifted my grandfathers Otto Link Double Ring Super Tone Master NY mouthpiece. it's a 3* and I currently play on a Theo Wanne Metal Gia 2, 6* from looking at the link it doesn't look like there is a lot of metal to work with so I was wondering if anyone knew how...
  9. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Refacing Scheduler Hello everyone Due to the release of the DM Origin and an ever increasing amount of refacing jobs I've now created a scheduling option on my website. If you're interested in having your mouthpiece refaced at SK Mouthpieces you can now go to https://www.skmouthpieces.com/ and...
  10. Clarinet Mouthpieces
    Does anyone have experience with his restorations? Curious how they came out. I have a couple of old 'classic' clarinet mouthpieces that have great tone, but facings that someone has screwed up gently at some point. ON THIS PAGE on the left near the bottom
  11. Alto mpc
    Got the guy to bring it down to $200, is this a good price for it in this condition? Will be sending it to Phil tone to be worked on. https://www.ebay.com/itm/272473077626
  12. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    For those who are in the Montreal area, I will be in Pointe Claire visiting my family all week and will be available for personal refacing appointments. Always wanted to know what that stuffy mouthpiece in the drawer would play like if it were set up properly? Give me a call! Just want to...
  13. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    should it be done ? i don't know anything about refacing, i have an otto link stm 6*
  14. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Great reface in NYC -New life for an old player-Woodwind Co. Alto G6 Thanks to SOTW I could locate refacer Matt Marantz in his Greenwich Village shop on W 12th http://www.marantzcustommouthpieces.com/ What an interesting experience. Matt carefully measured about six different ebonite...
  15. Clarinet Mouthpieces
    I have a wonderful mouthpiece for sale. This mouthpiece has been given a wonderful reface by renowned clarinet mouthpiece technician Brad Behn. This is a truly wonderful mouthpiece. It resonates like no other mouthpiece i have ever played. This mouthpiece is very versatile as well. I use a...
  16. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Attention Saxophonists: I will be raising my rates this Jan 2015. I have always made a habit (upon request) of shadowing my teacher, Ted Klum's, rates. And just now noticed his rates reflect the following, so in order to follow suit... Standard reface flat rates: Currently $200 - Solid Silver...
  17. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Just about to acquire a nice selmer airflow alto piece, though the tip opening is tiny. Like really tiny. (0.55 on alto!) Just wondering if anyone has had these refaced and opened with success? If so then how do you find the large chamber interact with a wider opening? I believe it's one of...
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