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I Just received a brand new Meyer G 6 facing Alto mouthpiece yesterday. When I opened the sealed bag I honestly thought someone was pulling a prank. The rails were as wide as skis and the window, well...you have to see it to believe it so please have a look at the snaps.

The interesting thing, and why I call it a semi blank is that the facing is superb! Feelers all perfectly square. Not sure how this baby slipped out of the factory??? But after a few hours of work I got the rails to match more closely an old Meyer 5 and scooped out the sidewalls up to the rails and now the thing is stellar. So I am glad I did not return it but instead attacked the issue head on and now have a cool 6 to hang out with my vintage 5.

Cheers,
Andy
 

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It looks nice. I really hate the g series. I never understood why it needed to exist. They typically have super thick rails like you found and just play like they have an old sock stuck inside.
 

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Thanks for the feedback. Coming from you guys it means a lot! Mojo, I think your are 100% correct in your evaluation. The net result is a bigger more complex tone. And Phil, I couldn't have put it better, the sock is gone. :mad:)

Thanks,
Andy
 

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I've worked on only a couple of those Meyer G in the past. Not that people generally send me outstanding specimens for modification, but my recollection was that they were very stuffy and required a lot more attention than the standard Meyer.
 
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