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Anybody playing these?

I'm playing a Four **** refaced to a 6* by Nicolas Trefeil and really like it, it did take a little getting used to
 

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I have both a Four **** and a Masterlink piece for Baritone.
Both have been opened by Brian Powell to .110.
They are my main pieces.
 

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I play a Master Link (actually a Kohlert, same blank) refaced to 5* on tenor, and sometimes an original Master Link on bass sax, just like Adrian Rollini. Great mouthpieces, they have a really big sound in small tip openings.
 

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I used to have a master link and a 4**** for tenor but never really got them to work for me. Maybe it was reed choice but I ended up selling them both. I use a tone master which works a lot better for me.

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I have these 1930's Otto Link mouthpieces in my collection (all refaced before I got them):

- 1930 - 1935:
Otto Link - Master Link 6 (refaced from a 4, probably in the 40's and maybe by Otto Link himself)
Otto Link - Master Link 9 (refaced from a 5 by Mark Spencer from Australia)

- 1935 - 1940:
Otto Link - Four 8* (refaced from a ? by Jon van Wie)
Otto Link - Four 8* (refaced from a 4* by Freddy Gregory and MOJO)
Otto Link - Four 9 (refaced from a 5 by an unknown person)
Otto Link - Four 10 (refaced from a 5* by Freddy Gregory)

From those I like the ML 6 and Four**** 8* (refaced by John van Wie) the best.
After that come the Four**** 10* and ML 9, followed by the other Four**** 8* and the 9.

I don't play them as my main mouthpiece, mainly because they are not loud enough (I often play in loud environments as soloist in a Big Band).
For playing under those conditions my 1950's Otto Link STM Florida no USA 10* works the best for me, so that's my main mouthpiece (for 10 years now).

Here are some example sound clips:

1. - 'Easy Going Bass Line' (Four 8* JvW - La Voz medium):
https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=12526554

2. - 'Georgia' (Master Link 6 - Rico Royal 2):
https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=13584396

3. - 'All Of Me' (Four 10* - Plasticover 2) gypsy style:
https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=11841171

4. - 'Tenor Madness' (Florida no USA 10* / Plasticover 2 (Left) - Master Link 9 / La Voz medium (Right)):
https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=13361202

See this thread if you want to see some pictures of the mouthpieces in my collection:
https://forum.saxontheweb.net/showt...Otto-Link-s)&p=2132764&viewfull=1#post2132764
 
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