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Hi. on my sax, I usually use either rico (orange) 2's, 3's or la voz medium soft.
But lately, i dont like the tone quality of probably my reeds, so i'm going to search for a new reed. My first choice:
Plasticovers.
I think that they are synthetic reeds, as opposed to regular wood cane.
Sadly, this is as much that I know. Can anyone recommend these reeds to me??
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Plasticovers are a cane reed with a thin black plastic type material coating. I've played them on several occasions with different pieces I've owned. For some reason I don't like them as well on hard rubber pieces as I do metal.
 

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Plasticovers arent quite synthetic...they are a cane reed, with a black plastic coating. If you are unhappy with your tone using a rico, the plasticover will only make you cry. They tend to have a somewhat thin tone. They also add a bit of edge. I would recommend going up a strength in the lavoz, or trying a hemke. they aren't as expensive as vandorens and are (in my opinion) far superior to vandorens! Remember that much of the tone comes from the player, not the equipment! just a question, how long have you been playing?
 
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