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How To Blow A Closed & An Open Tip

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I just wonder if the tip opening makes a difference in how you need to blow in a mouthpiece. If there is, what is there to adjust between a closed and open tip.

I'm curious about the subject because I've been playing this Jary custom Buescher and its a .115 tip opening. The sound of the big-chambered rubber mpc is just what I've been looking for but I'm used to .110 and it feels like I need to push tons of air through that thing.

So should I shed some more and eventually I'll gain the capacities to play the Buescher or should I get it closed down? If I need to change the tip opening, how closed would be too much? I think I prefer the sound of harder reeds as I can't bear reeds softer than LaVoz MH on the Buescher or my 7* Link so a smaller tip opening would be perfect but I'm afraid I'll have to adjust to a smaller opening as well...

Thanks in advance,
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Thanks for your inputs guys!! I know the solution if I want to use reeds on the harder side would be a smaller tip opening. .115 and MH LaVoz is a bit excessive a setup!!! I just wonder 1.what tip opening would fit a MH LaVoz and 2.if I will have to change my air stream in anyway...

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