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I'm trying two 7 and two 6* NVS this week.
I recently read a review that mentioned lig placement on these mpcs but can't find it.

Just looking for suggestions on lig placement for these specific mpcs.
 

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I like to place mine just behind the chain band, maybe 1/16th to 1/8th inch. That is where I have found it to work the best with La Voz Mediums.
 

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Thanks Pete.

Lig position seems obvious, but I recall someone stating the NVS didn't impress them at first but after returning to it and adjusting the lig a little further "backwards" or "forwards" the mpc became a much better player for them.

I've found a reed that plays easily for me one day, can play horribly the next. So, I'm still fiddling with lig position relative to references like file marks on double cut reeds. The different distance from shoulder to tip on reeds from different manufacturers like Rico, Vandoren, Alexander, etc and the corresponding relationship between mpc window and reed shoulder makes subtle lig position changes necessary it seems.
 

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Thanks Noj.

Knowing the position could vary considerably based upon reed brand, etc, I suppose you could refer to the placement as a general sweet spot of sorts for this particular production mpc.
 
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