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I'm playing on a Rafael Navarro AR metal 8 tip opening. Best mouthpiece I have ever played but they are not around anyplace. I lucked out when I got mine almost a year ago. This one is a keeper for sure. It's got a slightly high baffle to it but is very full and rich sounding in all registers.
 

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I'm playing a Medium Chamber modified HR mouthpiece with a baffle I made myself and it's perfect for me. I have a Berg Larsen and other mouthpieces but my homemade baffle mouthpiece is the one for me now. I like it because the baffle isn't too high and the medium chamber allows for good easy low notes. So I like a medium chamber with a baffle that's not too high.
 

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I'm playing a Medium Chamber modified HR mouthpiece with a baffle I made myself and it's perfect for me. I have a Berg Larsen and other mouthpieces but my homemade baffle mouthpiece is the one for me now. I like it because the baffle isn't too high and the medium chamber allows for good easy low notes. So I like a medium chamber with a baffle that's not too high.
Cool. Thanks for the reply.
 

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I've had a John Thomas mpc that I'm just figuring out. It's med. chambered. Rico Royal 3 works. The mpc was adjusted by Mojo, same .115 tip.
 

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What’s wrong with the Link? The “Vintage” STMs they are making now are quite good, only downside is the shank is tighter than most other mouthpieces (including the stock STM). I would definitely call this a medium chamber piece.
 

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Jim! First of all, Merry freakin' Christmas! I'd consider giving Sakshama a holler and ask if he'd send you one of his Dukoff Stubby (he calls it a "Shorty") 'pieces to try. I have three and love each one. Think of them as an old NY ToneMaster Link with more of a rollover baffle, therefore, more punch and a tad brighter. I think you'd notice a huge difference from that stock NY Link you've been playing on.

J.
 

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I keep going back to my chrome Quantum 7. More edge, really easy blowing, gives good intonation and control on my horns.
 

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I'm still playing my metal 10mfan Robusto 9.
 

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I am playing a stock otto link NY now, and have been for a little over a year now. I am however for various reasons looking for some medium/medium large chamber options to experiment with.

So what's everyone playing on?
I don't consider an Otto Link NY to be a Large chamber. It is more like an extra large as it is is bigger than the bore. A regular STM would be large. A Meyer tenor mouthpiece or a Vandoren V16 would be medium. A small chamber would be like a Soloist or one of the mouthpieces with a high baffle and squeezed chamber entrance I think. I'm surprised you can get the focus you need from a NY Link. The ones I have played have been really spread and fat in tone but not focused.
 

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I am playing a stock otto link NY now, and have been for a little over a year now. I am however for various reasons looking for some medium/medium large chamber options to experiment with.

So what's everyone playing on?
That describes most every piece I make..medium large to large with different baffle and setup configurations.

oh..metal...then that would be the Tribute and Mosaic as well as the custom versions of both.
 

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Ken Barry described this mpc (Saxscape Downtown Studio) as being based on a Fred Lamberson-modified RPC he borrowed from a client around 2006. The chamber and baffle resembles a Lamberson 8DD. All I know is it plays very well and takes me where ever I need to go, tonally. I haven't played a whole lot of mouthpieces but this one is a keeper. Makes me want to try a few actual Lamberson pieces, if I can ever find some, that is...
 

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With today's tech Fred's work can and eventually will be duplicated. I personally consider the work of anyone alive and working off limits...especially someone as deserving of respect as Lamberson.

I understand Kens piece is not a copy...just some random thoughts on the shape of things to come.
 
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