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Hi,
I have a Protec mouthpiece case but it only can hold 4 tenor mouthpieces, it supposed to be for 6 but they don't fit.

Can you share or do you have any ideas on how and where to store multiple mouthpieces in one single case?

Thanks and best,

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I'm not sure where to acquire such an immense case – but I've got to ask: do you actually need to bring six tenor mouthpieces to a gig? (on the assumption – perhaps mistaken – that this is what such a case is used for).
 

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I'm not sure where to acquire such an immense case – but I've got to ask: do you actually need to bring six tenor mouthpieces to a gig? (on the assumption – perhaps mistaken – that this is what such a case is used for).
No I don't. I just like to have everything organized in the same place, is for storage purposes.
 

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I have a set of small plastic drawers that they sell at hardware stores for storing nuts & bolts and other small parts. They come in several different configurations and sizes. I store mouthpieces as well as ligatures, mouthpiece patches, reed working tools, cork grease, etc.. You'd be surprised how quickly you can fill one of these things up with all sorts of little bits & bobs.
 

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Another option is to use individual neoprene mpc holders, then find a convenient size box or bag of some sort to carry the number of mpc’s that you may need. This is what I use to protect my mpc’s:

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Plus as an added bonus you can keep your beer cold while playing!
 

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Put 'em in your Pro-Tech where the neck goes. I use a KIWI NY bag for my neck.

I see now you are just looking for storage, hell man a fishing tackle box would do that:mrgreen::mrgreen:
 

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You need a mouthpiece drawer. I have a reed drawer in the night stand in the guest bedroom. When people are visiting they don't put things in a nightstand drawer just like you don't at a hotel, because you'll go off and leave them. Anyway, I picked up a home-made wood box somewhere that I keep any spare mouthpieces in along with anything else mouthpiece-related, like reed caps, ligatures/screws, patches, bags, etc. A wood cigar box is great for this, also spare necks.
 

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I use a low, wide box with a piece of styrofoam cushioning for my mouthpiece drawer, but was considering getting a one-level plastic organizer or tackle box with dividers to keep 'em from rolling around.
 

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A few years ago, a friend hipped me to the Hohner harmonica cases. I thought it was crazy at first but it’s been the best mouthpiece storage system I’ve ever used and I have a whole bunch of these cases now. They’re great and not too expensive and will fit any piece from sop to Bari
 

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I use the ones for brass instruments. Altos and some tenors fit in the trombone holders. Some fit on a belt so you can switch on the run........not happening on woodwinds.
 

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I saw pics of a case made from what i think was a junked flute case. New foam and velvet. Pretty simple and effective.

Also as stated above...clear plastic tackle boxes and tackle box inserts work great if you dont need fancy padding.

The plastic is pretty soft and the boxes have various levels of easy size adjustments.
 

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I’d like one that hold 12 pieces.
Just in case one of those odd notes comes up.
You can’t use one for all the notes, it’ll wear out in no time.
Then you’ll need more for each octave you think you might use.
So 36 should do it unless your altissimo is pretty solid.
 

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..with a good cooler you can keep them on Ice..
 
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