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I've lately been thinking about this metal mouthpiece and i wonder is it like a S80 c*? I mean in terms of sound? Also what are your opinions about this mp?
 

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Great mouthpieces, if you can find one that has a good facing. The more modern ones can be questionable. They have less baffle, but abut a smaller round chamber so they tend to be slightly brighter than the S-80 C* but with a much more centered sound.
 

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I liked it better than an S80. To me it was more centered and had a richer tone. This might be because of the material. But it also has a round chamber instead of the square chamber the S80 has. For that reason, it might be more comparable to an S90.
 

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I say none of the above. I find them the be like a Soloist model with the small round chamber. Remember that they come in classical and jazz models.
 

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I have a vintage silver alto that plays great with a lot fuller sound than any of the later HR Selmers I've tried.
 

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thanks for all your guys experiences with these mps. I have one more question and its about round and square chambers, could you guys tell me the difference between them, In terms of sound and stuff. Also is this metal classic mp be able to do some jazz stuff like the S80 could?
 

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aviator875 said:
Also is this metal classic mp be able to do some jazz stuff like the S80 could?
Should do it better. I think I remember that Ralph Morgan asked Selmer when they were going to make a square saxophone for their mouthpieces when they changed them.
 

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Should do it better. I think I remember that Ralph Morgan asked Selmer when they were going to make a square saxophone for their mouthpieces when they changed them.
How about a non-flat reed?
 

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aviator875 said:
I've lately been thinking about this metal mouthpiece and i wonder is it like a S80 c*? I mean in terms of sound? Also what are your opinions about this mp?
I played one for years, it worked better after I flattened the table, but I've moved to less classical, more open pieces. Its a nice piece though, I posted some pictures for a comparison to a beechler bellite a while ago here

http://s35.photobucket.com/albums/d184/iaink/sax stuff/

I'm seriously tempted to sell my D facing alto, its just gathering dust. Any idea what its worth?
 

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The one I have plays pretty well, but has a *lot* of resistance compared to my other metal alto mpcs. I prefer a more free-blowing mpc.
 
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