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Hello, I just bought a hard rubber Alto Sax Meyer 5M mouthpiece off of Ebay and have received it in the mail today. I am new to the alto sax, and I have only had two mouthpieces before-the beginner Yamaha 4C and a Rousseu mouthpiece. Both were plastic. I know this may seem like a dumb question, but I have looked over topics and couldn't already find an answer to it, so I thought I would ask those more experienced than me haha.

Is my Meyer supposed to feel like plastic? I've never had a "hard rubber" mouthpiece before, and I just want to make sure I am not getting ripped off on Ebay. Thanks for helping me out on this one! :)

Leisha J.
 

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Hard Rubber is a type of plastic, by definition of "plastic".

It's easier to work with than the cheap throw-away plastic mouthpieces, because it doesn't "gum up". It turns powdery when work on, making facing more precise, and not clogging tooling.
 

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Awesome! Thanks guys! I am very relieved now haha and I am very happy with my mouthpiece!! Yes, I am definitely glad I left that Yamaha 4C behind :)!!
 
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