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I have in my possession a modern "vintage" 7* link that I don't like.
Maybe it's because I changed to bigger openings, but to me it's a bit "dull", there is not enough presence. I had Freddy Gregory perfect the piece, but even that didn't work for me.

As I am not going to use it, I can put it up for sale or....could it be opened to a 9/9* (around .120) and the facing changed so that it resembles my 9* no USA or some early Florida? Or would there always be something of that "dullness" in the sound, no matter what work would be done to it?

I am curious what the opinions around here will be.

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If you have not done so, ask Freddy Gregory what to try. I generally recommend asking the refacer for a second look at it.

For a dull sound, I would try adding some baffle. This can be done with temporary putty to see if this helps. But if you like big tip openings, you still might not be satisfied.

Since a 7* is a popular size, consider selling it as a FG refaced mouthpiece. You will probably not get all your money back, but you can avoid putting more into it.
 
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