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Came across this Baritone mouthpiece at a church garage sale this morning… It was labeled as a Tenor mouthpiece, but is actually a Bari.
I have never heard anyone speak of a Selmer USA metal mouthpiece before but figured for $20 I would give it a go.
My Bari is disassembled atm.. (actually a 1964 Bundy/Buescher eBay project for $75 that I am restoring..) but nonetheless unplayable currently so I have nothing to try the mouthpiece on.
Anyone have any knowledge, or better yet experience, with any of these mouthpieces?

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They made a lot of them in the '80s and '90s. I don't remember actually playing one but I haven't heard anything really bad about them. You got a great deal so give it a try when you get a chance.
 

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I remember seeing one of these and trying it out in the mid 2000s. I don't remember anything in particular about it except I didn't choose it.

Looks kind of Dukoff-y around the baffle.
 

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Yep, I’ve got one in a 7*! It’s a nice piece, super easy and immediate response. It’s very free-blowing relative to my Berg and can take a bit to tame. When you do, however, the result is a nice tone. It has a buzz to that is great for R&R. I use a RR 3.5 with nice results. Spend some time with reed and ligature placement, small adjustments can make quite a difference in my experience.

You got a steal at $20!
 

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Thanks for the feedback..
I bought it with the condition that I could return it (yeah I know, its only $20 and I could ebay it for more than that).. and well as it is a Bari mouthpiece it obviously does not fit my Tenor which it was sold as.
If some of you think its pretty descent then I will keep it for my Bari as soon as I finish its restoration.

Thanks Again.
 

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Oh definitely hang on to it, they are well made mouthpieces in my experience. The sound may or may not fit your concept, but it should blow!
 
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