While the thumb hook on my alto was comfortable to play, I had issues with its location on my tenor. Its just way too low and means my thumb has to bend back too far and results in soreness. To overcome this I have taken to sticking cork pads on the back of the side f# tonehole cover to rest my thumb on. This results in a much more comfortable playing position for me.
At the risk of opening a can of worms, has anyone else removed the side F# tonehole all-together in favour of a higher thumbhook?
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