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Greetings, I have a thread going in the Beaugnier section about this old Vito low A baritone that I just got. I started putting it back together today and it plays nice and sounds great up to G. Then A and B are quite flat. Then C is back to being in tune. Any ideas? I've got the upper stack venting pretty wide open and the octave keys are venting plenty. I've only got 2 bari mouthpieces and one [my Otto Link] really needs work because it came from the factory in sad shape. The problem seems the same with both pieces. What do you guys think? Thanks.
 

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Is the flatness in both octaves?
 

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Yes, It's in both octaves. G1 and G2 are nicely in tune with each other. I did a lot of dent removal in the upper crook so definately nothing in there. I'm starting to wonder if I need to lower the action everywhere and then push the mouthpiece in further [I'm already in pretty far].
 

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Are side C and Bb in tune? Do you know if it played in tune before you got it?

Is the other mouthpiece similar to the link in design? Maybe a different design might have some effect on this.
 
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