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Earlier today, I took a Yamaha 4C - with a really really messed up facing, and I attempted to fix it.
I don't have access to many advanced tools, so I literally used something of a nail file and some sand paper. I opened it up a bit, with the sand paper, and sanded down the tip rail to about Otto Link Tone Edge thickness.
Ended up with a nice mouthpiece actually...warm and dark sound. It has nice intonation, and decent altissimo. But, the low end suffers some, compared to the Tone Edge.
Anything I can do to fix that?
 

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Re: Yamaha 4C

Low end suffers partially from a bad facing curve. 4C is a good cheap mouthpiece to experiment on :) . The refacers on here should be able to give ya some good tips :) .
 

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I actually also realized that it was a little harder to blow than the Tone Edge. Its kind of like a 'stuffy' response.
Is there anything I can do to fix this?
 
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