I don’t get in many truly vintage metal Otto Link Alto mouthpieces. The market is just too crazy for me to deal with. Too many players looks for magical mouthpieces. And if I hear the words “Holy Grail” one more time, I might scream. But…all that said, this is a nice one: Otto Link “Tone […]
I always assumed that “Mypads” pads were cheap pads. I accidentally tore one when removing it and it turns out they have a foil lining under the leather. Not sure of the purpose and whether it is a good or bad thing.
Berg Larsen mouthpieces ship with a ligature, but some players don’t like them or they are lost/destroyed. What is a good replacement for a Berg Larsen Metal tenor? The Francois Louis Ultimate Small Tenor ligature works well. it is shown in the first 8 photos below. I am sure that there are a few Rovner […]
Seems Selmer still makes these for alto and tenor sax, but have discontinued them for soprano. I have a client who wants one of these for soprano sax mpc.
This vintage mouthpiece is marked 100-2-M. I measure the tip open to be 0.100″. I measure the facing length to be 25mm. That 25mm seems none too long for a Berg bari marked “M”. It shows signs of handcrafting. The facing numbers look they were each stamped on individually. Have you ever wondered why the […]
I recently acquired an older Wolfe Tayne 9 metal tenor mouthpiece. The history of the mouthpiece leads me to believe that it is at least 30 years old and quite likely older. I have in stock a modern Wolfe Tayne 8* metal tenor mpc. that I recently got from Babbitt. It was assumedly made in […]
Using a automotive brake cylinder hone to enlarge the shank bore of a metal tenor sax mouthpiece: