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    Default Silverstein x Marc Jean Marc II

    Doubt: Silverstein Cryo or Marc Jean Mark II?
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    Default Re: Silverstein x Marc Jean Marc II

    The cryo treatment is unlikely to do anything to the metals that mouthpieces are typically made from. (It has a valid application with steel. Other than that, mainly for voodoo advertising hype for musical instruments.)

    As for material, read post number 24 at https://forum.saxontheweb.net/showth...aterials/page2
    And I know it is ligatures rather than mouthpieces, but watch this extreme tongue-in-cheek video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ghMCiV8hTg

    What affects a mouthpiece is the shape inside it.
    A mouthpiece is a very personal thing so you will really only get a valid answer to your question by trying them.
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    Default Re: Silverstein x Marc Jean Marc II

    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon (NZ) View Post
    The cryo treatment is unlikely to do anything to the metals that mouthpieces are typically made from. (It has a valid application with steel. Other than that, mainly for voodoo advertising hype for musical instruments.)

    As for material, read post number 24 at https://forum.saxontheweb.net/showth...aterials/page2
    And I know it is ligatures rather than mouthpieces, but watch this extreme tongue-in-cheek video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ghMCiV8hTg

    What affects a mouthpiece is the shape inside it.
    A mouthpiece is a very personal thing so you will really only get a valid answer to your question by trying them.


    Many thanks Gordon.

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    I like them both, very well made. The Silverstein (cryo or no doesn't matter imo) is a cleaner sound, it damps more of the vibration of the reed, which some like. The MJ allows for more reed vibration and so brighter sound, more overtones up and down the spectrum. Maybe a little better response too. So which is better for you depends on which way you're looking to go.

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    Default Re: Silverstein x Marc Jean Marc II

    Thank you for your opinion, mfry...

    Very good.

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    Default Re: Silverstein x Marc Jean Marc II

    For Saxman11, I can not respond inbox, its not the reason.

    My email to contact: carpejazz@gmail.com

    Thanks a lot for the help.

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