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Plastic Tenor Horn Mouthpiece

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TH-PL
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The Wedge TH71 is similar in size and playing characteristics to a Denis Wick 5 tenor horn mouthpiece, but with Wedge advantages. Inner Diameter: .71 inches (18.03 mm)

The Wedge TH73 is similar in size and playing characteristics to a Denis Wick 4 tenor horn mouthpiece, but with Wedge advantages. Inner Diameter: .73 inches (18.54 mm)

The Wedge TH75 is similar in size and playing characteristics to a Denis Wick 3 tenor horn mouthpiece, but with Wedge advantages. Inner Diameter: .75 inches (19.05 mm)

The Wedge TH77 is similar in size and playing characteristics to a Denis Wick 2 tenor horn mouthpiece, but with Wedge advantages. Inner Diameter: .77 inches (19.56 mm)

The Wedge TH79 is similar in size and playing characteristics to a Denis Wick 1 tenor horn mouthpiece, but with Wedge advantages. Inner Diameter: .79 inches (20.06 mm)

 

The throat size on Wedge Tenor Horn mouthpieces is .210 inches (5.33 mm).

 

Delrin Plastic -

  • Feels softer on the chops because it has more give than metal. This is a great advantage for players with braces.
  • Not as slippery as silver, giving more grip.
  • Added grip makes Delrin mouthpieces feel smaller than their metal counterparts with the same size designation.
  • Not as smooth as metal, so some players may feel slight chop irritation for the first day or two while they adjust.
  • More comfortable to play in cold weather because they feel warm on the chops.
  • Plastic mouthpieces are more responsive than brass, making soft entries more secure.
  • Articulation less crisp with less point at the front of the note compared to brass.
  • Darker sound than brass.
  • Less core in the sound compared to brass.

 

The Gen 2 Wedge low brass mouthpieces have a second generation Wedge design that incorporates elements from our highly successful Gen 2 high brass rim. They have an accentuated oval rim shape that extends right down to the base of the cup.  This unique oval cup shape amplifies the effect of the Wedge rim, providing greater responsiveness and more core to the sound compared to a conventional round cup of similar depth and volume.

 

Acclimatization time varies, but most players find they have fully adjusted to the new rim shape within a few days. Most players are able to alternate between a Wedge rim and conventional rim, although the vast majority of players will convert all of their mouthpieces to the Wedge design because of its obvious advantages once they have adapted. We do offer discounts to players who need to purchase a number of Wedge mouthpieces for various instruments.

 

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