help, i need to know something

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  1. babyfacechulo

    babyfacechulo New Friend

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    Hi everyone. I was wondering what's the effect of a bach megatone mouthpiece into a lightweight trumpet because I have some megatone mouthpieces and a lightweight trumpet and it sounds kinda strange to me?
     
  2. DaTrump

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    Does it sound weird on a non-lightweight trumpet?
     
  3. hhsTrumpet

    hhsTrumpet Piano User

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    Some mouthpieces work better on certain horns. Maybe your bach megatone isn't a good match with your lightweight trumpet.
     
  4. DaTrump

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    What trumpet is it? My hunch though is that it is player error, not a horn mismatch
     
  5. babyfacechulo

    babyfacechulo New Friend

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    well its a besson international usa trumpet and it seems to play better ever since i changed the corks on the tuning slides. and no it sounds just fine with a heavyweight trumpet.
     
  6. babyfacechulo

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    and no it sounds good on my heavyweight trumpet.
     
  7. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    Maybe it is the lightweight lips behind the mouthpiece? This guy seems to manage:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGP3YwwXu7g

    The ganschhorn is a very light horn and the Megatone 3C is exactly what you are talking about.
     
  8. codyb226

    codyb226 Banned

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    The only possible problem that would happen is make your horn off balance.
     
  9. Richard Oliver

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    Owiee! That one hurts. Be sweet.
     
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  10. rowuk

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    It wasn't supposed to be an insult, just a reminder that HARDWARE is usually not the cause for "weird". Another player like Thomas has a great time with the same combo.

    The more stable the chops, the more everything gets reduced to simply more or less comfortable.
     
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