is it a Gold mouthpiece really

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by anthony, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. anthony

    anthony Mezzo Piano User

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    Hi anyone see this on Ebay selling gold plated 7C mouthpiece for $9.95 free shipping .quite a few being listed..anyone buy one are they good .I was looking for a used Bach 7C and saw this anyone:-oAnthony
     
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  2. -C-

    -C- Pianissimo User

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    Fools gold, maybe. ;)
     
  3. mchs3d

    mchs3d Mezzo Forte User

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    Uh, if it doesn't say "Bach" than it isn't Bach. It is probably a knock-off Chinese brand at best. Maybe it has real gold on it somewhere though?
     
  4. BinaryHulledIon

    BinaryHulledIon Piano User

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    I clicked through a few of these on eBay just to see what you were talking about. None of them even bothered to engrave a brand name. I even found one that swore to fit either Yamaha or Bach. Too bad I play a Blessing...
    :roll:
     
  5. leftmid7

    leftmid7 Mezzo Piano User

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    I bought a gold plated megatone 1 1/2 C copy and actually really liked it...UNTIL the crap plating started wearing away and every time I played it I had a metal tasted in my mouth.

    They are just Chinese copies and while the actual piece is fine as far as measurements and consistency with a Bach, the plating is poop.
     

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