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M/Pieces - Ligs PPT Tenor

jazzdoh

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Just bought on Ebay a PPT Blue Tenor 7* mpc and was wondering what lig some of you used,noticed it has a bit of a taper.
Does the mpc take alto or tenor ligs?

Thanks in advance
 

Pauline

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I have the tenor onyxite PPT 7* and use a standard tenor rovner cloth type lig. Seems ok to me.
 

davidk

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Hi Brian

I use a Faxx slim baritone ligature on my PPT tenor. They're on the store here:
http://tamingthesaxophone.com/store/mouthpieces/ligature-for-ppt-tenor/prod_26.html

Out of stock at the moment, but also available here:
http://www.woodwindandbrass.co.uk/c...xx&PN=baritone_sax_ligatures.html#a1954#a1954

A cap is included with the ligature.

There's a thread discussing PPT tenor ligatures here:
http://cafesaxophone.com/showthread.php?2358-PPT-Ligature-recommendations

Hope this helps. Enjoy your new mouthpiece!

David
 

jazzdoh

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Thanks for the replies,should have some of the ligs mentioned,just have to wait for the mpc to arrive early next week.
 

kevgermany

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I found the Rovner types that I tried held the reed tightly near the neck, but too loosely near the tip. Best so far is a Marc Jean (or is it Jean Marc?) two screw that I bought from the yard sale. A touch expensive, but fits perfectly.
 

jazzdoh

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Thanks Pete hope to get the mpc Tues/Wed,will check the Rovner's out and take a look at the MJ as well.

Thanks all for your replies
 

teebones

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TomMapfumo

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+1 for Marc Jean ligatures, which I have on all instruments (saxes at least). They are hand made in Canada and carry no import charge in UK - cost about £45. Marc is also a really nice bloke!
 

jazzdoh

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Mpc arrived today,initial thoughts are very good,plays well,good response,intonation fine and have a few ligs that fit,using an alto Rovner EVO-5 with Legere Signature reed.

I like the blue colour,the one on Ebay thats £165 is from a company that regularly marks things up at top end prices,think they might have a problem selling it at that price.

This is my first Pillinger mpc and i am impressed.

Thanks again for your replies
 
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