One Piece vs Modular Mouthpiece Options
One piece mouthpieces are great if you just want a mouthpiece that works and is as simple as possible. They also cost a little less than a modular mouthpiece ($240).
Modular mouthpieces consist of a top ($175) and separate backbore ($105/$85). The backbore can be a Wedge backbore or a backbore from another manufacturer such as Warburton, ACB, Pickett Brass, or any other product that uses the common 3/8-40 thread.
Modular mouthpieces can be fine tuned by using different top and backbore combinations. Once the parts are screwed together there is no loss of efficiency or sound transmission compared to a one piece backbore.
The throat size of the top has to match the throat size of the backbore. We offer a #27 or #25 throat. Warburton standard backbores have a #27 throat.
Advantages of a One Piece Mouthpiece
* Excellent choice for many players who do not need the flexibility of the modular system.
* Full range of diameters and cup depths.
* Available with the regular Wedge rim or optional 5 or 10 degree angled rim.
* Throat sizes are #27 (.144 inch) or #25 (.1495 inch).
* Materials include silver plated brass, gold plated brass, and black Delrin plastic.
* Tops and backbores work with Warburton, ACB, Pickett, Kanstul and similar mouthpieces.
* Tops and backbores have a #27 or #25 throat, which must match.
* Separate tops and backbores allow different combinations of backbore sizes, weights, and lengths for fine tuning your mouthpiece. into the page.
The following different options mean that modular mouthpieces can be fine tuned by using different top and backbore combinations. Once the parts are screwed together there is no loss of efficiency or sound transmission compared to a one piece backbore.
* Sizes include Small, Medium, Medium Large, Medium Large-Large, and Large.
* Available in silver plated brass, gold plated brass, and stainless steel.
* Stainless steel adds responsiveness, projection and brilliance.
* Heavy weight backbores provide a darker sound, more core in the sound, and greater stability.
* Regular weight backbores are more responsive.
* Two piece backbores are available in Bb length and a shorter C length, which improves the pitch of most C trumpets.
* Longer and shorter shanks available for adjusting mouthpiece gap.
* Tops are available in silver plated brass, gold plated brass, clear acrylic plastic, or black delrin plastic.