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    Jazz CatJazz Cat
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    when i first start playing, no problem, but after 1/2 hr both middle g/g# squeak all the time; driving me nuts.. any ideas?

    tried diff reeds/mps; the only fix is if i loosen embouchure alot & press g key extra hard, which isnt practical .. pads are relatively new, didnt see any light leaks

    #90181
    RockinRobin
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    Hi Jazz Cat
    I get a warbly sound playing the low C with my Guardala MB II fat boy tenor. Tip opening is 8* or 116. When I blow my 7* mouthpieces there is no warble. I assume the larger tip opening contributes to a warble wound.

    #90260
    JohnnyJohnny
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    sounds weird to me….did you try going from both octaves? I would experiment that way, and also going from thos notes, and going to those notes to see if it is indeed just those notes cause it doesn’t make sense

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