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« on: Nov 12, 2017, 07:27AM »

Hello
somebody here, who have experience with the Marcinkiewicz 10 vs the Marcinkiewicz 11,
sound and balance of the two pieces? Both seemed to be nearly the same.
(perhabs Ben Griffin?)
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« Reply #1 on: Nov 12, 2017, 02:49PM »

I haven't used a 10, but I'm back on and enjoying my 11.  I'm also interested in this information.

When you say "nearly the same," I assume you mean according to the published specifications.  Marcinkiewicz seems to have an unusual classification system for his mouthpieces.  As far as I can make it out, the numbering system refers to cup volume; this generally corresponds to cup depth, but you'll notice that a small increment in inner rim diameter is accompanied (on the whole) with a larger increment in cup depth as you compare adjacent "sizes".

The 12C and 15, for example, have idenfical specifications, but I suspect that the shape of the cup (more funnel-shaped for the non-C pieces) makes the 15 cup size a step smaller.

Now, what all that means in terms of playing characetristics ...
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