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Saxophone Mouthpiece Facing Guide Source: The Sax Shop LTD
Soprano | Alto | Tenor
| Baritone

The top line of each chart describes the opening in thousandths of an inch.

Soprano saxophone mouthpiece facing chart
 

 
BRAND
5055606570 7580859095100105
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BARI Ebonite
  .58 .60 .62 .64 .66 .68 .70 .72 .74            
 
Beechler
4 5 6 7   8            
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Berg Larsen
50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85        
 
Dukoff
  D4 D5 D6 D7 D8 D9 D10        
 
Guy Hakwins
    4-5 6 7              
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Meyer
5 6-7 8-9 10                
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Otto Link
5 5* 6 6* 7 7* 8 8* 9      
 
RIA
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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Rousseau
2R, 3R 4R 5R 6R 7R 8R            
 
Runyon
5 6 7   8 9   10 11      
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Selmer
C*, C** D/E F/G H I              
 
Vandoren
S15   S25   S35              
 
Wolf Tayne
  4 5 6     7          
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Yanagisawa
5 6 7 8 9            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other brands worth checking out..
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Alto saxophone mouthpiece facing chart
 

 
BRAND
60 62 65 70 74 75 80 83 85 90 95 100 105 110
 
BARI
      .72   .77   .82 .87          
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BARI (R.C.)
    4 5   6 7              
 
Beechler
    3 4   5 6   7   8      
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Berg Larsen
      70   75 80   85 90 95 100 105 110
 
Couf
  4*       5-6 7-8 9* 10*          
 
Dukoff
    D4 D5 D6   D7   D8 D9 D10      
 
Guy Hawkins
            4   5 6 7 8 9 10
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Meyer
      5   6 7   8 9   10 11 12
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Otto Link
4*   5 5*   6 6*   7 7* 8 8* 9 9*
 
RIA
1   2 3   4 5   6 7 8 9 10  
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Rousseau
3R   4R     5R                
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Rousseau Classic
    NC4 NC5 NC6 NC7                
 
Rousseau Jazz
      JDX4   JDX5 JDX6   JDX7          
 
Runyon
2 3 4 5 6   7 8   9   10   11
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Selmer
B* C C* C**   D E   F G   H    
 
Vandoren
  A20 A25 A27     A35   A45     A55    
 
Vandoren Java
            A35   A45     A55 A75 A95
 
Jumbo Java
            A35   A45     A55 A75 A95
 
Wolf Tayne
            4 5   6 7 8 9 10
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Yanagisawa
                5 6 7 8 9  

Tenor saxophone mouthpiece facing chart
 

 
 
BRAND
65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130
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BARI
        .85 .90 .95 .100 .105 .110 .115 .120    
 
Beechler
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10        
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Berg Larsen
      80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120    
 
Couf
    3* 4-5 6-7 8*                
 
Dukoff
    D4   D5   D6   D7   D8   D9 D10
 
Guy Hawkins
      4 5 6 7 8 9   10      
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Meyer
    5 6 7 8   9 10 11 12      
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Otto Link
  4 4* 5 5* 6 6* 7 7* 8 8* 9 9* 10
 
RIA
  3 3* 4 4* 5 5* 6 6* 7 7* 8 8* 9
 
Runyon
1 2 3 4-5 6 7   8   9   10 11  
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Rousseau
    3R 4R 5R                  
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Rousseau Jazz
          JDX4 JDX5 JDX6 JDX7 JDX8        
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Selmer
C C* C** D E F G   H          
 
Vandoren
  T15   T20 T25 T35                
 
Vandoren Java
          T45 T55   T75   T95 T97    
 
Jumbo Java
          T45 T55   T75   T95 T97    
 
Wolf Tayne
      4 5 6 7 8 9 10        
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Yanagisawa
            5 6 7 8 9      

Baritone saxophone mouthpiece facing chart
 
BRAND
70 73 75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130
 
Beechler
        3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
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Berg Larsen
70   75 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130
 
Dukoff
        D4   D5   D6   D7   D8 D9
 
Guy Hawkins
          3 4 5 6   7 8 9 10
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Meyer
        4 5   6 7 8 9 10    
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Otto Link
      4 4* 5 5* 6 6* 7 7* 8 8* 9
 
RIA
    3*   4*   5*   6*   7*   8*  
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Rousseau
    3R 4R 5R 6R                
 
Runyon
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8   9   10   11
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Selmer
B*   C C* C** D E F G H        
 
Wolf Tayne
          3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
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Yanagisawa
            5     7   9