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Tuba Mouthpieces

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Any brass musical instrument will respond better and produce better tone when it is used with a mouthpiece that best fits the horn and the player. The list below consists of tuba (or sousaphone) mouthpiece specifications provided by manufacturer's literature. Different brands may measure slightly differently. The cup depth indication is subjective and is provided for convenience. The abbveviations are: S=shallow, MS=medium-shalloe, M=medium, MD=medium-deep, D=deep. One maker's M might be comparable to another maker's MD. The same subjectivity applies to the Rim Width indication. Entries in the Notes column are usually gleaned from the maker's marketing literature. (If you don't see a mouthpiece brand that should be included, or if you have corrections, please use our contact form to send a suggestion. It would help if you can provide the manufacturer's web site.)
If you wish to find moutpieces that are close to yours in size (or close to another model you know), just click on the Rim column for the one you want to compare. The page will reload with mouthpieces that are the same size, or are slightly smaller or larger.
Comparing mouthpieces near 30.60 mm in cup width   (View all sizes)
Brand Model Rim
Cup Depth Rim Width Throat Back
Bach  25 (buy)  30.60 / 1.205" MW  8.33mm  801   
Bruno Tilz  309-F7  30.50 / 1.201"     6.8mm     
  92-25  30.60 / 1.205"     8.3mm     
Curry  120M  30.50 / 1.201" MD      7.9mm   
  120D  30.50 / 1.201"   8.2mm    V-shaped cup 
Denis Wick  4 (buy)  30.50 / 1.201"   6.89  8.27mm     
  4L (buy)  30.50 / 1.201"   6.89  8.27mm     
Giddings and Webster  Churada (buy)  30.50 / 1.201"     7.87mm     
Joseph Klier  T8-B  30.50 / 1.201"   8.25  8.2mm     
  T8-C  30.50 / 1.201"   8.25  8mm     
  T8-D  30.50 / 1.201"   8.25  7.8mm     
  T8-E  30.50 / 1.201"   8.25  7.8mm     
Yamaha  64 (buy)  30.45 / 1.199" Thick  8.35mm  Standard  Small inner rim diameter 


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