Posted by knowledgable skeptic on January 31, 2001 at 00:49:40:
In Reply to: My stupid question about silver vs. gold posted by Alan Herold on January 30, 2001 at 21:44:00:
Why listen to the comments (unless they are from those whom you respect)?
None of the above - gold, lacquer, belts, chunks-o-junk, etc. will change the "brightness" of your instrument 1% as significantly as a deeper-cupped and larger-throated mouthpiece (at a cost of approximately $45).