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Installing high F# key

Well this is dear old Dad again. You guys have been great and very helpful in the past with my daughters set up. New question…

5 years ago
by grandpacrotchrocket (10 posts)

Replacing a Spring

Hey guys. I have this old King Zephyr tenor that needs a spring replaced (low B key, in the joint bell key mechanism). The on…

5 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

How to get rust of a sax

Hey guys, can you give me any suggestions on how to remove rust from a saxophone?

5 years ago
by ptd (1 post)

Kudos to Curt Alterac at Music Medic

One of the first people I met at my first NAPBIRT conference was this kind of short bald guy standing in front of a display t…

5 years ago
by Gary51 (17 posts)

Broken Soprano Sax

I bought a cheap soprano sax made in China off EBay about 5 years ago. I was playing in church last night during a service an…

5 years ago
by kelsey (850 posts)

My Reed Won't Stay Closed.

Good thing too right? Here's a question for the Wizards. When the energy wave arrives back at the mouthpiece, after making 2…

5 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

Selmer AS210 D key Repair

Hi, hope everybody is doing well. I recently purchased a Selmer AS210 online and, after only a couple weeks of messing around…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

True Tone Tenor Neck

My first True Tone is a Tenor SN 67XXX I liked it so much that I now have a TT alto and sop. I love the horn but have been le…

5 years ago
by kevingalayda (2 posts)

Saxophone Tuning Need Help!!!!

I have a 2004 monique bari sax that is full of tunning issues. I have heard that by adjusting the distance my pads open I mig…

6 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

old sax restoration

I found a few old saxophones at a pawn shop with my brother yesterday. I don't know what kind and I think some of them were b…

6 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Is this sax relacquered?

is it in good shape?

6 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax 37XXX (1981) problems

Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax 37XXX (1981) ok.. this saxaphone layed dorment for 7 years totally taken apart.. so naturally some…

6 years ago
by jaketg99 (3 posts)

Is repading a sax really as hard as your local tech would like you to think.

I have an old sax in really good condition but it needs a couple new pads. I really don't see the point in paying so much to…

6 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Need Alto neck

Picked up a old 1959 Conn Shooting Star alto sax for my daughter to use in marching band. I don't want her to mess up her pro…

6 years ago
by grandpacrotchrocket (10 posts)

Reputable vintage repair shop in or nearest to Louisville, KY

Does anyone know of a good, reputable repair shop that handles vintage saxes in the Louisville, KY area? I would rather not s…

6 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Jbtsax's Moving The Mouthpiece - Derin Insert Tests

This is an interesting topic. I hope you don't mind my migrating it here from over there. It seemed to have bogged down. Unde…

6 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

King Tempo Bari parts

I have a beater King Tempo (german made Keilworth stencil) that I'd like to place back in service. It's got a broken neck soc…

6 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

"The Martin" Tenor Pad Question

Hey all. Wondering if anyone knew what the original pad/reso combo on these was. I've heard from some people that they need t…

6 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

Key Guards

where can I find 2 key guards -- one for the Eb one for the C -- King Super 20 ALTO let me know --- John Bell --(jboctet@aol.…

6 years ago
by jboctet (1 post)

Limp Neck

I've owned my bari for 2 1/2 years now, and have never had problems with it, until recently. The neck has become loose, and n…

6 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

neck problem??

ive been playing my laquer cannonball global series tenor for a number of years now; and been using the silver neck exclusiv…

6 years ago
by RyanCannonball (36 posts)

Good/Reasonable Repair Shop In LA?

Can anyone recommend some shops in the L.A. (not OC) area that won't charge too much, but also do great work? I've heard Mann…

6 years ago
by haduran (52 posts)

"stuffy" D problem

I am curious about an issue i am having with a newly aquired hohner president tenor. after trying different mouthpieces and f…

6 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

who know sax repair in new york

does anyone know the repair man in new york who're good and repair for affordable price. i just dropped my sax and some pads…

6 years ago
by I8BurntToast (5 posts)

Cleaning satin or matte silver

What is the best way to clean a satin or matte silver sax. It isn't tarnished. It's just dirty.

6 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)
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