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Bent on the Bell Near the symbol

Hello Today My Mpc Fall On the Bell And it is do a Bent near the SYmbol on the bell is not my sax but is the place of the b…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Clarinet Re-Pad Advice

I'm about to re-pad a Buescher Aristocrat Bb soprano clarinet SN 75399. I want to put gore-tex pads on it with cork pads on t…

10 years ago
by newreedsyndrome (343 posts)

Looking for a King Zephyr Alto Low C sheet metal keygaurd

I'm looking for the low C key gaurd on a King Zephyr Alto, the sheet metal style. Anybody got any project zephyrs or anythin…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

relaquer selmer Reference alto sax

Hi, My Selmer Reference alto sax has brown spots, i have the option to relaquer or get a new one. My current sax is a great…

10 years ago
by funkysaxophone (5 posts)

My alto plays a whole tone too high

I recently bought a used Yamaha YAS-23 alto sax. It sounded fine in the store, but when I got it home I realized that it play…

10 years ago
by franciante (6 posts)

Old saxophone tuning help

hey guys i just got on evette & schaefer saxophone, its very old(around 1910 or 1915) the problem is that it might be on the…

10 years ago
by franciante (6 posts)

Instructions for replacing neck cork

Hi, I'm going try for the first time to replace my own neck cork on an alto Conn 6M. I generally keep it on a stand and hav…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

loose neck?

hey everyone I'm in the school band and I play the tenor saxophone and other students have played it before me....but when I…

10 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

recommanded pads for old king super20 alto sax (silver neck and bell)

I need to know what pads really work on a kingsuper20 alto saxophone (silver bell and neck) were the original those plastic b…

10 years ago
by STEVE GOODSON (291 posts)

Call me crazy....

Ok so like for the past month I've noticed this annoying problem and I think I'm losing my mind or something...Whenever I'm p…

10 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

New victim.

Just picked up a YTS-21 from a nice guy over at SOTW. he determined it needed an overhaul, his repair person didn't want it s…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Ugh, Clarinets!

Apparently, clarinets are supposed to be easier than saxophones to repad, etc in general: No stacks to worry about, pads easi…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

?$$? Dent Removal ?$$?

HI, I was just curious as to how expensive it would be to have a few small dents removed from the body of a horn in general.…

10 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

Flat Alto

I have a alto sax it is a selmer and it is realy flat i have taken it to the local repair shop and they did not find any thin…

10 years ago
by saxoman_HHS (3 posts)

important question about soprano repading..

Hey guys i finally found a site which is full of experiances sax player so i am in desperate need of your help... well i have…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

"C" Melody Sax

I would like to find a neck and mouthpiece for an unusual C instrument. No dents or damage to the horn at all, case is in gre…

10 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

yamaha alto sax problems

hi i was just wondering if someone could help me with an alto saxophone problem. i'm in advanced band at my middle school, bu…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Really sharp soprano

I have a intermediate selmer soprano and it was made very sharp, 1 and 1/2 steps to sharp in fact. Any ideas on how to fix it…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Minimum overhaul/restoration tool kit?

I've got this horribly neglected 1921 Conn C Melody (with straight micro-tuner neck) and the Ferree's catalog, and I'm trying…

10 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

Bari Sax question

i was recently given a school baritone sax because i'm going to be playing it in wind ensemble next year. so anyway...it's a…

10 years ago
by DaveUK1965 (14 posts)

Forked Eb Key

I've recently acquired 3 vintage Conns (2 altos and 1 tenor) and all 3 have been recently overhauled. In doing so, the forked…

10 years ago
by DaveUK1965 (14 posts)

Removing paint from a horn...

I know it's hard to believe. Tomorrow morning I pick up a 51 Buescher Aristorcrat Series II 140 alto I won up on eBay for abo…

10 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

Repadding Conn Director "Shooting star" with Reso-pads

I need to know if anyone recommends replacing the pads on a early Conn Director (c.1955) aka "Shooting Start" with Reso-pads?…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

To fix an bell brace without a screw

Hi again, As I may have mentioned, that YTS-21 I have doesn't have a bell brace screw and it doesn't look like I'll be able…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

1921 Conn Alto needs complete overhaul...

Last night I learned that a friend has had her grandfather's Conn alto laying about in disrepair for quite a while. She had l…

10 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)
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