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Alto G Key Pearl

On my Alto the G Key pearl(fake) inset is lost and I am looking for someone where I can get a replacement. Any help would be…

9 years ago
by KCHORNS_REPAIR (11 posts)

Sticky G# key

Yesterday I rented a Keilsworth Soprano sax, and i'm attempting to relearn after a 12 year hiatus. I'm finding that the G# ke…

9 years ago
by KCHORNS_REPAIR (11 posts)

pearls

i have a yts-52 and i lost the f key pearl (right hand first finger) and the b flat bis-key. I believe they are real pearls.…

9 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

Plastic mouthpiece problems

At home, i use a great yamaha yts-52 but I have to rent a school sax because i bike to school and obviously cant carry it. At…

9 years ago
by saxskillzyamaha (52 posts)

Cork torn on neck of 1920's Conn Tenor

Is this repairable or should I be looking for a replacement?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need Advice Quick!!!

First, I would like to know your thoughts on a standard overhaul. I'm talkin' new pads, springs, corks, bumpers, dent work, p…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Brass protection

For an old unlacquered brass horn - once it is polished, how do I keep it from tarnishing again? Don't want to lacquer it, do…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Frustrated with sax and have no money for repairs

I have a 13-year old Yamaha YAS-23 that I received from my parents when I first started learning the sax. I have never had it…

9 years ago
by themanwhoiscool (3 posts)

Building A Key

I purchased an Orsi (Italy) tenor sax with the entire high E key nissing. That includes the top pivit post and all rods etc.…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

relaquer?

i have a yamaha yts-52 with a lot a wear on the laqcuer about 70% original. Would relaqcuering be a good idea and what would…

9 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

no neck

I just ordered a vintage Conn 12M from Woodwind Brasswind, and it arrived in the mail - inside the beat-up box and (original)…

9 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Funny noises

Let me begin by stating that I am a beginner. I have been taking lessons for just under a year and practice religously. Let m…

9 years ago
by saxtech (12 posts)

Martin Sax

I posted this in vintage but didn't get anything yet. I got a Martin Alto (1936 serial # 104650) yesterday and found two thi…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Super Action 80 II Alto and its lower octave key, HELP

I have a super action 80 II selmer and in my last college lessons my instructor said, "your lower octave pip tone whole is to…

9 years ago
by sirmarkus2 (11 posts)

Buescherbig"B" alto restoration

Hi guys, I'm new to forum.I'm a drummer who loves saxophones and am now a novice player. I shop on E-bay and am trying to fin…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

martin baris

the octave key on my 1950's bari wont work. When you press the key, it always stays shut. sorry i dont know the model number,…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Conn reso's --- Why?

I've been contemplating using reso's on some vintage Conn horns I own. All other vintage Conn's I've done,rolled tone holes a…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

The fun of soldered toneholes

I now have an Truetone bari with soldered toneholes. I'll just say how surprised I was at how well this thing played with som…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Recommendation - UK repairer

Can I recommend the services of John Clark of the Woodwind Workshop, Manchester, to any UK readers of Saxquest ? He just did…

10 years ago
by DaveUK (1 post)

What do we have to know ?

What are the basic repairing abilities that every sax player should know to take care of his/her horn?

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Neck plaster...?

Today was my first day as a tech apprentice at my semi-local music shop. One of the first people to come in brought in a bass…

10 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

Baby powder?

there's this guy i know who uses baby powder for sticky keys. is this okay for any type of horn? would it hurt my selmer ref…

10 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

Conn28M Plastic Guard

I've been reading some of the sax repair posts, and thought I would add some information about a guard I just made. These pic…

10 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

Beuscher TT Curved Soprano 1925 need screws

Replacement screws for side right B flat Pivot post...Where to get these?

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

SOPRANO SAX HEEEEELLP!!!!!!

Hey guy's! I'm a year and a half experienced tenor player, obviosly just experiencing the wonderful world of music and my fam…

10 years ago
by Saxdragon (22 posts)
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