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by saxguy64
(1 post)
5 years ago

Saxophone Lacquer?

I was recently trying to decide on a step up model for an alto saxophone and I decided on the Selmer La Voix II. I was wondering if the different lacquers would produce different tones, specifically the black and silver plated.

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  1. by cuber
    (653 posts)

    5 years ago

    Re: Saxophone Lacquer?

    nope, its a marketing scheme

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  2. by ssrkyle
    (3 posts)

    5 years ago

    Re: Saxophone Lacquer?

    I agree with Cuber. I used to be way into Nickel plating, and I've been recently going back to regular laquer. If there is a difference, I think it's negligible, except that the Nickel is MUCH heavier. I also got made fun of a lot for having Nickel saxophones, which is partially the reason I switched over :).

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