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Turning a saxaphone blue

I have an old saxaphone that is n longer playable. In order to continue enjoying this instrument I am turning it into a de…

5 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Having issues with airy, crackling noises

I've been having issues with my saxophone making airy, crackling noises recently, I have made sure there wasn't any spit i…

5 years ago
by F35H (16 posts)

How much do keypads cost actually?

Hi guys,

I recently sent my alto sax for a repad. Just wondering what is the keypad that technicians usually use a…

5 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Public School Music Programs. Who Really Cares !!

Now that I got your attention,

I CARE!!

As part of my current job I am networking wherever possible.…

5 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Overhaul or naw?

Hello! I've been contemplating this for a while now but I haven't been able to make a decision because I'm not sure my ins…

5 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Sax Repair Located in Nassau County NY

Hi all. Do any of you have any recommendations for a great - pro-level sax repairman working out of Nassau County, NY. Tha…

5 years ago
by yonysatur (10 posts)

I don't want to relacquer, but it's rusting. Any other options?

Hello!

I've got a Selmer Super Action 80, Series I, that I inherited from my dad and I've been playing for…

5 years ago
by yonysatur (10 posts)

Cannonball Tenor High G

Hello, I've been having issues with my tenor saxophones high G. This ouccurs randomly but sometime when I blow into the ho…

5 years ago
by yonysatur (10 posts)

Sax tone has changed since overhaul

Hi there!

I am based in South Africa and we really…

5 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

1929 Martin Handcraft Alto - parts?!?

I'm looking for anyone out there who has a few parts to spare for a 1929 Martin Handcraft Alto (gold-plate). I need t…

5 years ago
by yonysatur (10 posts)

Is this repairable and how? How much would it cost?

Hi everyone! I'm a new member to this website and I was wanting to see if anyone could answer my question. I'm a musician…

5 years ago
by RyanCannonball (45 posts)

Tricks for sticky key?

The G# on my vintage Conn has begun sticking closed and I'm not sure what I can do to correct it. The pads are only a year ol…

5 years ago
by saxybill1 (8 posts)

CA 1927 Elkhart Horn - Decorator Piece or Diamond in the Rough?

Hi there,

I picked up this Elkhart Inst. Co. LP alto horn, and I'm now trying to sort out whether it would be w…

5 years ago
by neurorocker (2 posts)

My website for sax repairs

Visit my website www.saxmanrepairs.com for info on sax repairs.
All types of sax repairs
Very competative prices…

6 years ago
by CalebFeiring (1 post)

Cleaning Reed Mold

Im really bad at the saxophone, and It’s my second year playing on it.
I noticed black / grey gunk growing on m…

6 years ago
by mgictwnger (46 posts)

Keilwerth SX90R Baritone Sax busted in car accident

So I work in a repair shop, and we just got in this SX90R bari sax that was in a car accident and now it's in pieces.…

6 years ago
by Catracer (6 posts)

Keilwerth SX90-R Springs

Hello my name is ed Quintana I live in Miami and I'm looking for the set of springs for my sax it's a SX90-R Black nickel…

6 years ago
by edquintanamiami

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…

6 years ago
by RavenSax (4 posts)

Old Selmer Baritone Saxophone

Hey gang, I am doing repair work for a middle school in my area and they brought me an old Selmer Baritone Saxophone. …

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Selmer SA80 SII lacquer removal

Hi folks, 

I've decided I want to strip the lacquer from the body of my SA80 SII alto, bought new around 1…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Springs and barbercue

Brasswinds are much simpler instruments than woodwinds. A statement of fact few here would disagree with, I'm sure. That's…

6 years ago
by RobertD (73 posts)

Air Leak

Hi I got a new Selmer La Voix II about a month ago, and suddenly the middle range is not playing right.  It feels lik…

6 years ago
by eaglescout2516 (3 posts)

Repair early model Brilhart Level Air's bite plate

I have a Level Air that I purchased in 1966. The bite plate is almost worn through, and I need to replace it. Can anyone stee…

6 years ago
by [email protected] (1 post)

Perpetually sharp vintage Bari

I have a 1937 Buescher Aristocrat baritone sax with an interesting problem. For a while now it has been playing extremely…

7 years ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Dolnet's Last Run of Saxes The Universal and Universa

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7 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer
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