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28M Connstellation Alto

After working on an alternative to hand engraving ordecals, I've finally gotten a pretty nice alternative. Thought you may li…

8 years ago
by connman2 (4 posts)

----- Loosen keys on old vintage alto -----

Hello to everybody I have to start a job of general revision on a True Tone alto, pre-1926 (no rollers on G#, no altissimo f…

8 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

Removal of mother of pearl buttons - HELP!

Hello to everybody, I have treated in another discussion the lacquer removal, I still thank who have helped me and I am proce…

8 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

need springs

where or who sells new needle springs, can't seem to find them on Votow or music medic, olny the bandroom had some but was ju…

8 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Mouthpiece Repair Book

Does anyone know of any good mouthpiece repair/refacing books? Thanks, Matt

8 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

Hello, I'm new at this...so here goes. I have a Buescher aristocrat #285630 and a spring broke on the B pad. The spring is se…

8 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)

was fine today till packed it away at a lesson and came back and all notes play fine

was fine today till packed it away at a lesson and came back and all notes play fine apart from G which come out in g# no mat…

8 years ago
by Scrythe (22 posts)

Tear drop Front High E and F key- Selmer Alto

I own a Refernce 54 alto. I asked Selmer if they sold a modern Front High F and E key for the horn because I do not like the…

8 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

a new neck . . . can I repair the old one?

So I broke my neck . . . It hurt. Anyway, I was pulling of the neck on my alto sax and the part with the pad on it broke off.…

8 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Corrosion on Lacquer

Does anyone have a good idea for trying to remove small areas of early stage (I hope) corrosion? These are most notable aroun…

8 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

Microtuner Set Screw

Hi, My Conn 6m Microtuner set screw isn't set. What kind of tool is used to adjust it--it looks square (and is, of course, q…

8 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

Cleaning the Saxaphone

I own a CONN Tenor sax. I have some scratches on him and i want to make him shiny because I have a concert next week. So wich…

8 years ago
by JimF (9 posts)

Loose Neck

Hi. What is the process by which a saxophone neck joint can be made less loose? Several of the saxophones in the High Schoo…

8 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

Is Conn Tenor 1926 worth more painted -original paint?

I have a 1926 Conn Tenor sax - New Wonder Series it was painted gold from the factory-would it devalue it badly if we stripp…

8 years ago
by newreedsyndrome (343 posts)

mk VI with cracked bell

Hi, I recently went to play a 1963 mark VI tenor. The horn was beatiful and played great. There was one problem though. It h…

8 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)
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