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Buzzy A on Martin Handcraft

Hello everyone, my apologies if this topic has already been covered. I have seen from time to time remarks about the "buzzy…

9 years ago
by michael@woodwindshop.com (5 posts)

Selmer Mark VI Alto/Baritone Clothes Guard

I'm looking for a clothes guard for a '72 Mark VI baritone sax. The broken part appears to be identical to the alto version.…

9 years ago
by michael@woodwindshop.com (5 posts)

wanted: Super 20 tenor low C guard & clothes guard

anyone have these two guards for sale? email: stankbutts@hotmail.com

9 years ago
by midsouthmusic (1 post)

Installing high F# key

Well this is dear old Dad again. You guys have been great and very helpful in the past with my daughters set up. New question…

9 years ago
by grandpacrotchrocket (10 posts)

Replacing a Spring

Hey guys. I have this old King Zephyr tenor that needs a spring replaced (low B key, in the joint bell key mechanism). The on…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

How to get rust of a sax

Hey guys, can you give me any suggestions on how to remove rust from a saxophone?

10 years ago
by ptd (1 post)

Kudos to Curt Alterac at Music Medic

One of the first people I met at my first NAPBIRT conference was this kind of short bald guy standing in front of a display t…

10 years ago
by Gary51 (17 posts)

Broken Soprano Sax

I bought a cheap soprano sax made in China off EBay about 5 years ago. I was playing in church last night during a service an…

10 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

My Reed Won't Stay Closed.

Good thing too right? Here's a question for the Wizards. When the energy wave arrives back at the mouthpiece, after making 2…

10 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

Selmer AS210 D key Repair

Hi, hope everybody is doing well. I recently purchased a Selmer AS210 online and, after only a couple weeks of messing around…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

True Tone Tenor Neck

My first True Tone is a Tenor SN 67XXX I liked it so much that I now have a TT alto and sop. I love the horn but have been le…

10 years ago
by kevingalayda (2 posts)

Saxophone Tuning Need Help!!!!

I have a 2004 monique bari sax that is full of tunning issues. I have heard that by adjusting the distance my pads open I mig…

10 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

old sax restoration

I found a few old saxophones at a pawn shop with my brother yesterday. I don't know what kind and I think some of them were b…

10 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Is this sax relacquered?

is it in good shape?

10 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax 37XXX (1981) problems

Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax 37XXX (1981) ok.. this saxaphone layed dorment for 7 years totally taken apart.. so naturally some…

10 years ago
by jaketg99 (3 posts)

Is repading a sax really as hard as your local tech would like you to think.

I have an old sax in really good condition but it needs a couple new pads. I really don't see the point in paying so much to…

10 years ago
by saxandbassplayer (42 posts)

Need Alto neck

Picked up a old 1959 Conn Shooting Star alto sax for my daughter to use in marching band. I don't want her to mess up her pro…

10 years ago
by grandpacrotchrocket (10 posts)

Reputable vintage repair shop in or nearest to Louisville, KY

Does anyone know of a good, reputable repair shop that handles vintage saxes in the Louisville, KY area? I would rather not s…

10 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Jbtsax's Moving The Mouthpiece - Derin Insert Tests

This is an interesting topic. I hope you don't mind my migrating it here from over there. It seemed to have bogged down. Unde…

10 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

King Tempo Bari parts

I have a beater King Tempo (german made Keilworth stencil) that I'd like to place back in service. It's got a broken neck soc…

11 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

"The Martin" Tenor Pad Question

Hey all. Wondering if anyone knew what the original pad/reso combo on these was. I've heard from some people that they need t…

11 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

Key Guards

where can I find 2 key guards -- one for the Eb one for the C -- King Super 20 ALTO let me know --- John Bell --(jboctet@aol.…

11 years ago
by jboctet (1 post)

Limp Neck

I've owned my bari for 2 1/2 years now, and have never had problems with it, until recently. The neck has become loose, and n…

11 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

neck problem??

ive been playing my laquer cannonball global series tenor for a number of years now; and been using the silver neck exclusiv…

11 years ago
by RyanCannonball (40 posts)

Good/Reasonable Repair Shop In LA?

Can anyone recommend some shops in the L.A. (not OC) area that won't charge too much, but also do great work? I've heard Mann…

11 years ago
by haduran (52 posts)
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