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Where to bend needle springs?

Given that most springs require some tension adjustment via bending, where is the best point to bend springs? If the point of…

7 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Saxophone repair book

is there a book that will teac

7 years ago
by STEVE GOODSON (291 posts)

Bleach bath OK?

I've got a 1921 C Melody (see '1921 Conn Alto...' thread) that needs some serious de-mildewing action. Given that all the pad…

7 years ago
by Saxesofevil (24 posts)

Smashed Mark VI

I recently purchased this Mark VI as a restoration project. It was found by a music teacher in a dumpster in New York. It did…

7 years ago
by Saxesofevil (24 posts)

Conn 12M Bari Neck & Repair

I thought some of you may like to see the 12M I just finished. 10 replies by Slausonm (51 posts) 9 years ago

7 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

1920'S BUESCHER REPAIRS

I have two Buescher's from the 1920's and am trying to decide if major repairs are advisable. The first is a soprano serial#1…

7 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

cure for sticky pads

an old teacher of mine taught me a trick to clean out sticky pads, now i realize he didnt know a damn thing about saxophones…

7 years ago
by saxophonist_104 (148 posts)

Selmer MkVI Bari Parts

I'm looking for replacement keys for a MkVI Bari. I've tried Ferrees Tools but they don't have the ones I need. They are: Key…

7 years ago
by idahobar (8 posts)

1936 Conn Conqueror

I have a 1936 Conn Conqueror (

7 years ago
by idahobar (8 posts)

bite plates on mouth pieces

I have a Vandoren V16 tenor pi

7 years ago
by haduran (52 posts)

How Important are Honesty and

In selecting a repair tech to

7 years ago
by Saxquest (341 posts)

high c problems / neck size

I have been playing sax for about 14 years, I have 2 questions that have been troubling me: 1. When I play a high C on alto,…

7 years ago
by MRFIXIT (19 posts)

Total overhual. 1914 c melody.

i am thinking of buying a 1914

7 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Sax repadding

The only descent instrument repair man that works around me says he would charge 3-4 hundred bucks to repad my sax. I have ne…

7 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

1923 Conn C Melody sax neck qu

My Conn's neck ( I believe ori

7 years ago
by west (242 posts)

How long to regulate a sax?

Just wondering, How long, in

7 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Just a thought......

I am new here to the forum. I

7 years ago
by Tranesyadaddy (279 posts)

weltklang saxophone

I have a weltklang tenor sax,

7 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

An Interesting Video on Sax Re

7 years ago
by JBTSAX (364 posts)

help?!!--I need a neck for a 7

my e-mail: nhegge2@msn.com

7 years ago
by saxophonist_104 (148 posts)

Pad recommendation?

Hi, thanks for taking the time

7 years ago
by vzkgszhz (5 posts)

Selmer USA Replacement Parts

Does anyone know where I can order these? Or a phone number to call? I have looked all over the internet and I can't find any…

7 years ago
by JBTSAX (364 posts)

leveling tone holes

so, just out of curiosity, wha

7 years ago
by JBTSAX (364 posts)

Please recommend the best sax

My fiance has a very expensive

7 years ago
by zeroboom (2 posts)

Mouthpiece Cosmetics

Hey Guys, I'm new to sax ques

7 years ago
by Slausonm (51 posts)
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