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buffing during relaquer

who much weight does a low bb mark vi lose during a relaq job?

11 years ago
by Conclave (45 posts)

Thor? I thought that was a Norse God...

I ride by an antique store on the bus everyday--and everyday I see the same old and interesting alto sitting in the window. T…

11 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

If my sax were stolen

Hello, fellas!. I just want to know what can i do in the case that someone stole my sax.There is any website where could be p…

11 years ago
by Zevulun (24 posts)

Buescher soprano.....with a hole????

Check this out 1 replies by ilkbj21 (1 post) 11 years ago

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Tenor Conn New Wonder Series II or Tenor Selmer Super Action?

Anyone could please tell me if a Conn New Wonder Series II is a good horn and around how much could it cost?.And, anyone arou…

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

6M lacquer removing - which non-chemical techniques?

Hello to everybody I would like to remove the lacquer of a 6m from '50, it is heavily tarnished, with a non homogeneous color…

11 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

Combination of mouthpieces and exercises.

Hello!, i have a Conn New Wonder Series II Tenor Saxophone and i play it since 3 months ago.I use a Berg Larsen Metal mouthpi…

11 years ago
by Zevulun (24 posts)

gaylord saxophone

I just came into possession of a tenor sax and the only marking I see is "Gaylord". Anyone have any information about this li…

11 years ago
by BlueEyedGrk1 (1 post)

semler mark VI alto with low A

hey guys i was just wondering if anyone know anything about how a mark VI with low A plays i have heard alot about the mark V…

11 years ago
by bopman (1 post)

Buescher 400 Baritone saxophone

Just out of curiosity is a Buescher 400 Bari sax serial # 365XXX a good horn, I know it is pre selmer but it is close to the…

11 years ago
by ALTO_BARI_CLARINET (1 post)

MINT Conn 10M on Ebay, one of the nicest I've seen!

I was checking the Conns for sale on ebay and came across this beauty! This is possibly the nicest all-original 10M I have ev…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Oliver Ditson vintage stencils?

Hi, does anyone know anything about Boston's music company's stencils, I have a vintage silver plate alto here with Oliver Di…

11 years ago
by goodwalsh@comcast.net (4 posts)

Trying to figure out if new horn relacuered or not

I just bought a 1939 selmer balanced action tenor (28xxx), and I'm trying to figure out if it has been relacquered or not. It…

11 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

to holton, or not to holton

okay, i hear a lot about vintage sax brands, conn, buescher (i have a 400 tenor) king, all the usual suspects. why are holton…

11 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

CONN Made for Carl Fischer

Who would know about the Carl Fisher Saxophone's made By CONN. can anyone give me the time frame of these stencil Horn's. Tha…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

old sax need info

i have a buescher alto sax s/n 250516 silver in color under the s/n says lowtone, any help would be great thanks steve

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Conn Saxophone New Wonder Silver/Nickel plated ALTO in original case & accessories

This saxophone is my grandfather's who just past away last week. My grandmother wants to know how much it's worth. I had a ba…

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

HELP

i have just started playing alto sax at the begggining of this school year. I am pretty good as i already play in pep band. r…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mark VI woes...feeling conflicted :-\

Howdy folks, sorry in advance for the long, rambling post, but I think a bit of detail is in order so I can get some differen…

11 years ago
by iosis (2 posts)

1947 selmer balanced action

what are the average price for a horn of this age does anyone know

11 years ago
by WinstonWolf (3 posts)

Trying to Date my Conn C Tenor Sax

Hi, Sorry for not posting in the other discussion but it looked like it was abandonned. If anyone could help find out some…

11 years ago
by jazzears (12 posts)

selmer balance-action tenor

I am new to this forum so I will keep this message brief in order to see if I'm doing this correctly. I have a selmer balance…

11 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Question about Elkhart Ecceschex

Hello, We have an Elkhart Ecceschex and we were wondering if anyone could give any information on it's value. On the front i…

11 years ago
by guttersnipe (3 posts)

Need Help Dating a Bruno Stenciled Conn

I have a gold Stenciled Bruno Conn sax that is numbered 82008. It is stamped low pitch with a patent date of Dec 18, 1914. Fr…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Pan American Sax

I was just given a saxophone today, it says Pan American Model made by the Pan American Band Instrument and Case Company, Elk…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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