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by saxoman_HHS
(3 posts)
8 years ago

Flat Alto

I have a alto sax it is a selmer and it is realy flat i have taken it to the local repair shop and they did not find any thing wrong PLZ help should i buy a new one?

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  1. by kneejerk52
    (397 posts)

    8 years ago

    Re: Flat Alto

    are you a new player? what kind of selmer? what is the playing codition of the horn? how do you know it's the horn? read other threads about tuning.

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    1. by saxoman_HHS
      (3 posts)

      8 years ago

      Re: Flat Alto

      not really i have been playing for 6 years don't know good i don't but i use a plastic legere reed do you think that could be it?

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      1. by kneejerk52
        (397 posts)

        8 years ago

        Re: Flat Alto

        is this a new problem? reed can make a difference, but not just the plastic, any reed or all play a little different.

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        1. by Sax Mom
          (964 posts)

          8 years ago

          Re: Flat Alto

          File this under "too obvious" but, can you push the mouthpiece further onto the neck? Also, some mouthpieces affect the intonation... has there been a change?

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        2. by saxoman_HHS
          (3 posts)

          8 years ago

          Re: Flat Alto

          i have tried that but on the flip side i got new reeds and a new mouth piece and it sound great so thx 2 all who tried 2 help love yall

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