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    Review: Conn Chu vs. The Martin Alto

    Excellent review of two of my favorite vintage saxophones. Thanks! Go to last post

    jddartdds 10-17-2014 01:41 AM
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    Re: Conn Chu Alto re lacquered?

    Yup that's plating...no lacquer. It is gold plating, two textures. The silver coming thru is because when gold plating is done, it is done over silver plating first. This adheres the gold plating...

    JayePDX Today, 06:38 AM Go to last post

    Re: Rudy Weideoft Holton Alto

    Nice horn, plated too. Does it play or does it need work ?

    JayePDX Today, 06:34 AM Go to last post

    Re: Beginning player

    No...Dark is almost never so Dark that it actually means the horn has no edge to it. Bueschers and MOST vintage horns have a nice top end to their overtones too...they just have a much more...

    JayePDX Today, 06:23 AM Go to last post

    Re: When

    Everyone's story is different. But one typical story goes that a kid/teen starts playing sax in school either on a school horn or a rented instrument. If they stick with it for 4-6 months and they...

    JayePDX Today, 06:14 AM Go to last post

    Re: Is this the correct SDA case...?

    Both my SDA Tenor and Alto, which I bought new in the '60s, came in "Fake Alligator" covered cases, but the inside is the same as the case you are considering.

    I do think a horn of that caliber...

    EllSyd Today, 06:07 AM Go to last post