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    Re: Michiganders/Michiganians?

    Came to MSU for grad school in the 70s and got to experience the Magic-Kelser era. Still live in Lansing. Had season hoops tickets from the last year in Jenison until this year, when we decided to...
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    Poll: Re: What Martin sax do you have??

    Just got a rescue The Martin tenor: made in 1948. Was found inside an old highschool band case, which had been in a flood. It has numerous dents, and three tone holes collapsed. Key guard fell off. ...
  3. Re: In terms of resale value will be the next Mark VI?

    The Cannonball Stone Series. Hee.
  4. Re: The difference between a Meyer and a Runyon Model 22

    Yeah, he's pretty good--and he's my kid.

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  5. Re: Do older saxophones favor larger Mouthpieces?

    It also may depend on the shape and volume of the neck. The angular accuteness in curvature of a neck may lead a horn to "favor" mouthpieces of certain characteristics. Same with necks of large...
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    Re: Tenor Neck Curve

    Without actually measuring, I believe that the two necks that came with my Cannonball tenor have quite different curves. Given the same mouthpiece and reed combination, the fat neck with underslung...
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    Re: Keeping your horn in its case

    i am down to one horn that I keep in the case, primarily because the silver tarnishes too readily. I remove mouthpieces and neck after thorough swabbing of both.
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    Re: Trying a new mouthpiece

    As someone who changes mouthpieces all too frequently (but with considerably less experience than you) I invariably find that it takes some time to make them speak fluently. I would give a new piece...
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    Re: Underslung octave help

    I'd say you've probably been eating too many mushrooms and have a fungus in your pip.

    regards

    Channelback (Lansing)
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    Re: cannonball?

    I have a CB stone series tenor purchased new about two years ago and which I like very much. The fat neck produces great sound with larger mouthpieces (7*, etc.) I bought it because I wanted to...
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    Re: your cannonball setup

    I kept the JJ DV NY 7* and am using 3.0 ZZs.

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    Re: Who uses the Olegature?

    I use one on my Jody Jazz DV NY and with my Link STM.

    Bill Knox
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    Re: Reeds on Jody Jazz DV NY

    I've had my tenor JJ DV NY 7* for about a week and am satisfied with ZZ 3.0 reeds after trying various combinations.

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    Re: your cannonball setup

    Stone Series Black/Silver tenor. I play the Phat Neque with a 7* Jody Jazz HR with 2.5 ZZs but am testing JJ DV and DVNY 7* with 3.0 ZZs. When I play the regular Cannonball neck I use the CB 5*...
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    Re: Conn 1933 early transitional??

    I have a plain Jane nickel tenor numbered 247 xxx, and it is an early transitional made in 1931. No lady face, just the Conn name. So yours is a little newer, but still considered an early...
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    Re: cannonball,keilwerth.selmer, or yahama

    Hi, Randal:

    I just bought a new black and silver Cannonball tenor. I also joined a local community band. Would you recommend the black neck and the Cannonball mouthpiece over the Fat Neck for...
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    Re: My 1936 10m

    My 1931 transitional tenor is marked (below the usual patent info):

    T [for tenor]

    M 247 xxx [serial number]

    L [low pitch]

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    Re: reed advice for a metal tenor STM Link 6

    For what it's worth from a beginner, I play an STM 6* with 2.5 ZZs on my Conn transitional tenor. I have experimented with synthetic reeds (Fibracell, Legere, etc.) but have settled on the ZZs as...
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    Sticky: Re: What is your Vintage Conn Setup?

    1931 transitional tenor (247 xxx), nickel, no engraving;
    STM 6*; ZZ 2.5.

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    Poll: Vintage Conn

    Mine is a 1931 nickel tenor.
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