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    Default Minibal joints for woodwinds?

    While idly surfing, I stumbled over this:

    http://www.minibal.de/03_Holzblasins...nstrument.html

    Interesting concept. I wonder how these work in old rattly saxes.
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    Default Re: Minibal joints for woodwinds?

    The Eppelsheim instruments use ball bearings for some of the keys. Really interesting and worked very nicely.

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    Default Re: Minibal joints for woodwinds?

    I think the stephanhouser saxophones have a similar sytem on their keys

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    Default Re: Minibal joints for woodwinds?

    Quote Originally Posted by griff136 View Post
    I think the stephanhouser saxophones have a similar sytem on their keys
    only AFAIK they have disappeared from the market.......

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