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    KMR

    Re: ADJUSTING BAR G sharp... SELMER ALTO

    Milandro, thanks for your posts.

    Yes, the bar which is in place now is adjusted by a mixture of cork and felt. It works fine, just like an earlier BA version.

    Its just that it isnt original...

    KMR Today, 08:29 AM Go to last post
    Gordon (NZ)

    Re: De-burring after leveling

    That is one of the (many) annoying things about many "vintage" or vintage-style saxes. lower stack tone holes are rather inaccessible between the body and the bell.
    I improvise with the very slow...

    Gordon (NZ) Today, 08:28 AM Go to last post
    Pete Thomas

    Re: The Importance of Long Tones.

    I'm not sure of the science behind it, only that it works. Of course it's good to question how things work, but is not necessary to the actual performance. I'm teaching my sone to drive, how knows...

    Pete Thomas Today, 08:28 AM Go to last post
    Gordon (NZ)

    Re: De-burring after leveling

    There is a big difference between removing a burr and smoothing the resulting two edges, and just smoothing the edge of the inside and outside burrs.

    Gordon (NZ) Today, 08:24 AM Go to last post
    Gordon (NZ)

    Re: Mark VI soprano

    You could band-aid it by sticking the right thickness tape in the area where the linkage occurs.
    Possibly a cork is missing there.
    If there is an appropriate "cork" there, then a possibly more...

    Gordon (NZ) Today, 08:22 AM Go to last post