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    Yesterday, 01:30 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Thanks, Bruce.
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    Yesterday, 12:30 AM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Well, I did the filing and it does play way better in tune on high E and F. I don't have a tuner handy so not sure about the rest of the notes. I'm...
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    06-23-2017, 10:19 PM
    Ditto for me, Sean!
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    06-23-2017, 08:42 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    turf3. It's the first problem you mention- slides in OK but not fully. I might try filing off a mm or 2 and see if the tuning improves. I don't...
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    06-23-2017, 02:04 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Ooos! I can see the ebay ad when I go to thew other post I started. Thanks again. I'm gonna carry on with the beast. It's not that bad...had a...
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    06-23-2017, 01:57 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Thanks, Bruce, but the ebay horn donor site is no longer available. :-(
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    06-22-2017, 07:29 PM
    I'd like to find a suitable neck for my Zephyr alto. If you have something that might fit the bill, (something less than $100, I think), please let...
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    06-22-2017, 07:25 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Thanks for your message, soybean. I'm going to carry on with the existing neck for the time being. As I mentioned before, I paid $350 Cn. for the...
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    06-22-2017, 02:56 PM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    My Zephyr is from the late 60s, S.N. 4436XX. The neck is single socket. It is definitely not its' original neck, which is easily seen from the...
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    06-22-2017, 01:30 AM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Interesting. My neck has no S.N.
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    06-22-2017, 01:29 AM
    sandster replied to a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Thanks, but, seeing I paid $350 for the sax, I'm not in a hurry to pick up a $300 neck.
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    06-22-2017, 12:21 AM
    sandster started a thread Zephyr Alto Neck in Eb Alto
    Hello. I just bought a King Zephyr alto and I'm pretty sure its' neck is not original. The neck does not go fully into the receiver. It's lacquer...
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    06-19-2017, 12:37 AM
    Some good ideas here, rairio. All depends where you are living, of course. Assuming that you are in an apartment, the problem is a difficult. I...
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    06-17-2017, 08:36 PM
    sandster replied to a thread 1968 Zephry Alto in King (HN White)
    I'm comparing it to my YAS21. I've heard that these Yamis have a bright sound. The Zep. has a more mellow, (I'd say rounder), sound, in comparison...
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    06-17-2017, 02:07 AM
    Hii. Just want some info on my new-to-me Zephyr Alto. SN 433 xxx. I like it a lot. Ihearaboutthe "good" years, but not much about this vintage. ...
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retired school tchr. sax and clarinet plyr
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