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  1. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    Hello, I'm a beginner, and i have been offered a 60's Vintage Keilwerth Toneking Tenor, completely restored (650€ bill!) for 1.300€. My teacher does not know this saxophone, and he told me that i have to look at the ergonomics, weight (and, of course, value). Does anyone know about the...
  2. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    I have fibromyalgia, two wedge fractures in my thoracic spine, and a bulging L5 disc, as well as a pronounced kyphosis from hanging large pieces of metal from my neck for 45 years (I play alto, tenor, bari, soprano, clarinet, flute and oboe). I have tried multiple office task chairs to sit in...
  3. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi guys, I have been in touch with some of you regarding nailing down the tenor sax that sounds rich and has a good amount of core sound to it. Well, I settled on Buffet Crampon Super Dynaction. I really love the tone. My instructor has a 5 digit mark VI and he always complements the sound of...
  4. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    :)Hi all Greetings from Dublin Been getting help from this and other forums for a long time so decided to contribute something i think is usefull. I refer here to Stephen Howards article at shwoodwind on the use of a moldable material which he used for palm key risers and such called sugru...
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