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  1. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hello, fellow forum hornheads, I've been looking for durable, acoustically-responsive pad options for my old Jean Dumont/Martin Frères clarinet from the 60's. It's currently padded with cork for ring and registry keys, bladder for side trills and lower body cups. I'm sticking to Ferree's Tools...
  2. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hi, I am a new member to this forum. I've always loved the saxophone and recently bought a Continental Colonial at auction for $70. I know very little about saxophones, but I am fairly certain the pads have never been replaced. There is mold around the tone holes and a dent in the bottom. I'm...
  3. Pads and Resonators
    I am working on a King C tenor. The horn is gold plated, and has the original one stitch white pads which still play! Still, new would be a definite improvement. The tone holes are not flat, but not terrible. Because they still have the factory gold plate on them I am hesitant to file them...
  4. Pads and Resonators
    Hey all, so I've been working on a 1950's Pan American Alto and I need some help. This is my first time working on a horn so I am still learning. I've replaced all of the springs which was a pretty simple task; however, pad installation is giving me some trouble. I used shellac to put the pads...
  5. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hi all, I recently moved to LA. Does anyone know of a good person to go to in the area to do general maintenance (pad replacement, tune-up)? Thanks! th3bl0b
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