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  1. Conn
    1932 6M transitional alto body: Repairable or parts horn only? I'm visiting my friend's moving sale and on a bottom shelf in the garage under a pile of keys and other random woodwind parts, I find a 6M transitional body (no neck) that appears to have either been in an unfortunate incident...
  2. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    I recently bought a alto saxophone from eBay and was wondering if a repair tech would be able to determine the playing condition of my horn. The problem is I have the horn with a 2 week return option but will not have a mouthpiece, reed, strap, etc. For about a week 1 1/2 due to shipping. Do I...
  3. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    I recently purchased a Conn 10m, (serial number 270, XXX) and it's in need of some repairs, probably an overhaul. Also I'm pretty sure it's been relaquered, so I'm not sure what damage that did or did not do. Anyway I need to find a repairman or place to have it repaired. I live in Southern...
  4. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    so I'm taking a shot here, if someone could describe the proper steps and maybe how to do some of the hard ones id be very appreciative
  5. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hey all, I just bought the music medic repair kit for saxophone and am really interested in at least learning to read my instrument. Any tips?
  6. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    We are proud to announce that Barnard Instrument Repair finally has a website, and we would like to invite everyone to check out our new website. Thanks to everyone who helped in this process and thanks to all of the customers who made this site possible. The adress is, www.barnardrepair.com
  7. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    If you are near Birmingham, AL and looking for a repairman, go to collinshornworks.com. Steve Collins was a repairman for years at a big store, only to become tired of kids "renting" or buying mediocre horns..."just good enough" to play. The corporate suits would not allow him to spend the time...
  8. What to Buy & Why: Saxophones
    If you are in Birmingham, AL and looking for a beginner or pro sax, go to collinshornworks.com. Steve Collins was a repairman for years at a big store, only to become tired of kids "renting" or buying mediocre horns..."just good enough" to play. The corporate suits would not allow him to spend...
  9. Sax Repair, Maintenance and Modification
    Hello repair techs, I am interested in a change of career to repair tech, and I am looking for information like career outlook, earning potential(realistic), and a general job review. I have done a few repads and just wanted to see if this is a career option to pursue or just for fun. Any info...
  10. Necks
    Hi, folks I've got a tenor neck in dire need of repair. Somewhere in it's long history the neck of my tenor was bent downward and repaired. Nonetheless, creases remain on each side of the neck. These creases have been soldered, taped, and prayed over but are doomed to split again. This is...
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