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  1. Misc. Accessories
    I've been using a Hodge silk swab for my tenor saxophone after each playing session. This swab is a largeish silk cloth attached to a long cord. The cord is dropped from the neck collar to the bow of the sax; when the sax is inverted, if lucky the cord will fall out of the bell where it may be...
  2. Misc. Accessories
    I know that BG swabs (fake chamois) are washable, but how? I couldn't find any info on their website. Machine wash? Hot, warm or cold water? Dryer or air dry?
  3. Misc. Accessories
    I bought a BAM SW-0018 swab for my soprano saxophones, because I use and like BAM Trekking cases and BAM mouthpiece pouches. The swab was supposedly designed for straight soprano saxophones. I put the swab in the bell and tried to pull it through the neck but it became firmly lodged in the neck...
  4. Polls and Surveys
    When I clean my clarinet I swab it then I put the pad savers in, but people say that the pad savers are bad; I think it's because they buy the bad cheap ones. I have the H.W. Pad Saver and it's been working fine. What do you think?