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  1. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    I recently picked up an obvious early Chinese or Taiwanese tenor sax in Sydney for $60. Swallow "Super" model with a serial under the thumbrest "No.1170" I've been looking for a 'project horn' to be my guinea pig for delacquering/patina experiments and repadding/corking for a while and this...
  2. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi there, Someone suggested Viking M58 as the poor man's Mark VI with a good core. I heard other reviews about its altissimo range being easier and clearer sounding than some other tenor saxes. I recently got a comment that Viking M40 sounds richer and more Selmer like than M58. I'm wondering...
  3. Bb Soprano
    So, I recently received my high school's old Yamaha 61 Soprano and much to my displeasure, things aren't working quite right. I have the necessary tools to fix problems as long as they aren't leaks. But first, is it worth fixing up? If so, how would you fix sticking pads?