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Somehow this is NOT your grandpa's Grafton.
 

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princeganon said:
not unless they make the exact same sax in brass.
It doesn't matter if it isn't made in brass. If it sounds like a sax, it sounds like a sax and the material didn't matter.
 

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Now that is a pool sax.. cool sax I mean.
At last not only singers but also sax players will be able to practice in the shower!
Also... ding/dentproof I guess?

Great concept in any case!

... can't wait... to weight the bari version.
 

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Carl H. said:
It doesn't matter if it isn't made in brass. If it sounds like a sax, it sounds like a sax and the material didn't matter.
well, i don't see why it wouldn't sound like a sax. but seeing as people argue about the the sound difference of different types of metal/plating/lacquer that ALL sound like saxes, and create subtle if any differences, just because it sounds like a sax doesn't mean it would sound like the same sax had it been made of brass, (although i tend to think it would.)

that said, if it isn't noticibly different sounding than the average sax, then i don't see how different types of lacquer/metal and whatnot can really make a perceivable difference. i mean, if two types of metal make a noticble difference, than the difference between metal and polymer should be HUGE.
 
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Well I know one sound that a plastic sax can make that is unique to the material.
The cracking sound that is made as the sax hits the floor !
Better stock up on superglue !!! :D
 

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Vibratosax,

Your website needs to have the specifications and the detail chart viewable and enlargeable so that it is legible. In it's present state, it is not.

If this horn is a legitimate attempt at a good quality, playable horn, there will be much interest. Owning a Grafton (compliments of a good friend, Bob Amram), I can attest that there are real possibilities with a plastic bodied horn if the materials and design are sound (pardon the pun).
 

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Thanks for all comments, Our goal is to help the new comer getting their hands on this instrument much easier with the cost, weight & standard fingering.
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Website is still on host testing process , enlarged viewable will be completed soon.
 

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Excellent!

I would just love to have a go on one of those, can you post some sound clips and more photos?

Well done indeed!
 

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Four words:

Bass sax under $1,000...

Well, I guess that's five words if you write out the number. And maybe even six words if you add the adjective "lightweight". But you get the idea.

That would be awesome....
 

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Where's the octave vent?
 
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