I only asked because I have one and I like it very much. It's just that I keep seeing negative remarks such as they are not well made or they are a "piece of junk." From the serial number I think mine was made in the early nineties. Just curious to see if anyone thinks they're good. I like the sound of mine and it seems to stay in adjustment for quite a while. I use a Meyer 5 moouthpiece with it and I think that helps a lot.
That would be the last model of the US horns. They are much better than the junk on ebay from China but a step below the Yamaha 23. I think the biggest problem is that they are a bit heavy and the keywork is not all that balanced. If you like it, play it as that is the final answer!
I have a Conn 20m purchased new in 1987 and it served me very well through 5 years of high school marching, jazz and symphonic band, and through four years of Clemson Tiger Band. I never had an issue with my horn. I would like to upgrade but I am unsure what would be a good next step without going overly expensive.. Any suggestions?
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You will likely get more responses to your inquiry, and be in the correct forum folder for such questions, if you post this as a thread in the ADVICE ON BUYING OR SELLING A SAXOPHONE section.
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