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Didn't he go missing over the English Channel?..... Oh sorry, wrong Glen.....
 
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I've played a couple , both alto's at my local music store. I have yet to see a tenor or anything else. Typical horn for it's price range. Not bad , but not great either. Definitely not the worst I have played. Just another example of the cheap horns that are everywhere today. The real question is, will they hold up ? They also make trumpets. The trumpets are OK as well.
Considering how cheap they are, they played better than I expected. But don't take that as a ringing endorsement. I know the store owner, and could probably buy or trade for one of them, at a really low price. But I am just not that interested.
 

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This is a reprint of a review of a brand new Glenn Edwards Alto Saxophone Model AL101GA that I did on 1/29/08.

Leaks
-High F key leak at back of pad
-High E key leak at back of pad
-Side Bb key leak at back of pad
-Fork F# key leak at back of pad
-Upper B key leak at back of pad
-G# key leak at back of pad
-Low D key leak at back of pad
-Low B key leak at back of pad

Specific Manufacturing Defects

-Fork F# key opens too wide
-Fork F# lever poorly located
-Low Eb key binds-poorly fit
-Low Eb rod not slotted properly
-Low B tone hole out of round
-Body octave pad not seated properly
-Poorly fit neck tenon - leaks air

General Manufacturing Defects
-Foot corks fall off to the touch - many missing
-Pads are sticky throughout
-Insufficient glue in key cups
-All pads have seats that are too deep
-Pivot screws are poorly designed
-All tone holes checked were not level
-Several springs loose in their posts
 

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This is a reprint of a review of a brand new Glenn Edwards Alto Saxophone Model AL101GA that I did on 1/29/08.

Leaks
-High F key leak at back of pad
-High E key leak at back of pad
-Side Bb key leak at back of pad
-Fork F# key leak at back of pad
-Upper B key leak at back of pad
-G# key leak at back of pad
-Low D key leak at back of pad
-Low B key leak at back of pad

Specific Manufacturing Defects

-Fork F# key opens too wide
-Fork F# lever poorly located
-Low Eb key binds-poorly fit
-Low Eb rod not slotted properly
-Low B tone hole out of round
-Body octave pad not seated properly
-Poorly fit neck tenon - leaks air

General Manufacturing Defects
-Foot corks fall off to the touch - many missing
-Pads are sticky throughout
-Insufficient glue in key cups
-All pads have seats that are too deep
-Pivot screws are poorly designed
-All tone holes checked were not level
-Several springs loose in their posts





So....



aside from those minor quirks are you saying as a sax it makes a great lamp stand?:D
 

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So....
aside from those minor quirks are you saying as a sax it makes a great lamp stand?:D
Actually they are quite good looking, but are just a saxophone in "kit" form. For another $600 you could have a tech do a repad and mechanical overhaul and have a pretty well made sax---except for the poor intonation, of course. :D

John
 

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I wish I knew then what I know now. A person advbertised a Glen edwards for 450.00, regular 998.00. I am totally disatisfied with this . I spent all my money on this piece of junk!
 

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There is probably only one of them, but jumping from owner to owner extremely fast. :D
 
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