Melt them down and make howitzer shells out of them.I will collect all the unwanted thrown away saxophones with lacquer problems and suitably dispose of them
So it's kind of like all that gray hair on my head, the sagging skin, the paunch, the wrinkles on the face? Special, full of history and wisdom. Yes, I think you have something there, aaronbigB.If it doesn't affect the playability of the horn, consider it unique, one of a kind, character to your horn. There is none other like it and cant be replicated in the exact way. IMO... when the lacquer starts to break down you are really starting to get a special horn. Full of history and wisdom. Consider yourself privileged to have it in your possession and your part in the relationship is to make it sing.