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I recently bought an old Buescher Big B tenor saxophone, but it hasn't got an original neck as I can see it from lacquer difference, but sound of saxophone seems to be good, should I look for original neck or not... and is it possible to say what is the necks make or model?
 

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ilikesax said:
I recently bought an old Buescher Big B tenor saxophone, but it hasn't got an original neck as I can see it from lacquer difference, but sound of saxophone seems to be good, should I look for original neck or not... and is it possible to say what is the necks make or model?
Have you checked the intonation of the instrument with that neck? If it plays in tune, no problem (other than maybe cosmetic issues). But if it's the wrong neck, the intonation of the instrument may be thrown way off.
 

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the intonation seems to be normal... ofcourse some lower and higher sounds are too low... but I think it is a question of playing that instrument... or isn't it?
 

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One of the best intonation Bueschers I've had sported a later neck.
 

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bruce bailey said:
Is it the proper model for the horn or some other brand?
actually I don't know as I can see in other pictures of Big B the neck is different as it is for me...
how can I tell if it is or not buescher neck?
 

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by the way when I'm playing this horn more... I've recognised that I can't play lower sounds quite, because they don't sound then... but one reason of that could be that tihis horn has not been played for a long time...
 
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