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Low B-flat when hitting low B issue

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If I hit the Low B key at all while playing the low B-flat, low B-flat will not come out. There is some sort of leak (I'm assuming).

I was under the impression that hitting both should still close the pads to play low B-flat.
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There is an adjusting screw connected to the B key that is pressing on a part connected to the C# key. I assume you are talking about the Mark VI in your signature but I'm going by an alto I have here (not Mark VI) which is probably about the same. Press the C# and B keys seprately and together and you will notice how this mechanism works.
I'm sure someone will correct me if I am wrong but I'm prety sure that Mk VI's are not fitted with that. there's just an arm that is attached to the C# hinge that goes underneath the B key arm and the linkage is usually cork (i use hicotex here)
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