Someone told me that the mark 7 was build strong especially for travellers ....can you see that in the sax ?
I don't have extensive experience with the Mark 7, but I do remember when our high school got a pair of brand new mark 7s, one alto, one tenor. We all fooled around with them to some extent and I remember the left hand keys were so huge that I couldn't play Bb (I was 17 years old at the time, not a small child). Our lead alto player worked with the alto for a couple months, was unable to get it to play reliably in tune, and went back to whatever he had been playing before that. I think our band director actually loaned him his personal Mark 6 alto, but I am not sure about that.+100!!!!
Sure, and that is not a myth*. Regarding the MKVII in general, I've never played one, but two of the best tenor players I've known personally play VIIs and sound fantastic on them. These players, one a woman who doesn't seem to have especially big hands, don't seem to have any problem with the ergos.Maybe the summary on the Mark 7 is something like: "Some are really good, some aren't, and it may work well for you or it may not."