I'm looking at getting either a Mark VI Bari (low Bb) or a SA80 series 1 Bari (low A). Can anyone tell me the differences they may have noticed between these two models? Which would you pick?
The OP was asking about SA80 Serie I. Not sure what changes were made between Serie I and II, but knowing Selmer they have carried on developing the keywork though the run of what is designated as the same model.I find the keywork and general construction much better on the MkVI than the SA80II, though neither of them have the best low A mechanism.
Oops! Should've gone to Specsavers! I think the original SA80 baris were more like MkVIs in their design, so should be more comfortable under the fingers than an SA80II.The OP was asking about SA80 Serie I.