docformat said:Well seeing as this one is high pitched and without a neck - not a lot. USD 200?
Wow, is the dollar taking a beating or what?Dave Dolson said:I'm thinking more like $10.00
I am so green with vintage sax Dave, thanks for the explanation Bruce. Yeah its not worth the money, cant really play in the band.Dave Dolson said:mjs: You'd regret the $10.00 after you took possession of a hi-pitch saxophone. Me thinks you need to read around SOTW and learn about how vintage saxophones may be pitched. THEN come back and review your last post. DAVE
Who cares? It's a simple matter of underwear tightening As for the pianist, he should be playing electric (ie just a bit of knob twiddling), unless he's some kind of dopey dinosaur. [HP A447, I think.]hakukani said:So, if LP is A=440Hz. What is A= ?Hz for HP?
Dave..I meant that I was wondering if the parts for LP and HP horns were interchangeable. If they are, then someone with a LP conn needing parts would value a HP horn which they'd get for absolutely nothing, than buying a more expensive LP horn for parts.Dave Dolson said:Jacob: Did you mean HP Conn?
Almost everyone is playing LP when they play vintage saxophones these days, regardless of whether or not their horns are marked LP or LOW PITCH. They'd know it if they had an HP horn and tried to play it in an ensemble.
I can't imagine any value in storing parts for an HP instrument - there are so few in service that there would be no long-term business benefit to that end. I don't know if individual rod lengths and keywork is all that different (from HP to LP) but I'll bet there are differences given that body tubes and tonehole placement is probably different.
Yes, one could have a band of all HP instruments, but that would play heck with piano tuners (assuming one had a piano in the band). DAVE