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Hello to all,
I have gone through a bunch of threads and would like to know what neck would help my intonation on my Series I alto. The high C#,middle E and high E are extremely out of tune and have been since I got the horn back in
'84.:x I am the original owner of the horn. I have tried the alternate fingerings and have had my high E key adjusted. The alternate fingerings get cumbersome. I have read that a Series III neck helps the intonation, but I did not see if that helped all the problems. Is the Series I neck the problem? I have a link hard rubber 6* and that has helped a little. I play on ZZ reeds, and like their response. But the horn still plays sharp on those notes. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Tx.
Jeff
 

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I actually have a very similar problem with my Series I and am planning to buy a new neck in a day or two. I've tired a Series II neck on it, and everything was fixed. Apparantly there are some errors when machining necks of the old selmer saxes...somone must have fallen asleep on the job.
 

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Just thought I'd post this. I did not get a new neck. However, I was blessed enough to find a Bilger-Morgan 5* jazz mouthpiece and that combined with a Francois-Louis ligature has done amazing things with my horn! I no longer have the serious intonation problems I had before.
God Bless!
Jeff:)
 
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