Sax on the Web Forum banner

soldering a silver plated sax

5069 Views 11 Replies 6 Participants Last post by  Chu-Jerry
I have done solder repair on lacquered saxes so I have a pretty good idea what the results will be. Now I have an old silver plated sax where I am thinking of removing some posts (instead of cutting off the keys). Searching the forum I am not sure if silver plated horns are easier/cleaner to solder than lacquered horns. What do you think? Thanks.
1 - 1 of 12 Posts
Would you have the post held in place and have the solder run in by capillary action or would you get the solder onto the parts first?
Usually you run the rod through the post and screw it in to the matching post. This lines everything up. Then you solder. Same with pivot screws (at least for me).
1 - 1 of 12 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.