I just tried my Yani T-990 neck (with underslung octave), on my King S-20 and it fit, but not very tight. The octave key arm on the King needs to be extended about 3/4 on an inch more to reach the lever on the Yani neck.
Maybe someone on the forum knows of modifications that would make the Yani necks work on the King?
My Yani T-990 neck is regular brass, not silver. The T-901 neck was also brass but did not have the under slung octave key. I have since sold the T-901. I think Selmer necks fit Yani, with some minor modifications, but getting back to King S-20…
I guess if you alter the neck diameter on your King or use some sort of shim in the Yani neck, in addition to getting the octave lever extended, you might get the Silver neck to fit better. The shapes of the necks are different and this may effect the intonation. It might not be worth the effort.
I decided the difference in sound that I would get from a Gloger Silver neck on my all brass S-20 was not significant enough to justify the expense. My S-20 is an exceptional horn as is.
Bethlehem has Musikfest in August. There are stages set up all over the place and most of the music is free. The festival lasts 10 days.
cheers! Unfortunately I can't come to enjoy the music in Bethlehem this year.
I will be keeping my S20 neck looking for an upgrade original silver neck, I would love to try a gloger neck to decide whether to spend that much money or not. Once I tried a Mark VI neck on My Mark VII and couldn't perceive any difference at all.
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