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Recently acquired a YSS62R. In the attached photo, it appears to be missing a screw/other part. Is it just the screw for the lyre holder that's missing? I am not overly familiar with straight sopranos as I play a curved one. Thanks in advance.
 

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Those Yamaha lyre screws are a PITA. :D Somehow they just unscrew themselves and fall out, never to be seen again. I lost the one that came with my old -52, and my daughter's used -23 was missing it as well. There are replacements everywhere if you need it, though.
 

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Did anyone notice that the lyre is missing as well?
 

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assuming that one needs it in the first place...
I mean, how can you survive without that screw? The added mass increases resonance, and makes the horn come to life. 🤭
 

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Lyres are so 19th century.

What is needed is a cellphone or tablet holder. No, not for calls or text, but for music apps, backing tracks, sheet music. You read it here first on SOTW; so if somebody makes that, I get royalties.
 

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Lyres are so 19th century.

What is needed is a cellphone or tablet holder. No, not for calls or text, but for music apps, backing tracks, sheet music. You read it here first on SOTW; so if somebody makes that, I get royalties.
Actually ypou now have to pay them royalties because of mentioning their product without authorization :twisted:

https://mobilelyre.com

 

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Indispensable for playing East European quarter tone folk modes ....very useful too for mounting a small vanity mirror- if one is so inclined...................
... or a security camera that alerts you when you leave your zipper open. :shock:
 
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