I always assumed that “Mypads” pads were cheap pads. I accidentally tore one when removing it and it turns out they have a foil lining under the leather. Not sure of the purpose and whether it is a good or bad thing.
All right, it is probably a Semi-Rationnel, aka Model 120, but let’s just call it a Rationale. LeBlanc Rationale Tenor Sax Lovely horn, very few of them around, especially in this condition.
Here is an e-mail exchange I had with someone who has experiencing back pain from playing sax: ======================================================== She asked: I was wondering if there is a stand that I can purchase that will hold my alto sax in a ready to play position…can’t do a neck strap and my harness is really starting to […]
Can anyone tell me when this Amati Kraslice alto was made? http://doctorsaxwoodwinds.com/product/amati-kraslice-alto-sax-60187/
It’s a beautiful Autumn day to have the front door to the shop propped open to get a little fresh air, but the dang squirrels keep coming in while I am in the back working on repairs. Lucky that the motion sensor that lets me know a customer has walked in is also triggered by […]
….Madison, WI or Fitchburg, WI. The owner unfortunately had not recorded the serial number. It is a very nice condition YAS-62 Yamaha Alto Sax. Couple of stickers on the case “WORT” and “Electric Spanking”, 3 mouthpieces, a mic…not much else to I.D. it by. Police have been notified and all the regular places, like pawn […]
Pretty obscure topic, hunh? First here is a fairly standard Kenosha Vito with a screw-in pearl and decorative leaf-shaped cutouts: Next up is what I am calling a Pre-Yamaha Vito with a push-through bumper felt and triangular-ish cut-outs: Next, a made-in-France Vito Duke with a screw adjustment bumper and leaf-shaped cutouts: […]
I couldn’t google up a photo of this on the internet. So….here is one. When making the screw rod upon which this front F rocker pivots, I used 42-gauge drill rod and put a M2.2×0.45 metric thread on it.
Serial number 91345. I haven’t tried to figure out the year of manufacture. Planning on repadding with white Roo pads…not sure about resos.
Photos of a battered bow of a Silverplated Conn 12M Bari Sax – 340xxx serial number. No rolled toneholes. Forked Eb tonehole. Photos of a battered bow of a Silverplated Conn 12M Bari Sax – 340xxx serial number. No rolled toneholes. Forked Eb tonehole.