Workin on my sound (still)

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Went with an all metal ligature this time..and put a little snake oil on my pads. That's the trouble with buying a cheap horn...probably cost more to get it runnin right than what it's worth. Gonna work with the snake oil treatment again overnight..otherwise it'll be into the shop for a re-pad. You can hear a strubble on the low end...

Feedback on the sound would be appreciated

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July 13 2014 10:33:11
jmrukkersjmrukkers Good sound, what brand/model of sax is this?
+0 July 13 2014 17:33:45 jmrukkersFishinmissio
It's a 1918 Buescher I swooped off the shelf in a local pawn shop during a 1/3 off Thursday..I always played an alto back in the day..and thought a tenor would be fun..
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July 13 2014 18:22:01 jmrukkersjmrukkers
Those old Bueshers can b real treasures, enjoy.
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July 13 2014 18:41:55 jmrukkersFishinmissio
Mine's an Elkhart..kinda confusing on it's history..Ser # dates it at 1918..but ties in with the True Tone models..it's not real pretty..looks it's age
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July 13 2014 19:03:35 jmrukkersjmrukkers
I've got a true tone alto, plays very well. Fascinating, those older saxes, a lot of tonal variety back then.
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July 13 2014 22:02:19 jmrukkersFishinmissio
I remember getting my first Mark VI...paid $300 for a mint 1968 model in 1971...shoulda bought a 100 of them back then..lol
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July 13 2014 10:06:39
WeazleWeazle Very smooth and cool! :) Nice add!

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July 13 2014 06:26:35
cody trippcody tripp cool

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July 13 2014 04:41:03
francisco alfrancisco al bom som

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July 13 2014 02:22:55
akethesnakerakethesnaker WOW 96 years, I had a guitar who was from 1911. A Levin, the swedish company who Martin buyed up and killed. Levin made better slide guitars than Martin he he

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July 13 2014 02:09:34
FishinmissioFishinmissio If the horn has any leaks..low notes are impossible...as well as subtones. First treatment hepled..I'll see how the overnight job comes out. Too frickin hot here to be outside much so I'll get some more time on it tomorrow..Poor thing is 96 years old..
+0 July 13 2014 02:26:10 Fishinmissioakethesnaker
Should have answered here, nice playing! Sounds great! I have a fish smokery close here so it`s no problem for me exept that they are so expensive:D, but good quality fish from the ocean here.
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July 13 2014 02:07:38
FishinmissioFishinmissio That would be struggle..not "strubble"..lol

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July 13 2014 02:06:37
RickplayerRickplayer Cool sounds good to me

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