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FS; Sakshama Studio G Handmade Bronze mp,90 tip

Discussion in 'Sold' started by daveysaxboy, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Fantastic handmade bronze mp by the great Sakshama.Studio G 90 tip.His take on a Guardala studio mp but he adds his magic touch and plays with more warmth than any DG.As in new condition,this cost me close to $500.00 when the customs got me.He sells them at $375.00 plus shipping.Sell £200.00,I get postage and donation. 100_3929.jpg 100_3924.jpg 100_3935.jpg
     
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  3. rhysonsax

    rhysonsax Well-Known Member

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    Davey, Davey, Davey ........ I thought this one was THE ONE !

    By the way, I'm guessing that this is an alto with its 90 tip ?

    Rhys
     
  4. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Silly me,yes alto.Needs must.I love it i do but in a hole so must go.
     
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  6. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Yes its great and a beauty
     
  7. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Thats a different studio G he done in silver plate.That was done for a guy on SOTW in the USA that i talk to.Mines in bare bronze and i got him to sign it when he made it.He has made me a bunch of tenor G's also and a Florida link
     
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    Hmm...

    Bit of a long shot, but I don't suppose you have any idea how this might compare to a Lawton 7*B.
     
  9. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    More free blowing than a lawton.Can get that Sanborn,Dufler sound nice on it.It has a very nice warmth with just right amount of edge.I like lawtons on tenor but the alto lawtons i tryed just did nothing for me.
     
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    I have got on well with Lawtons on alto as well as tenor, bari and soprano. I seem to see professionals playing them most on bari, then tenor - seldom on alto (although my old teacher, Ken Stubbs plays beautifully on his Lawton alto) and never on soprano.

    I think the alto Lawton 7* has a tip opening of 0.085" so this one of Davey's is a little more open.

    Not much in it though and Davey has described the sound differences.

    Rhys
     
  11. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Lawton altos that i have blew all seemed to have a real metalic bright sound.They were a B or BB and the BB is for rock i know but i found them to intense bright.
     
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    I wouldn't have called mine metallic sounding.

    Hmm...

    What the hell.

    PM sent.
     
  13. daveysaxboy

    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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  14. Fraser Jarvis

    Fraser Jarvis Well-Known Member

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    Yes Sakshama did me a one off Guardala MB11 tenor piece with rails cut into it so i can use a Lawton ligature, an amazing piece i have to say.

    I can't comment on the alto version as i've never seen one but in comparison to my Lawton 7*BB tenor piece it's a bit more free blowing, bit more responsive, a lot louder and a fair bit brighter....
     
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    daveysaxboy Big ruff Geordie bendy metal blower

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    Greg Strange Senior Member

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    It was...but that was last week...:)))

    the G.A.S. continues...:)

    Cheers,

    Greg S.
     

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