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Yamaha YSS-62 Soprano Saxophone (Purple logo)

Yamaha YSS-62 Soprano Saxophone (Purple Logo)

For sale Yamaha YSS-62 (Purple Logo, No. 2xxx) soprano saxophone, early four digits version. This saxophone is fully restored a few years ago at Roberto Buttus (Italy) workshop and played very little since. This Yamaha YSS-62 Purple Logo plays smoothly from top to bottom with quiet and tight action, gig ready and no need for any additional investments. Continue reading

Octave Key Mod for Yamaha 61 and 62 Saxophone

This is a simple tutorial (octave key modification) how to modify Yamaha 61/62 (it might work on other models 21, 25…)  alto or tenor saxophone octave key mechanism to work with Yamaha custom necks. I tested it with G1, G3 and V1 alto/tenor custom necks, but other Yamaha custom necks should work also. The problem is that the octave lever on these models is too short to reach custom neck octave key, so we need to extend it approximately 1 cm (0.394 in), depending on particular horn/neck combination. The modification is quite stable, but could be easily removed/reversed into the original state. Continue reading