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 Re: sticking octave key
Author: Cloneffew 
Date:   2023-02-28 12:38

A sticky octave pad isn't particularly common, but it can cause issues with the sound quality and create muffled notes. Slide a small cloth or piece of paper between the pad and the neck. Gently press on the arm a few times to remove any dirt buildup on the pad. The octave key stretches over the top of the saxophone neck, and it can easily be bent out of shape if you squeeze the neck too hard. This is going to cause the octave key not to work properly.
A sticking octave key on a woodwind instrument, such as a saxophone or clarinet, can be a frustrating issue. Here are some steps you can take to try and fix it:

Check for visible obstructions: Inspect the octave key mechanism for any visible obstructions such as dirt, dust, or debris. If you see anything, carefully remove it with a soft cloth or small brush.

Check the octave key mechanism alignment: Look at the alignment of the octave key mechanism to make sure it's properly positioned. It should be centered over the neck of the instrument and not tilted to one side.

Check the pads: If the pads on the octave key are worn or damaged, they may need to be replaced. Check the condition of the pads and if necessary, take the instrument to a repair technician.
Hope so it will helps

Dinar Intel

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