The new Bauhaus-WALSTEIN Deluxe Model Saxophones (A.I. - Action Improved) have the same specifications and sound as the "Original" models, the body shape and materials are largely the same, the difference is in the keywork.
Action Improved - The New Saxophones from BAUHAUS
Bauhaus have rebuilt the action in the A.I. (action improved) series using a shoulderless point screw and redesigned pillar-rod mechanism. The screws are manufactured from hardened steel, and the housing mechanism is carefully engineered around them creating greater ergonomics, making for a smoother, more responsive action.
ORIGINAL STRAIGHT SOPRANOS:
An aesthetically pleasing instrument with good intonation and a surprisingly mellow sound. Ergonomic, smooth, brass lacquer keywork. Comes with well designed black backpack case with plush fitted interior. Mouthpiece, ligature and cap as standard.
Two Crooks - Straight & Curved Ribbed Construction Fine Adjustment Screws Hand Hammered Bell Ergonomic Thumb Rest and Thumb Hook Mouthpiece, Ligature and Cap Black Rucksack Style Case Integral Straps Bell Diameter 90mm Robust Brass Keywork - 4.9mm Rod Diameter Body Material - Bronze - 93% Copper/ 5% zinc/2% tin American Brass - 34% zinc to 66% copper approx Weight of Instrument: Bronze - 1.4kg American Brass - 1.38kg Blue Steel Needle Springs Fine Grain Italian Pads Range - Low Bb to High G - Key of Bb
Bauhaus' claim that the keywork is "robust" is not idle. It is much like the rest of the saxophone - made skillfully, of quality materials, and built to last.
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