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Hodge Alto Sax Silk Swab Black 

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      Black silk, designed to go through the entire saxophone, no need to remove the neck.
      All Hodge silk swabs are made from 100% Chinese silk, very water absorbent, very compressible to avoid bunching, and lint free. Includes a plastic-coated lead weight.


       
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      HodgeAlto Sax Silk Swab
       
      4.0

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      4.0

      Great swab for sax body... not for neck

      By Sean

      from Northeastern Maryland

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      • Functional
      • Good Quality

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          Comments about Hodge Alto Sax Silk Swab:

          I love this swab. I trust it much more than a pad saver to keep my sax clean and relatively sticky-pad-free.
          However, although this swab is advertised as being designed to work with the neck, I and quite a few other alto and tenor sax players have found that this is not a good idea. I got it stuck in the neck of my tenor one of the first times I used it. I'm not even sure how the heck I got it out, but it involved a bench clamp and some ironing later. Luckily, the neck's octave vent was not damaged. I vowed never to try that again, so I bought a clarinet swab to use for necks and mouthpieces, and it works quite well.

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