Buying used saxophones.
The Internet is a great place to search for used saxophones. There are quite a few reputable online merchants that offer them for sale. You simply have to differentiate between these sellers and the rip-offs. As long as you're buying used saxophones from established musical instrument sellers you have nothing to worry about. You will get a high quality saxophone at a low price easily.
One limitation of buying used instruments online is the fact that you can't physically examine what you're buying. You simply have to go by what is said at the website. A "slight" damage may turn out to be worse than you thought it to be. When you buy a used saxophone at local retailers you have a better idea of what you're buying.
There are several sites that allow saxophone players to display and advertise their used alto, tenor, soprano, baritone, bass, or contrabass saxophone online. They simply have to include details such as the age, condition, make, model, and price of the instrument. It may be possible to get a high quality sax that way.
Beginners often go the used instrument route. It is a good idea to buy a student a quality second hand instrument that doesn't cost too much.
When the student becomes better at the instrument, when the student decides to take their skills to a higher level, a more expensive saxophone can be considered.
When you're on a budget, when you're looking to save money, 'used' is the way to go. It doesn't matter whether you're looking for a used tenor, alto soprano, baritone, bass, or contrabass saxophone. You can often get an instrument that is just like new for a small fraction of the cost of a new one. Auction sites like ebay offer many great deals on musical instruments. Second hand saxophones are no exception. Instead of spending money that you don't have, buy a cheap used saxophone.
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