1. MEASURING PADSSaxophone pads are always measured at the widest point of the pad.
Use a ruler with millimeter marks and measure the saxophone pad across the surface at the widest point. It's that simple.
Measuring in this manner is the easiest way to proceed. In doing this, you are assuming that the previous installer put the correct size of pads on the saxophone.
2. MEASURING PAD CUPSIf you would prefer to measure the pad cups, you will need to measure to the inside of the saxophone pad cup. Use this method if pads are missing or seem to be the wrong size for the saxophone.
SIZESAll measurements should be taken to the closest 1/2 millimeter measurement. Always round down if you are not sure.
We will need measurement "C" from the diagram below:
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