Anti-corrion case?

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  1. Dennis78

    Dennis78 Fortissimo User

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    As an electrician I get TONS of those silica gel packets and all my instrument cases are plumb full of them. So I may have any corrosion problems in check at least the moisture side of it
     
  2. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    BTW, how can I edit this thread title?
     
  3. mickvanflugel

    mickvanflugel Forte User

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    Hardly at all I guess.

    My thought on the topic is that I believe ALL of my horns will outlive me by far...
    And no, I am not 90 yet ;-)

    So I would say just take care of your horn(s) as you already do on a regular basis,
    put them in a case after playing or do not, and you should be fine.

    The rest is rather biochemical dystopia in my opinion.
    I am more the merry utopian type of trumpeter ;-)
     
  4. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    I consider it my anti-entropy device...except it wears out eventually and requires nitrogen refills...and sterilization.
     
  5. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    I've got an anti-Coprion case. At least it hasn't held any Coprions so far....
     
  6. Ed Lee

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    Not unless you periodically de-moist what moisture they've collected. 30 seconds in a microwave seems sufficient for most. DO NOT DO THIS WITH THE PLASTIC CONTAINERS OFTEN PACKED IN SOME MEDICINES OR ELSEWHERE!

     
  7. Ed Lee

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    Maybe so, but it will sure make for a very cold instrument. Too, methinks you'd need a pressure rated container case or you wouldn't have adequate displacement rate.
     
  8. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    I was thinking the same thing. All those dessicants have to be heated to drive moisture out, otherwise...
     
  9. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    And "they" say that copper ions are good for you, too.
    If you play a coprion horn you should outlive Methuselah.
     
  10. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    Makes the player really cool...almost 1950ish "Chet-ish".
     

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