Changing to synthetic oil

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by borge705, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    I got some UltraPure with my last horn and you really need to oil daily with it. The other synthetic oils that I have used seem to last and protect longer. They are not as fast though.

    Bone dry is critical. Oil floats on water - not a recipe for protecting your valves. Petroleum based oils can be easily cleaned out with soapy water. Synthetics do not break down like petroleum distillates do, sou you have to scrub more!
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2008
  2. borge705

    borge705 Pianissimo User

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    Thanks for the advise everyone. I clean the horn each month in warm water and Palmolive Original so I'll just do that.
     
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2008

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