How Much? and How Often?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by stumac, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. amzi

    amzi Forte User

    Feb 18, 2010
    Northern California
    When I started playing I was taught to remove the valve and lubricate it liberally every day. I was taught that this not only lubricated the valves, it also help to flush impurities off the valves. I was also taught to wipe down my horn daily and to clean the inside by flushing the interior with warm water monthly. I don't clean quite that often any more, but I do a pretty good job of wiping my horns down daily and still oil my valves liberally on a daily basis. Yes, I buy oil in bulk, but it really isn't that expensive.

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