What Is Pitting

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Tang705, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. Tang705

    Tang705 New Friend

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    Can some one explain??
     
  2. MJ

    MJ Administrator Staff Member

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    It is when your acidic hands eat through the plating / lacquer (what ever finish) on your horn and then starts eating at the brass in some cases causing pitting.

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  3. et_mike

    et_mike Mezzo Forte User

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    correct horn maintenance goes a long ways for preventing pitting. I always wipe my horn down after playing, especially if it was hot and I was sweating more than normal.
     
  4. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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