How to Add Valve Oil to a Trumpet?

Answer Oiling the valves of a trumpet is one of the routine jobs that must be done to keep the instrument working properly. It can be done by almost anyone in a few minutes. Contrary to what advertisers m... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Add Valve Oil to a Trumpet

Can i use water instead of valve oil on my trumpet?

On One Hand: Water is good for cleaning your recommends a good soapy bath to clean your trumpet. Place the trumpet in a few inches of lukewarm soap water, lightly wash, and dry ... Read More »

How to Use a Third Valve Slide on Trumpet?

When playing the trumpet, the more valves you push down at one time, the sharper the note you play will be. When you play any note on 1-3, it sounds very sharp. When you play a note on 1-2-3, it be... Read More »

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What is the purpose of the hydrostatic valve and how do you release the pressure in it and does this valve need cleaning or other regular maintenance?

Answer A hydrostatic relief valve prevents your swimming pool from wanting to become a 'boat'. If the bottom of the pool is below the level of ground-water, and the pool is emptied, the pool would ... Read More »