How to Oil Valves on a Trumpet/Cornet

This is a video demonstration on how to apply valve oil. 

Follow these simple steps;

  • Remove the valve this is done by unscrewing the cap then simply pull to remove as you can see there are two plastic parts this is called the valve guide
  • Unscrew and remove the bottom cap
  • Apply the valve oil liberally to the valve itself
  • Insert the valve upside down into the bottom on the valve casing. and twist ensuring the oil is evenly spread
  • Place the valve into its correct position making sure the valve guide lines up with the casing. You should hear a click
  • Replace the top and bottom cap.

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