Are there different ‘weights’ in valve oil?

Yes. Just like automotive engine oil, trumpet valve oil comes in different viscosities, although their is no official rating system and therefore no easy way to tell by looking at the package if one oil is heavier than another. So, you may find differences in… Read More

Do trumpet manufacturers recommend a particular valve oil?

Some manufacturers issue valve oil with their trumpets. These valve oils can be obtained from Amazon. So, for example, you can use ‘Bach Valve Oil’ with your Bach trumpet, it is available. Trumpet valve oil is frequently lost. The containers are small and it is… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Fat Cat Valve Oil (Standard)

Fat Cat Valve Oil is a non-toxic and non-flammable valve oil that has no odor. It is suitable for all brass instruments. Fat Cat Valve Oil is manufactured in Manhattan and it is one of the few valve oils that actually has has its own… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Giardinelli Valve Oil and Slide Grease

Giardinelli Premium Valve Oil is a petroleum-based trumpet valve oil with a yellow-green color. It is safe for all metal surfaces and provides lubrication and protection. For slides, slide grease should be used. Giardinelli trumpet slide grease is made-in-the-USA. It is a multi-purpose trumpet slide… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Holton Valve Oil

Holton Original Formula Valve Oil Holton Valve Oil dates back to 1907 and was originally associated with the Holton company, a manufacturer of trumpets and other musical instruments. So, if you have a Holton trumpet, perhaps you will want to try Holton Premium Valve Oil.… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Lynzoil Valve Oil

  Lynzoil was formulated by Lynn Nicholson, an alumnus of the Maynard Ferguson Big Band. This is a light-weight valve oil for fast valve action, but it is also long-lasting. It is clear with a pleasant scent. This valve oil was marketed by the Bach… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Ravel Trumpet Care Kit has put together a trumpet care kit consisting of valve oil, slide grease, brushes and polishing cloths. Ravel Valve Oil is a clear petroleum-distillate based valve oil with a mild odor. Their brushes may come in handy when cleaning the nooks and crannies of… Read More

Trumpet Valve Oil – Roche Thomas Valve Oil, 2 Oz.

Roche-Thomas Premium Valve Oil is a clear premium trumpet valve oil. Roche-Thomas says they use a special filtering process that elimiinates impurities and residue. This is a light-weight valve oil for fast valve action and long-lasting protection.   Price was:$ 4.95| Price is now: $ 0.46

Trumpet Valve Oil – Selmer Trumpet Care Kit

Conn-Selmer Instruments has put together a Conn-Selmer Trumpet Care Kit. Recommended by band directors for beginning trumpeters because it contains all the essential items for trumpet care. It includes Conn-Selmer Valve Oil, Slide Grease, A mouthpiece brush and a polishing cloth. It comes with instructions.… Read More