How to Oil Trumpet Valves
NAPBIRT, the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, has produced an excellent video on the correct way to oil the piston valves on a trumpet.
The video addresses these questions.
- How often should you oil the valves in your trumpets?
- What does valve oil do?
- Why use valve oil?
- Are their alternative ways to oil the valves?
- Which valve oil is best?