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Owner's Manual for low-pitched brass

This manual provides you with instructions for the proper care and maintenance of your new, quality musical instrument. Please read this manual thoroughly. Keeping your instrument in perfect condition will allow you to enjoy a lifetime of making music.

  1. Nomenclature
  2. Assembly
  3. Disassembly
  4. Inspection & Maintenance
  5. Caution!
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1. Nomenclature

Pump valves
Rotary valves
Horn

2. Assembly

Step 1:

Carefully remove the instrument from the case.

Step 2:

Insert the mouthpiece into the receiver and gently twist
1/4 turn.


3. Disassembly

  • After playing, open each of the water keys and blow through the instrument to remove excess moisture from inside the instrument.
  • After playing, open each of the water keys and blow through the instrument to remove excess moisture from inside the instrument.
  • Remove the mouthpiece, wipe it dry, and put it into the case.
  • Clean the instrument with the included cloth to remove fingerprints and to protect the finish.

Step 1:

After playing, open each of the water keys and blow through the instrument to remove excess moisture from inside the instrument.

Step 2:

Remove the mouthpiece, wipe it dry, and put it into the case.

Step 3:

Clean the instrument with the included cloth to remove fingerprints and to protect the finish.

Step 4:

Carefully place the instrument back into the case.


4. Inspection & Maintenance

  • Carefully unscrew the top valve cap, and partially remove the valve from the casing.
  • Apply a few drops of valve oil to the valve surface.
  • Insert the valve back into the casing. Turn the valve slightly to ensure the valve guide is properly locked into position.
  • The valve is in correct position.
  • Carefully screw on the top valve cap and depress the valve several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.
  • Depress the rotor lever while pulling out the tuning slide.
  • Apply a few drops of rotary oil into the valve side of the tuning slide.
  • Depress the rotor lever several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.
  • Apply a small amount of slide grease to each slide assembly.

Step 1:

Clean and dry the mouthpiece before putting it into the case.

Step 2:

When it is necessary to lubricate the valves, apply valve oil using to the following procedure:

  1. Lubricate only one valve at a time.
  2. Carefully unscrew the top valve cap, and partially remove the valve from the casing.
  3. Apply a few drops of valve oil to the valve surface.
  4. Insert the valve back into the casing. Turn the valve slightly to ensure the valve guide is properly locked into position.
  5. Carefully screw on the top valve cap and depress the valve several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 for the remaining valves.

Step 3:

When lubricating rotary valves, apply rotary oil using the following procedure:

  1. Depress the rotor lever while pulling out the tuning slide.
  2. Apply a few drops of rotary oil into the valve side of the tuning slide and depress the rotor lever several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.

Schritt 4:

When lubricating tuning slides, apply slide grease using the following procedure:

  1. Depress the valves or rotor lever while pulling out the tuning slide.
  2. Remove excess moisture from the tuning slides and wipe the lubricated areas clean with a soft cloth.
  3. Apply a small amount of slide grease to each slide assembly and reassemble.

Step 5:

Each tuning slide should be cleaned and lubricated on a regular basis.

Step 6:

After lubrication, if the valves do not work smoothly, carefully remove and inspect each valve for dirt and residue. Also, examine the valve and valve casing for possible dents.

Step 7:

Use the included cloth to remove fingerprints and protect the finish.


5. Caution!

  • Do not force the mouthpiece into the receiver. Insert with only a gentle twist.
  • Note that each valve is individually numbered to match the numbered valve casings.
  • Do not place the instrument on a chair, desk or anywhere it could fall. After playing, return the instrument to its case.

1. Do not force the mouthpiece into the receiver. Insert with only a gentle twist.

2. Note that each valve is individually numbered to match the numbered valve casings.

3. When putting the valves back into the valve casing, make sure to properly align the valve guide into the valve guide slot.

4. Do not place the instrument on a chair, desk or anywhere it could fall. After playing, return the instrument to its case.

5. For adjustments or repairs, take your instrument to a qualified technician or authorized dealer. Never attempt to repair any musical instrument
yourself.


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