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Owner´s Manual for trombone

This manual provides you with basic care and maintenance instructions so you can get the most from your instrument. We hope you will read this carefully to help
alleviate any problems with your instrument and to get more enjoyment from your music.

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

Trombone
Trombone
Trombone with F Attachment
Trombone with F Attachment
Valve trombone
Valve trombone

2. Assembly

Hand-tighten the slide receiver lock nut to secure the sections together.

Step 1:

Carefully remove the slide assembly from the case and lay it on a flat surface.

Step 2:

Remove the bell assembly from the case and Insert the slide assembly into the bell section. The slide should be positioned to the right of the bell at a 900 angle.

Step 3:

Hand-tighten the slide receiver lock nut to secure the sections together.

Schritt 4:

Insert the mouthpiece into the receiver with gentle twist.


3. Disassembly

Step 1:

Remove excess moisture from inside the slide assembly by
blowing through the instrument while opening the water key.
Remove the mouthpiece.

Step 2:

Loosen the slide receiver lock nut and separate the slide
and bell sections.

Step 3:

Clean both sections with a soft cloth then place them back
into the case.


4. Inspection & Maintenance

  • For instruments equipped with rotary valves, regularly apply rotor oil to the rotor stem directly between the stop arm and the top of the rotor casing. Work the rotor back and forth several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.
  • Put the inner slide back into the outer slide and work the assembly back and forth several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.
  • Carefully unscrew the valve cap and remove the piston.
  • Apply a few drops of valve oil to the piston surface.
  • Use either a trombone cleaning rod wrapped with a long, dry cloth or a flexible trombone cleaning brush to clean the inside of the slide to maintain optimum performance.

Step 1:

Clean and dry the mouthpiece before placing it in the case.

Step 2:

For instruments equipped with rotary valves, regularly apply rotor oil to the rotor stem directly between the stop arm and the top of the rotor casing. Work the rotor back and forth several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.

Step 3:

To oil the slide section:
a. Use a soft cloth to clean the inner slide.
b. Apply a small amount of slide oil to outer surface of the inner slide.
c. Put the inner slide back into the outer slide and work the assembly back and forth several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.

Step 4:

For instruments equipped with piston valves:
a.Carefully unscrew the valve cap and remove the piston.
b. Apply a few drops of valve oil to the piston surface.
c. Put the piston back into the valve casing making sure the valve guide is properly positioned in the valve guide slot. Depress the valve several times to evenly distribute the lubricant.

Step 5:

Apply tuning slide grease regularly to the tuning slide assemblies.

Step 6:

Use either a trombone cleaning rod wrapped with a long, dry cloth or a flexible trombone cleaning brush to clean the inside of the slide to maintain optimum performance.

Step 7:

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


5. Caution!

1. Do not over-tighten the slide receiver lock nut.

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

3. The tuning slides are very fragile. Take special care to protect them from damage.

4. Do not place the instrument on a chair, desk, or anywhere else where it could easily fall. Place the trombone on a suitable instrument stand to avoid damage. After playing, put the instrument back in its case to protect the finish and avoid scratches.

5. For adjustment or repair, take your instrument to a qualified technician or dealer. Do not attempt to repair the trombone yourself.


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