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  1. Valve Oil and Slide Grease Combo

    Denis Wick Valve Oil with PTFE (Teflon beads)
    Valves do not stick, even when completely dried out.

    Hetman's #7 Slide Gel
    Does not oxidize and turn brown.
    Convenient squeeze bottle helps in laying down a thin bead.

    Thanks to all that recommended the Hetman's #7.

    I have used both exclusively since receiving my new Besson 2056 baritone.
    Excellent combination, especially for new horn break-in.

  2. Valve Oil and Slide Grease Combo

    I love the Wick Oil!

    It's great!

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    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    West Palm Beach, FL

    Valve Oil and Slide Grease Combo

    Is this the valve oil you're referring to?

    I've been using the Yamaha synthetic - which is excellent - but still leaves a bit of residue at the bottom of the valves like Hetman's does. Not as bad as Hetman, but still there.

    Rick Floyd
    Miraphone 5050 - Warburton Brandon Jones sig mpc
    YEP-641S (on long-term loan to grandson)
    DE 102 rim; I-cup; I-9 shank or Giddings & Webster Kadja

    "Always play with a good tone, never louder than lovely, never softer than supported." - author unknown
    Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches
    From a 2012 concert, EL RELICARIO (Jose Padilla, arr. Longfield)

  4. Valve Oil and Slide Grease Combo

    that's it! awesome!


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