View Full Version : sticky slides

08-03-2011, 09:32 PM
Anyone have any rips on how to break loose some seized slides in an old cornet without damaging the horn? I am trying some heat and then freezing the horn and so far no luck. Any ideas would be much appreciated!!

08-04-2011, 10:06 PM
I've used heat/frozen before (inside my refrig...)

Consider using WD40 or penetrating oil inside the horn/slide effected... then use a cloth through the slide and hard, sharp pulls...

After that, I would take to a repair shop...

08-08-2011, 04:36 PM
Yeah I tried that too. I would say time to send it to da shop! Thanks for the reply!

08-28-2011, 11:36 AM
Just had this problem. Use PB Blaster instead of WD-40. It is a much better product for this application.