|Brass Repair Pricing Prices do NOT include parts.|
|Instrument||General Service||Overhaul Pro Instruments|
|Trumpet or Cornet||$60-$90||$845|
|Single Horn (3 Valves)||$90-$125|
|Double Horn (4 Valves)||$60-$90||$2,040|
Can you replace a valve on a trumpet?
When it comes to replacing parts of your trumpet, basically every single part of it can be replaced. Here we are going to stick to the basic replacement parts like small valve parts. If you need something bigger like the leadpipe replaced, you should take it to a repair shop and have a professional look at it.
How do you remove the valves on a trumpet?
Why do my trumpet valves stuck?
This is likely due to having placed the valve in backwards. It can be fixed by pulling the valve back out and checking to ensure the number engraving is pointing in the direction of the mouthpiece. The valves are too sticky. This can occur if the oil has caused debris to loosen in the trumpet valve case.
Can you fix a dented trumpet?
In general, a good repair technician will be able to remove any average dent a trumpet encounters. An average dent would be those encountered by stepping on the instrument, dropping it, or dinging it against another surface such as a music stand.
Can you remove scratches from trumpet?
You can prevent further scratches by wiping the horn with a barely-moist paper towel, which you discard afterwards. Polishing cloth will trap dust and cause more scratches. To remove scratches by buffing you will have to bring the surface down to the level of the deepest scratch.
How do you unstick a rotary valve?
Can you’re lacquer a trumpet?
Can you re-lacquer a trumpet? You can relacquer a trumpet, but it’s best to leave this up to a professional. It’s similar to repainting your car, which a professional can do much more quickly and evenly than you could.
Why does my trumpet sound crackly?
Since you said it’s on long tones, the semi-obvious conclusions are that you’re either (1) not using enough air support at the end or (2) your chops (etc.) haven’t built up the endurance to hold the tones long enough yet.
How do I tell apart my trumpet valves?
How do you fix a slow trumpet valve?
Why does my trumpet sound fuzzy?
The lip aperture being too open may cause an airy or “fuzzy” tone. Playing too loud can lead to the aperture to be too open. Unfortunately, the loud playing that is often demanded within the marching band setting, if done incorrectly, could make this problem more obvious. Too open lip aperture.
How do I make my trumpet valves go faster?
In order to keep them moving smoothly and quickly, we need to oil them. Trumpet valves can be very finicky. Too much oil and your valves will be sluggish, too little oil and your valves will stick. If you don’t oil your valves, they will start to get slow and hard to push down and they won’t want to come back up.
Can unscrew trumpet valve?
Does valve oil expire?
There’s no specific expiration date for valve oil. However, you probably shouldn’t be using valve oil that is many years old.
How much does it cost to remove a dent from a trumpet?
Dents. Dropping your trumpet and causing a dent can happen to anyone no matter their experience. Dents should be fixed as they can affect the sound produced depending on where the dent is located. Price: A minor dent will generally cost between $20 and $50 repair.
Do dents affect trumpet sound?
Speaking from a brass players perspective, the lead pipe is the most important part of the instrument. If there is a dent in this, then it will affect the tone/sound production much more than a dent further down the tubing.
Can a bent trumpet be fixed?
Broken solder joints happen when a trumpet is twisted or dropped, and can be fixed by straightening whatever is bent. This is done by heating the joint with a gas torch until it’s hot enough to melt the solder, but cool enough to prevent damage to the finish.
Can you get scratches out of brass instruments?
Clean your piece of brass well and buff it thoroughly. Then, take a bit of lacquer thinner or acetone on a soft cotton cloth and rub the scratch to remove the coating. If the scratch disappears, buff energetically and restore the protective coating.
How do you remove scratches from brass?
How do you restore a silver trumpet?
How much does it cost to Replate a French horn?
|Trumpet / Cornet / Flugelhorn||$175.00||$225.00|
How do you unfreeze a horn valve?
What is a rotary trumpet?
The rotary-system trumpet has a characteristic mellow sound which blends well with strings and with other wind instruments. The piston-system trumpet boasts a flamboyant sound that stands out above the other instruments.