Hi From Derbyshire England

paul hardwick

New Member
Just saying hi,getting back into Trumpet playing after many years off, one of my trumpets has a stuck main slide, has anyone any ideas on freeing it off,
Regards Paul.


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Could try a combination of hot water on the outer legs and cold on/in the inner.
Could try leaving some penetrating oil in it.

Beyond that, I'd just take to a decent repairer - it's a more expensive fix if you damage it.