How do I clean pInstrument mouthpieces

You can clean the pInstrument mouthpieces fully in warm soapy water and even put them in the dishwasher!

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I find the slide and bell section on my pBone/pBone mini can’t be pushed together all the way. How can I fix this?

To correctly assemble the pBone, a 5-8mm gap should be left at the black joint.

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What is the black liquid coming from the pBone slide?

You should expect to find a dark deposit both on your cloth and in the condensation coming from the water key, this is normal and shows that the stockings are doing their job smoothing down the interior of the outer slide tubes. With use and over time this process will diminish and disappear as the

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How do I clean a pBone?

To maintain your instrument’s finish, never clean with hot water, chemical agents or harsh detergents or solvents. Use only lukewarm water for cleaning purposes. The coloured parts can be cleaned with a soft cloth. The glass fibre outer slides may be cleaned with warm soapy water and then lightly dressed with vegetable oil to restore

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How do I run in the pBone slide?

When new the slide may feel slow and scratchy. The slide will “run-in” with use as the brass stockings polish themselves and at the same time smooth down the interior of the outer slides. During this “running-in period” you will need to clean the inner slides frequently with a lint free cloth or baby-wipe. You

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Should the pBone slide be lubricated?

Apply a small amount of slide cream to the stockings or apply oil/liquid slide lube to the inner slide top, allowing the oil/lube to run down to the stockings. Spray inner slides with water and work up and down to distribute the cream/oil/lube. Just be careful to only use a small amount as otherwise it

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