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Brass Tuning Slide Tension Adjustment

Note: this applies only to brass tuning slides. If you find that your brass tuning slide is a little loose you can tension it to exactly how you would like it… To adjust tuning slide tension you are looking to gently squeeze the brass slide at the end. If you have access to a vice, this is […]

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Stuck low whistle tuning slide

How to fix a seized whistle tuning slide (please note this applies to metal tin whistles and low whistles -not wooden ones). A seized tuning slide has long been a problem on many woodwind instruments.  I thought I’d take the time to talk through the ins and outs of seized tuning slides – an age […]