Repair Tips: Oboe Octave Vents

July 19th, 2012 by

If you are experiencing excessive water in your octave vents on your oboe, we have something that may help!  When you bring your horn to us for repair, we can apply a thin layer of silicone inside the octave well and cap, which will help repel water. This technique has seemed to help others in the past…please inquire for more information.

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I definitely plan to send my oboe to the repair techs at MMI in the future. I don't think my oboe has played this well since I've purchased it!