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Octave Hole Whistling

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I've noticed that on some of my older vintage tenors, when the octave mechanism is engaged, the sound of air can be heard coming through the octave hole on the neck.

Is it a case of the hole needing to be cleaned? If so, how can I do that without bringing it to a technician?

Thanks for your advice.
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don't worry about it I doubt anyone else can hear it. I'm assuming that it's not a mechanical problem and just a little air noise which is quite common I think from the octave pip.
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