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Why Does My Octave Key Fail To Work Temporarily Sometime.

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Hi guys
My octave key doesn't work for notes from G down to D (once in a while). The puzzling thing is that everytime I run into this problem I would swab and dry the horn and start all over again. The octave key seems to recover when the horn is clear of moisture. I don't understand why my horn is behaving this way. Can you guys enlighten me? I am trying to get to the root of it so that I can just fix the one key or pad. Thanks.
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You may be able to disassemble it yourself and clean out the pip with a pipe cleaner.
......or clean out the pipe with a pip cleaner.
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