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Instrument Maintenance

Congratulations! Now that you’ve purchase your new instrument, here are a few imperative tips to keep it in top shape.

 

Guitar

  • Do not leave any instrument in extreme cold or heat. Heat can warp wood, melt glue, and cause permanent irreversible damage. Examples: in front of a heater, in your car on a hot/cold day, or in the sun.
  • Keep your guitar in its case when not in use.
  • Never lean your guitar on anything. Buy a guitar stand.
  • Do not let other people play unless they are experienced.
  • It is a good idea to wipe down the neck and strings of your guitar with a soft cloth to remove oils from your hand.
  • Do not leave your guitar unattended at any event. These instruments are frequently stolen.

 

Drums

  • Do not leave any instrument in extreme cold or heat. Heat can warp wood, melt glue, and cause permanent irreversible damage. Examples: in front of a heater, in your car on a hot/cold day, or in the sun.
  • Beware of theft. Many people get drum sets stolen from cars, after and before events.
  • A drum set is not table for beverages.
  • Do not let other people play unless they are experienced.

 

Keyboards

  • Do not leave any instrument in extreme cold or heat. Heat can warp wood, melt glue, and cause permanent irreversible damage. Examples: in front of a heater, in your car on a hot/cold day, or in the sun.
  • Beware of theft. Many people get keyboards stolen from cars, after and before events.
  • A keyboard is not table for beverages.
  • Do not let other people play unless they are experienced.

 

Amplifiers

  • Do not leave any instrument in extreme cold or heat. Heat can warp wood, melt glue, and cause permanent irreversible damage. Examples: in front of a heater, in your car on a hot/cold day, or in the sun.
  • Beware of theft. Many people get amplifiers are stolen from cars, after and before events.
  • An amplifier is not table for beverages.
  • An amplifier is not a place to sit.
  • Do not let anybody touch the nobs, this may cause the speakers to blow out and destroy it.