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Cleaning Outside

To clean body and keys, use only a clean, dry cloth. A pipe cleaner can be used to keep dust and dirt from under the keys. If your instrument becomes badly tarnished, it is best to send it to a repairman. He'll remove the keys and do a thorough job. If you attempt it, you'll not be able to do a good job and you may do more harm than good, by getting cleaning material into bearings and on pads.