KY jelly as a slide lube

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Post by ttf_sqzpiper » Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:15 pm

Has anyone tried this stuff?.....I had a friend say it works as well as the Yamaha chapstick like lube.
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Post by ttf_BGuttman » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:43 pm

I think we had this discussion once before.

Ho, I think it gets sticky with time.

Want something cheap?  Pond's Cold Cream still works.  But really, Trombotine lasts so long that it's cost effective.  I have tubes that lasted 10 years of constant use.
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Post by ttf_Radar » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:50 pm

I used to use Vaseline petroleum Jelly on tuning slides, and it worked OK.  I've never heard of KY jelly used as an instrument lube.

 
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Post by ttf_Full Pedal Trombonist » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:37 pm

I’ve used it once because I heard an it when it was discussed here, but mostly because it’s what I had in my dorm, on a valve bone. It indeed worked. But was soon cleaned as I clean my horns often and relubed with actual valve oil.
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Post by ttf_EdGrissom » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:49 am

What is Kentucky Jelly?
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Post by ttf_Euphanasia » Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:43 am

And somewhere, in a parallel universe, someone is asking if Yamasnot can be used as an "intimate" lubricant.
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Post by ttf_BGuttman » Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:45 am

Quote from: EdGrissom on Oct 25, 2017, 04:49AMWhat is Kentucky Jelly?

It's not Kentucky.  The brand name is KY and it's sold as a lubricant for sex (I'll leave it for you to take that further).

The requirements for it are somewhat an anathema to what is needed for a slide lubricant.  It's not "stiff" enough for a tuning slide, and will disappear the first time you spray it with water -- it's intended to wash off.

Even though the new Pond's cold cream isn't as good as the old stuff we used in the 1960s, I think that's a better choice of what you can buy in your local pharmacy.
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Post by ttf_bonesmarsh » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:08 am

Low brass internet forum here, Bruce.

What is sex?
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Post by ttf_robcat2075 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:07 am

Apparently not even the makers know why it's called "K-Y".  Image
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Post by ttf_BGuttman » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:35 am

Quote from: bonesmarsh on Oct 25, 2017, 08:08AMLow brass internet forum here, Bruce.

What is sex?

Sex comes after 5 and before 7. Image
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Post by ttf_davdud101 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:31 am

Quote from: Euphanasia on Oct 25, 2017, 05:43AMAnd somewhere, in a parallel universe, someone is asking if Yamasnot can be used as an "intimate" lubricant.

Guaranteed, if not our own universe...  Image Image  Image
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Post by ttf_Pre59 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:17 pm

Quote from: BGuttman on Oct 25, 2017, 09:35AMSex comes after 5 and before 7. Image

And what coal come in..
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Post by ttf_bonesmarsh » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:23 pm

I did not know that about coal. I do know a thing or two about elephants, though.

What's grey and comes in quarts?
Elephants.
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Post by ttf_savio » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:52 pm

Quote from: bonesmarsh on Oct 25, 2017, 12:23PMI did not know that about coal. I do know a thing or two about elephants, though.

What's grey and comes in quarts?
Elephants.

I thought elephants was pink....?

Leif

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Post by ttf_BillO » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:17 pm

Quote from: bonesmarsh on Oct 25, 2017, 08:08AMLow brass internet forum here, Bruce.

What is sex?

You see, this is why I also ride dirt bikes and photgraph wild animals.  It makes me seem ... manly and full of vigor.
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Post by ttf_Blackthorne » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:21 am

Quote from: bonesmarsh on Oct 25, 2017, 08:08AMWhat is sex?

Glad to see I'm not the only married man on this forum.  Image
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Post by ttf_bassboneman » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:40 am

Quote from: Blackthorne on Oct 26, 2017, 05:21AMGlad to see I'm not the only married man on this forum.  Image
Can I get an "Amen" - brother?!?  Image Image
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Post by ttf_bassboneman » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:40 am

Quote from: Blackthorne on Oct 26, 2017, 05:21AMGlad to see I'm not the only married man on this forum.  Image
Can I get an "Amen" - brother?!?  Image Image
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