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How to disassemble a tuba for cleaning

When I remove the valves of a piston tuba, do I remove the spring also?
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How to clean a tuba thoroughly

A tuba is quite large, and can be quite a challenge to clean thoroughly on both inside and outside. I need some good advice on how to do this properly without harming the mechanisms.
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Importance of cleaning a tuba regularly?

I am wondering if a dirty tuba affects sound in a great deal. Not regarding if it shines or not on the outside, but as oil residue etc. build up in the valve canals and stuff like that. The pipes and ...