Home / Forums / Melodica construction, repair and maintenance / Give your melodica a bath! / Reply To: Give your melodica a bath! Reply To: Give your melodica a bath! October 3, 2018 at 12:35 am #10321 Alan BrintonParticipant Hey, Francis, do what works for you. But I don’t think reeds of the Hammond will rust. Or of a Yamaha or high end Suzuki. Not sure about the recent Hohners. These models all have phosphor bronze reeds.