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Old 03-03-2013, 05:17 AM
Embalmer Embalmer is offline
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Default Re: My homemade octoban project

Originally Posted by dat yeti View Post
Wow awesome job! Where did you get the hardware? I love the gunmetal chrome and have not found it anywhere.
I got the hardware from, but I wouldn't recommend them because I had to wait over 2 months for it. I'm STILL waiting for the heads I ordered back in early December.

Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD View Post
Any secret to the final cost for all 4?
The 6' long acrylic tubing was $96 shipped. The hardware (16 lugs, tension rods, 32 mounting screws, 4 hoops, and 4 tom leg brackets to mount them and 4 6" Evans G1 clear heads) was $230. I found the 2 dual tom stands used online and Craigslist for about $100 for both. So, around $425 total for everything.

Originally Posted by frank0072 View Post
I love them man! I have been thinking about doing the same project a few years ago myself, but never got around to doing it. Now I play in a punkhardcore band, so octobans won't be of much use to me, but I still love them. Your project inspires me :). Could you please make step by step pictures of the proces for the next 3 octo's?
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