Originally Posted by Boomstand
I have a 26" and 29" tympani, which is the actual diameter of the shell. Now which size head to order depends on what manufacturer you are ordering from. In my tymp sizes, if I order Ludwig heads I would order a 26 & 29, but if I order from remo I would have to order a 27" and 30". Ludwig heads take into account the extra 1 inch while remo's do not.
If I'm not mistaken, it's generally a 2" difference between hoops and drum, leaving a 1" wide ring around the edge... correct? not 1"?