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Old 09-28-2013, 11:46 AM
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Default Re: Anybody switch from double to single?

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Originally Posted by drumming sort of person View Post
Anyone else switched to one pedal? If so, how do you feel it changed your approach?
I "toyed" with a double pedal for a long while back in the 1990's. I realized that in order to really be able to play it effectively and consistently, I'd have to dedicate much practice time to it. I simply didn't have enough time to devote to it.

Also, being relatively short and needing my hi-hat placed closed to me, I had the slave pedal extend to the left of the hi-hat stand, making it even more uncomfortable.

Ironically, I just sold that double pedal last year to someone who has put it to good use.

Lastly, since the 1990's, musically I've switched gears into a style that really doesn't use much of it so I really don't regret the decision.

Do what works best for you.
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