Originally Posted by Wavelength
Recently I've felt that the spring in my hi-hat stand (Yamaha HS950) is too tight even in its loosest setting, and if I were to lower the footboard angle (which I'd like to experiment with) the spring compresses even tighter. Do you happen to have any ideas on how to loosen up the spring or even change it altogether?
How old is your hi-hat stand? If it is older I would start with taking it apart and be sure that it is lubed where it suppose to be lubed, and for correct functionality.
I just looked at the stand at www.midwestpercussion.com
pretty heavy duty looking.
Sorry can't help more.