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Old 03-09-2010, 02:16 PM
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I cut down my hihat rod and xhat for easier placement. The shorter xhat is especially useful since I can now move my ride in close and low. This is the xhat holder I have, it's a sonor XH474:

I used a hacksaw to chop off a piece, and a Dremel to round off the edges:

I also flipped the top hat holder around to make it shorter. I was planning to use a small screw to hold it in place, but the rubber ring seems to hold it in place just fine for now. Here's the finished xhat:


On the main hihat stand I just shortened the rod and rounded off the edges. I left a little room for adjustment, here's the result:

More pictures in my kit thread:

Last edited by Hissig Gompen; 03-09-2010 at 06:31 PM. Reason: Woops, no pics.. Rehosted now.
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