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Old 12-14-2010, 06:11 AM
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Default Re: 20" Kick Drum head port hole

Originally Posted by bobdadruma View Post

alparrott is a tight tuner on his batter, as you can now see from his claim that he goes about two turns above JAW.
For further example, I only torque about 3/4 to 1 turn above JAW. I tune kind of medium/tight on my bass batter.
Ah, my bad, I don't know why I claimed two, I always count half-turns because I have one of these goofy old Ludwig does-everything tools. It's probably closer to one, or one-and-a-half. But I do often tune it a bit tighter, because it helps the drum sustain and cut through.
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