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Old 01-27-2018, 06:51 PM
WallyY WallyY is offline
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Default Re: Question about Shell Tone and Tuning w/Tune-Bot

Originally Posted by Zeus Mutation View Post
So... to add... I just tuned my 16 x14 Floor tom and my 14x14 Floor tom the exact same, same tensions, same heads, same overall fundamental note. The 16 sounds lower... even my wife thought she heard a difference.

I don't know what this means... but its interesting.
Lower overtones picked up by the Tunebot were louder on the 16.

I was under the impression that the notes on DW shells were for the factory to pitch match the set to itself. It might be meaningless if they don't pitch match the shells without the hardware because different size shells have different weight hardware, and it's not an even hardware weight change for shell size changes.

Last edited by WallyY; 01-27-2018 at 07:12 PM.
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