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Old 05-26-2009, 11:34 PM
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I'm looking for a safe and effective way to clean my Remo smooth White heads. Any help or tips would be wonderful. I looked for a thread on head cleaning tips and did not find one. So, I hope I'm not repeating an existing thread.
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Old 05-27-2009, 12:51 AM
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I'm looking for a safe and effective way to clean my Remo smooth White heads. Any help or tips would be wonderful. I looked for a thread on head cleaning tips and did not find one. So, I hope I'm not repeating an existing thread.
What's wrong w/ a damp rag?
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Old 05-27-2009, 12:55 AM
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The old wet rag is not enough.
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:00 AM
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The old wet rag is not enough.
What did you do, bake a pizza on that thing?
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:02 AM
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The old wet rag is not enough.
Not enough for what, exactly? I mean, how dirty can a drum head get before it's time to change it? Was something spilled on it?
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:16 AM
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The drum head is fine! Its my head thats silly. Im just looking to simply remove some small stick marks.
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:17 AM
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Im just looking to simply remove some small stick marks.
Why?

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Old 05-27-2009, 03:57 AM
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Nail polish remover/goof off works on clear heads. I don't know about the smooth whites though.
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Try a small medium weight scrub brush, a little dish soap and water and that should take care of it. Then wipe it dry...first with the damp rag, then with a dry towel. I have done this with toms and snares. I understand why you want to clean them, if no one else does. Eventually they look like someone has wiped a bum with them, and they aren't always used up at that point. I use rubber PD-8's for various sounds/triggers, and when I have used coated heads in the past they get ugly after a time.

Thanks for the tip on the clear heads, to the poster that wrote that.
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Old 05-27-2009, 05:14 PM
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Thank you for the great tips! I will be giving them a try.

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Try a small medium weight scrub brush, a little dish soap and water and that should take care of it. Then wipe it dry...first with the damp rag, then with a dry towel. I have done this with toms and snares. I understand why you want to clean them, if no one else does. Eventually they look like someone has wiped a bum with them, and they aren't always used up at that point. I use rubber PD-8's for various sounds/triggers, and when I have used coated heads in the past they get ugly after a time.

Thanks for the tip on the clear heads, to the poster that wrote that.
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I usually just use a damp rag and that works fine
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Just use a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Those things are great!
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