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Old 04-29-2012, 09:58 PM
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Hello All,

I'm wondering whether to get the 16 x 22 Bass Drum Case or 18 x 22 Bass Drum Case for my Yamaha Stage Custom 17 x 22 Bass Drum. Any recommendations from the group?

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Matt
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:03 PM
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Default Re: SKB Case Question

On my Humes&Berg non-lined Enduro cases, I manage to get my 16x22 into my 14x22 case. IT being the SKBs are lined, I would recommend the 18x22 to cover the size of your drum. The lining takes up a bit of space.
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:15 PM
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The 16 should have enough adjustment to work fine but if you get the 18 you will have enough room to store a complete set of spare heads in the bottom and then put a piece of foam or carpet underpad on top before putting your drum in.
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:51 PM
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I don't have a recommendation, however this may help you decide based on the tolerance between the case and the drum. I use a SKB 18x22 case for an 18x22 kick drum. there is between 1.25 and 1.5" of space between the edge of the hoop to the top edge of the case.

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Old 04-30-2012, 04:27 PM
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Default Re: SKB Case Question

Your 17 x 22 will almost definitely fit the 16 x 22 case. I have SKB cases and they have a good bit of extra room. They can all fit drums a good bit deeper than they say (ex. My 5.5x14 case fits a 6.5x14 snare). The lining takes up very little room in the case and I do believe SKB accounted for that when they designed the cases.

You could just go to your local store and see if it fits in.
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