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Old 06-22-2018, 10:04 PM
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Default Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

Hey there.

Been searching all over, called dealers but could not locate any rubber gaskets.

Any ideas where else I could source these gaskets?

The old ones are not terribly bad, but I would want to replace them if parts are around.

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Old 06-22-2018, 10:57 PM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

A lot of folks around here take the rubber gaskets off. Have you experimented playing without them? You may dig it.
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Old 06-22-2018, 11:12 PM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

Try this site. Lug accessories.


https://www.stdrums.de/shop/index.ph...cessories.html
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Old 06-22-2018, 11:19 PM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

I have not tried playing without the gaskets since the opening on the shells require them for a tight fit.

I already contacted STDRUMS, still waiting for a response.

The ones I found on their site doesn’t seem to be the exact match.

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Old 06-22-2018, 11:38 PM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

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A lot of folks around here take the rubber gaskets off. Have you experimented playing without them? You may dig it.
Sounds like they’ve been done, but how exactly? Thanks
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Old 06-23-2018, 12:30 AM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

Do you need floor Tom gaskets?
I have a set of them for all three prism brackets unused.

I don’t think the gaskets can be removed from the Tom mounts or floor toms. It’s like the SQ2. The holes are too large and the screws are too long.
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Old 06-23-2018, 12:38 AM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

It’s unlikely that they’re worn out. They normally look a bit squashed on the inside of the shell.
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Old 06-23-2018, 12:55 AM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

I started on the snare, have not taken the toms apart yet.
They're the rubber gaskets for the lugs.

Yeah, they're actually not bad, just a bit flat, a little brittle but still surprisingly pliable for their age.

Just curious if these are readily available.

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Old 06-23-2018, 03:04 AM
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Default Re: Sonor Hilite Restoration - Rubber Gaskets

Soak it in this stuff, Rubber Renew. Do it outside with gloves.
https://www.amazon.com/MG-Chemicals-.../dp/B008O9X3KS

Let it dry and then wipe it with 303 Aerospace.
https://www.amazon.com/303-30350-Aer.../dp/B0000BYMNQ

Then add a coating of talc to the rubber to help block UV and outgassing.

They should last another 25 years.
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