Hey guys. I've never been a part of any forum or anything before, so excuse me if I muddle things up as this is my first ever thread. This is going to be a quite chunky start to a thread, so I have tried to section it off because I want you guys to have all the details I can provide, so you can...
Hey all. First post, but I have a general question.
Who prefers local custom shops, and who would rather play brand name stuff. I personally am sitting on the wall with this, and as a musician and a tutor, I need equipment that lasts, but isn't expensive, as i have kids bashing on my kits...
What would you all think if I used Koko's method on this page:
using really thin plies or veneer to make a thin drum or use a single thick piece of ply?
Also if you have any other advice or tips on building drums that would be nice :)
I'm planning on building a 7x14 8ply maple snare drum with yamaha style maple 10 hole 3/4" thick wood hoops. I would like to use tube lugs and key-tension rods however, I know that the tension rods need to be a little bit longer when using wood hoops but am not sure by how much...
Recorded some promo videos for my local (Bangkok) custom drum builder.
Company is called Meka Drum.
The set in this video was made for the drummer of a Thai band named Labanoon.
Keller shells (Maple).
The bass drum is 22 x 22!
Song is "Half A...
I am a 16 year old drummer and I have been playing jazz for the past two-three years.
My drumming inspirations are: Mel Lewis, Buddy Rich, Elvin Jones, Art Blakey, Jim Chapin and many others can't name them all on the top of my head.
I built this drum kit with my dad in 5 days lol...
Hey guys, I want to replicate the nice Gretsch Round Badge sound on a new kit. So I need to now from all you guys with Round Badge knowledge what the specs are.
- # of lugs
- # of plys
- Thickness of shells (mm)
- Reinforcement rings?
- Number/placement of Air holes
- Bearing edge...
I am considering wrapping my Premier drum kit in a silver sparkle wrap. I'm going to use Jammin' Sam's wrap, which uses high bond tape (no glue). It currently has a lacquer finish. I am wanting to use the original lugs, but drill new holes to offset them for a more custom look. Has anyone...