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OldFart

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No. 10 Posted on Oct 30, 2012 9:48 AM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
paul wrote:
If you want to change your bass drum sound, get a Remo or Evans single ply head with no muffling. Then add muffling until you get the sound you want.

I've often muffled with a piece of terry cloth folded once or twice and taped to the head with packing or duct tape. It's easily enlarged or shrunk, and you can move it around for different effects. It's also cheaper.


I have a PowerStroke 3-type Batter head, but put a Single-ply Reso head on with an old-school felt strip.

So, in essence, one can use different map routes to arrive at or very near a particular destination.



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Terry Bozzio Single-Ply Coated

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3431 Bass Drum Head? Tmitchellbrown 143 Oct 28, 2012 6:17 PM
2935 Re:Bass Drum Head? RvJim 7 Oct 28, 2012 7:28 PM
2585 Re:Bass Drum Head? drumster15 427 Nov 11, 2012 7:54 PM
2821 Re:Bass Drum Head? Tmitchellbrown 249 Nov 20, 2012 9:24 AM
2978 Re:Bass Drum Head? OldFart 141 Oct 28, 2012 8:20 PM
2933 Re:Bass Drum Head? paul 47 Oct 29, 2012 10:10 AM
2937 Re:Bass Drum Head? technique2012 524 Oct 29, 2012 3:21 PM
2946 Re:Bass Drum Head? Tmitchellbrown 287 Oct 29, 2012 7:37 PM
2918 Re:Bass Drum Head? OldFart 702 Oct 29, 2012 10:41 PM
2879 Re:Bass Drum Head? TheLemonAid 891 Oct 30, 2012 2:54 AM
2918 Re:Bass Drum Head? paul 370 Oct 30, 2012 9:22 AM
3009 Re:Bass Drum Head? OldFart 620 Oct 30, 2012 9:48 AM
2774 Re:Bass Drum Head? StillKicken 1116 Nov 3, 2012 6:16 PM
2802 Re:Bass Drum Head? Tmitchellbrown 171 Nov 3, 2012 8:22 PM
2682 Re:Bass Drum Head? drumster15 207 Nov 5, 2012 10:07 PM
2650 Re:Bass Drum Head? OldFart 382 Nov 6, 2012 6:10 AM
2613 Re:Bass Drum Head? Tmitchellbrown 109 Nov 6, 2012 5:01 PM
2636 Re:Bass Drum Head? pwc 187 Nov 6, 2012 9:25 PM

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