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No. 10 Posted on Feb 4, 2013 2:58 AM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
HuskerFan wrote:
I picked up a used Dixon throne yesterday for 30 bucks. Not a bad deal. I needed something sturdier as my previous thrones haven't been all that great - too small, not adjustable enough, stripped threading where the wing bolt attaches to the shaft, etc - and this one seemed to fit the bill. The only bit of attention it needed at point-of-sale was a replacement wing bolt where the supports meet at the base of the shaft between the legs, so the ever-useful Jason at the shop found a spare DW wing bolt - good as new. And now my throne is 1% DW - classy! Big Smile

I think it's this one: http://intl.playdixon.com/Hardware/Detail.aspx?CID=4&ID=122852

Threaded shaft adjustment is much better than fixed-hole shaft positioning, in my opinion. I actually had a fixed-hole seat collapse under me in a recent gig. Bizarre.


Thrones ... perhaps THE most important pieces of drum gear we get.

Cool! 1% DeeDub ain't half bad!



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2923 New stuff paul 344 Jan 3, 2013 9:13 PM
2573 Re:New stuff OldFart 622 Jan 7, 2013 4:40 PM
2183 Re:New stuff OldFart 772 Feb 6, 2013 1:10 AM
2477 Re:New stuff StillKicken 217 Jan 12, 2013 4:59 AM
2348 Re:New stuff paul 336 Jan 18, 2013 10:49 AM
2340 Re:New stuff StillKicken 973 Jan 20, 2013 5:19 PM
2127 Re:New stuff StillKicken 549 Feb 2, 2013 6:19 AM
2128 Re:New stuff paul 540 Feb 2, 2013 10:05 AM
2158 Re:New stuff OldFart 414 Feb 2, 2013 10:49 AM
2114 Re:New stuff HuskerFan 818 Feb 3, 2013 2:46 PM
2097 Re:New stuff OldFart 966 Feb 4, 2013 2:58 AM
2085 Re:New stuff HuskerFan 264 Feb 4, 2013 3:24 PM
2055 Re:New stuff paul 230 Feb 5, 2013 11:41 AM

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