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No. 13 Posted on Mar 11, 2013 6:28 AM Profile | PM | Email | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
Tuning is definitely a personal thing, but I used to just grab the guitarists tuner, and tune my drums to a specific chord. I think the difference between the center of the drum, and the rim was about 1/3 lower. So, I would evenly tighten all of the lugs, and keep track of where each one was by tapping hard enough to produce a tone. I would pick that tone up with the tuner, and keep tuning up until I got to 1/3rd below the note I was targeting. The middle of the head should be the note I was looking for then.

If you go past it, make sure that you go below it, and tune it up from there.

I'm pretty sure I got that tip years ago on this forum, but it works really well. Also, don't tell the bass player the notes you are turned to. If he plays them on his bass it will make your heads vibrate very intensely.




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2220 Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 499 Feb 22, 2013 5:46 PM
1926 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 101 Feb 22, 2013 9:07 PM
1563 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks seeitshimmer 825 Mar 11, 2013 6:28 AM
1565 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 233 Mar 11, 2013 11:34 AM
1553 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 383 Mar 11, 2013 12:41 PM
1561 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 951 Mar 11, 2013 12:46 PM
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1304 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 262 Apr 7, 2013 1:39 PM
1299 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 137 Apr 7, 2013 11:54 AM
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1414 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 511 Apr 7, 2013 8:47 PM
1932 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 239 Feb 23, 2013 3:22 AM
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1954 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 1518 Feb 23, 2013 6:31 PM
1932 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 1143 Feb 23, 2013 10:34 PM
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1867 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 414 Feb 25, 2013 6:39 PM
1845 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 509 Feb 25, 2013 6:53 PM
1928 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks moneyowen 606 Feb 26, 2013 9:47 AM
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