Remo identifies “regular” full size model bongos as the large drum (hembra) 8 1/2” or 8 5/8” and 9” sizes and the small drum (macho) measuring 7” or 7 ¼”. The R SERIES model bongo drumheads are constructed using the same Remo open channel technology used for the standard Weather King drumheads.
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Upgrade your sound with Remo Synthetic bongo drumheads. With three proprietary film types to choose from, Remo will help you get the sound you’re looking for. Remo’s Bongo drumheads are available with Fiberskyn® Nuskyn® or Skyndeep® Graphic drumhead film material.
FIBERSKYN® 3 provides a superb, authentic drum sound for maximum projection, lively overtones, and slap tones that are easy on your hands. With superior construction, the low maintenance, weather resistant FIBERSKYN® 3 drumheads will enhance your drumming experience.
NUSKYN® sounds natural, warm, and full-bodied with enhanced low and mid-range frequencies, without any lingering high pitched overtones. Frequency analysis of shows it closely resembles the performance of animal skin, while actually expanding the sound response spectrum dramatically. Join the many professional drummers and drum enthusiasts that are switching from the animal rawhide heads to the maintenance free Remo Nuskyn synthetic drumheads. NUSKYN® sounds natural, warm, and full-bodied with enhanced low and mid-range frequencies, without any lingering high pitched overtones.
SKYNDEEP® is the graphic infusion of pigment into a polyester surface making it uniquely attractive while maintaining the integrity of a great sounding drumhead. SKYNDEEP® is weather resistant, producing warm tones, increases sound volume and projection in any environment.