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How To Keep Drum Wrap Seams From Coming Up

In Drum Building 101, Drum Building Resources, Drum Building Tutorials, Drums, General Updates by Philip16 Comments

My Drum Wrap Seams Are Coming Unglued I have a confession to make. I recently discovered that the seams on the 2nd wrapped drum set I ever made are starting to come apart. This is unacceptable, but luckily you get to learn from my mistake. Wrapping your custom drums with a sparkle, glass glitter, onyx, pearl, or solid color wrap¬† …

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How to Prevent Your Drums From Slipping Out of Tune

In Drum Building 101, Drum Building Resources, Drum Building Tutorials, Drummer resources, Drums, General Updates by Philip9 Comments

Tension Rod Slip Do you have problems with your tension rods detuning themselves as you play a gig? I know that I dealt with this for a very long time myself. I would sometimes find myself trying to tune my snare drum back up after a couple of songs because usually the lug nearest to where I hit my rim …

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Drum Building 101 – The Pros and Cons of Tube Lugs

In Drum Building 101, Drum Building Resources, Drum Building Tutorials, Drums, General Updates by Philip2 Comments

Using Tube Lugs on Your Drums Tube lugs seem to be the lug of choice for most “custom” drum companies and for good reasons – they look great on any drum and are usually made out of solid brass which makes them very durable. There is however some characteristics about tube lugs that could make them difficult to work with …