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Drum shell, Cake Pan, What’s the Difference?

It’s at this point, we need a drum shell of some kind. Here’s what I came up with. We will use a 9″ dia. heavy duty cake pan. (see parts list). They’re cheap and they are just about the right size. Using the template (x4Ld.pdf), mark all holes with a punch and or nail. It’s

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Trigger Without A Piezo!

There has been some talk over on Vdrums.com & eDrumming.com about triggering an electronic drum module with a DC voltage. The I have achieved this, and the video below shows how. I also included a schematic of how this test could be expanded. I have not tried this with an Alesis or a Roland drum

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Get a Choke Hold (eCymbal Choke Switch)

I have had this idea for awhile now, but I am just getting around to do something about it. What I have here is what I hope will become the standard DIY eCymbal choke design. It’s simple, low profile, and easy to build. It is in essence a film switch. As time goes on, I

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More Detail about Set #5

If you go to the gallery page, you see most of my past attempts at trying to prefect what I thought would be the be perfect eDrum set. Set numbers 4a, 4b, & 5 use an aluminum shell hoop that I rolled myself. I knew when I did these that there were few, if any,

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Painting the Bases & adding T-nuts

The first thing that we need to do is disassemble the mounting plates and eye-bolt assembly. Once that is done we can start to paint. I would suggest that we paint outside so it is well ventilated. Hang the base on a string or wire and spray paint on a gray primer (unfortunately the super

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