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A Needed Change For The Heavy Hitters

When I play my drums, I use a 5A size stick. I am not a heavy hitter, so the “tight” clearance that is between the mesh drum head and the top of the 1/4″ jack is not a problem for me. However, the other day

 
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Putting Some More Together.

In this post, we will install the cake pan to the MDF base plate and add the sensor plate assembly. Tools/supplies needed for this section: – Adjustable wrench and or pliers – phillips screwdriver – drill with 9/32? drill bit – masking tape The first thing I did was add some

 
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Almost Finished! (Teaser Pictures)

I pretty much have the X4L edrums finished. It is just a matter of taking my notes/pictures and writing the posts. I thought I would put these pictures up as a teaser. It’s Basically to show what they will look like when finished and I hope to inspire other DIY’ers to make them as well.

 
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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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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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