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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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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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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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Aluminum Plates & Getting it Together

We need to reinforce the mounting area of the base. Not only that, but we need to cover the eyebolt and give the L-rod something to push against.

 
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Make The X4L eDrum Trigger!

The purpose for this project is to show that one can make a drum trigger that is on par with the big guys. The X4L is a rack mount (using 1/2″ L-rod mounts), low profile mesh head trigger. You can see the concept drawing here X4L Main Layout. Now don’t feel overwhelmed by the look

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