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Post Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:48 pm

The guys here have offered a lot of good choices. the only thing I'd add is that quality is worth the price. If you have it done professionally, you'll have a quality pro look. Most of these companies charge from $100-150 which includes the cost of the head, which would cost you $40 anyway. The cool part is that you can use your own design or logo and e-mail it to them and they will laminate it onto a head of your choice. A little pricey maybe, but so much nicer looking than the do it yourself method.
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Post Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:24 pm

You could always find a local silk screener in your area,
when I did, it was an initial cost for the screen and print around $80, and then I had the screen for future heads or whatever else I wanted to print the logo on, reprints he charged me 10 to 20 bucks...
granted I was going for a one color design, but they can do multi color jobs , of course the price goes up but you always have the screen(s) for future heads cause you never know when your drunk ass singer or sound tech is going to stumble on stage and fall right into it!!
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Post Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:58 pm

sarcasmsetyourhouseonfire wrote:there's tons of custom head sites out there... just be prepared to drop about $100.

if your buddy was to paint your current head, i'd suggest acrylics but it's almost guaranteed to look like shit... unless you have a coated head...


true. And spray paint dosen't look very good either
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Post Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:45 pm

granted I was going for a one color design, but they can do multi color jobs , of course the price goes up but you always have the screen(s) for future heads cause you never know when your drunk ass singer or sound tech is going to stumble on stage and fall right into it!![/quote]

Thanks, I got a good laugh from this. I'd also add, if you're in a punk band and your bass player gets a little rambunctious and stumbles into your kit while pogoing around the stage. Arr! harr!!
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Post Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:47 pm

My guitarist works for a sign company and is handy with stickers.

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Post Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:47 am

somebody said it already....drumart is really cool to deal with!! Plus you get to pick out what head to want
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Post Sat Feb 09, 2008 3:41 am

custom bass drum heads can either look really good or really bad! u gotta imagine what its gonna look like with ur kit
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Post Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:53 am

Bigd11 wrote:i got mine from www.customskins.co.uk,
cos £120 (think thats bout $200 dollars)

great great quality and looks awesome on stage

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Post Sun Feb 10, 2008 3:48 pm

dammow wrote:my band logo is simple, so i did mine with masking tape and spray paint! ;

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looks cool
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Post Sun Feb 10, 2008 4:05 pm

liquidrummr wrote:granted I was going for a one color design, but they can do multi color jobs , of course the price goes up but you always have the screen(s) for future heads cause you never know when your drunk ass singer or sound tech is going to stumble on stage and fall right into it!!


Thanks, I got a good laugh from this. I'd also add, if you're in a punk band and your bass player gets a little rambunctious and stumbles into your kit while pogoing around the stage. Arr! harr!![/quote]

lol i hope that doesn't happen
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