24" and 26" Double Kick?

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Alcyon
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Post Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:51 am

I'm considering getting a PDP MXR with a 24" kick, and I play a lot of double pedal, and I was wondering if there are rebound issues with bigger kick drums... More air going, etc. Does it lag pedals?
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Post Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:13 pm

With bigger kicks, you get less rebound, therefore your pedal has to do more work than the head. You can tweak with things to get the feel you want. If your pedal is looser tensioned, then you will get some lag out of it. The head will also vibrate for longer periods of time as well. Make sure you have a good front port so that air get move out!
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Post Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:40 pm

I have a 24" kick on one of my kits and the DB pedal is a bit more cumbersome to play. Once you get used to it though it's not bad. Tension and pedal adjustment is very important to making it a bit more comfortable. Peace!
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