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Post Sat Jan 17, 2009 8:35 am

Ok so I know its a while off but in around 2 years time I will (hopefully) go to university. However I don't want to give up drums and I wont be allowed to play an acoustic kit in a flat. But thing is the problem/annoying thing I have always found with electric kits is there 'drums' aren't normal size (12" 14" 16" etc) and i find them awkward and uncomfortable to play. So my question is, is there anyway to get electronic drums that are acoustic drum sizes?
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Post Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:52 am

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Post Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:30 pm

Yes, you can get regular drum size heads in mesh and put them on
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Post Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:52 pm

The smaller sizes will only make you become a more accurate drummer

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Post Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:05 pm

wmpdrummer13 wrote:The smaller sizes will only make you become a more accurate drummer

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Post Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:14 pm

There's also the option of an acoustic to electronic conversion kit . There are several companies out there now making acoustic style electronic kits and also there's the DIY method . A set of mesh heads and some triggers and your still playing full size drums . Nice thing also is with mesh heads the option for virtually silent playing is possible without a major compromise in the feel of the kit .

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