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drumming adept
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Post Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:31 pm

this might have been asked before but i couldnt find it. jus wondered if having a wrap or a natural finish on your drums affects the sound? i cant imagine it would but im buying a new kit and was just wondering. cheers
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Post Tue Jun 03, 2008 5:26 am

No difference the human ear is going to pick up.
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Post Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:53 pm

especially now with newer technologies and thinner wraps that hug the shell better
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Post Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:32 pm

When you use glue to attach wrap, it practically becomes one with the shell.

There's no loss in resonance that's possible for the human ear to recognize, and probably not even in the studio, 'cept with a Neumann or something.
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Post Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:43 pm

You would need extremely sensitive acoustical/frequency measuring equipment to notice any differences.


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