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drumming adept
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Post Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:05 pm

Sorry if there's already a topic on this.

Can somebody explain to me how to measure out where to drill holes for the lugs?

Everything on Google just shows me walls of text.
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Post Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:00 pm

There are lots of ways to skin that cat.
The quick and easy way would be to get a cake dividing mat, or one from Drum Foundry:
https://www.drumfoundry.com/p-2966-shel ... t-mat.aspx
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Post Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:36 pm

I wanted to make a snare drum and I was about to order all the necisary parts for it and then I remembered, how do I drill the holes straight?
R.I.P. Jimmy "the Rev" Sullivan. You will be missed.
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Post Sat Jul 19, 2008 7:53 pm

What I do is take a nail and put a dent in the spot where the hole will be (after measuring and marking). Then, I make a 1/8'' pilot hole. Then drill the actual hole. It's easy, keep something pressed on the inside of the drum where the drill will go through so it doesn't rip apart.