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Postby Drumosaurus » Fri Jul 18, 2008 11:55 pm

My drums are orange sparkle, and I think its kinda fruity. as the title says "I need to brutalize my drumset". the finish is a laquer(maybe) and I don't think I'm monetarily or physicaly capable to rewrap it myself or send to a place right now. so I thought maybe I could paint the lugs, tension rods, hoops, and all the other on-drum hardware black. I know that I can't just use any old paint to do this, I have to powder coat them...............................how do i do that? can I just go into a hardware store like home depot or menards have them do this for me?
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Postby antiunderscores » Sat Jul 19, 2008 2:25 am

Drumosaurus wrote:My drums are orange sparkle, and I think its kinda fruity. as the title says "I need to brutalize my drumset". the finish is a laquer(maybe) and I don't think I'm monetarily or physicaly capable to rewrap it myself or send to a place right now. so I thought maybe I could paint the lugs, tension rods, hoops, and all the other on-drum hardware black. I know that I can't just use any old paint to do this, I have to powder coat them...............................how do i do that? can I just go into a hardware store like home depot or menards have them do this for me?
i would just sand back/unwrap the drums and paint the mat black, it looks poor after a while, but mean as hell! A lot of drifters do that to their track cars cause it makes them look evil+makes the colours of their panels match.
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Postby ThePloughman » Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:36 am

Oh God this isnt some kind of round badge gretsch kit from the 50s? or 3 ply Luddies from the 60's? or heavens, Rogers with a matching wood Dynasonic?

Please tell us you are not contemplating something so vile.

Anyway, what kind of drums are these?


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Postby Cheerful-Bear » Sat Jul 19, 2008 7:58 am

To powder coat stuff, you have to put on some sort of coating and then bake them. Yes, bake them. I'd say send your hardware to Ego Drum Supply (www.egodrumsupply.com)
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Postby Drumosaurus » Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:33 pm

ThePloughman wrote:Oh God this isnt some kind of round badge gretsch kit from the 50s? or 3 ply Luddies from the 60's? or heavens, Rogers with a matching wood Dynasonic?

Please tell us you are not contemplating something so vile.

Anyway, what kind of drums are these?


You shouldnt let your drums intimidate your masculinity.


Its a rogers with a matching wood dynasonic that's a doublebass set. 2 26" bass drums, 12" tom, and a 16" floor tom.


















just kidding, its a pdp x7 with a orange sparkle lacquer. I just want a change from the ordinary.
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Postby ThePloughman » Sat Jul 19, 2008 2:23 pm

Orange Sparkle lacquer isnt going to be an easy project. You will have to chemically strip the lacquer finish down to the raw wood. Clean sand the shells, and then rewrap in your color of choice, or refinish in your stain of choice. Depending on how PDP does their color process, you might have residual orange stain that will not fade out or stain over. Good luck.
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Postby Brother_Bong » Sat Jul 19, 2008 3:49 pm

I almost crapped myself for a second.^^^ :shock:
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Postby antiunderscores » Sat Jul 19, 2008 4:36 pm

Brother_Bong wrote:I almost crapped myself for a second.^^^ :shock:
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Postby Drumosaurus » Sun Jul 20, 2008 11:51 am

ThePloughman wrote:Orange Sparkle lacquer isnt going to be an easy project. You will have to chemically strip the lacquer finish down to the raw wood. Clean sand the shells, and then rewrap in your color of choice, or refinish in your stain of choice. Depending on how PDP does their color process, you might have residual orange stain that will not fade out or stain over. Good luck.


That takes to much effort for something that is not necisary. tho I was just talking about painting the lugs and hoops.
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Postby ThePloughman » Sun Jul 20, 2008 2:23 pm

Really Really, think hard about doing this before you do something that is irreversable.
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Postby Cheerful-Bear » Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:03 pm

DON'T PAINT THEM!! Have someone else powder coat them or powder coat them yourself!!
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Postby sarcasmsetyourhouseonfire » Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:35 am

Cheerful-Bear wrote:DON'T PAINT THEM!! Have someone else powder coat them or powder coat them yourself!!


last time i checked, powder coating wasn't something anyone except a professional could do themselves.
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Postby Cheerful-Bear » Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:39 am

AH. Well then have a professional do it. www.egodrumsupply.com
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Postby zen_drummer » Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:18 am

Cheerful-Bear wrote:AH. Well then have a professional do it. www.egodrumsupply.com


Actually... have a powdercoating shop do it for you... Will be less money.

http://www.sumax.com/powder%20coating.htm
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Postby Cheerful-Bear » Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:26 am

Do you know how much that place costs?^
Ego does it for pretty cheap, I think. They do it for free on their parts.
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