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Im Having Snare Issues

Postby SBxDrummer » Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:08 pm

Im using a pork pie snare and after every 15 minutes or so of playing, the tension rod closest to me is completely loosened. could it be the head thats on it? im using the stock remo head. please any comments. thanks
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby metldrummer2112 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:24 pm

It's not the head, it's the drum
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby Timekeep69 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:45 pm

It could be uneven tension across the head or it could also be a bad insert.
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby shine.fm-youth » Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:49 pm

had the same problem with my pork pie snare, get some PTFE (plubmers) tape wrap it once or twice around the lug
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby SBxDrummer » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:37 pm

thanks guys
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby jnewlon_drum » Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:34 pm

Timekeep69 wrote:It could be uneven tension across the head or it could also be a bad insert.



i had the same thing happen to one of my snares when i 1st started drumming...
if u dont have each lug tuned to the same tension...it could cause u to pull a rim and or will unevenly stretch the head causing tuning issues...

just losen all the lugs and then re tune ur drum...this video might help u out so this problem wont happen again in the future...


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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby DRUMSMYWIFE » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:45 am

Either uneven tension, but usually that shows, with the wrinkles.
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Re: Im Having Snare Issues

Postby dannycareyisgod » Tue Dec 29, 2009 10:13 am

hm, thats weird. never heard of that. I would take the head off of the drum and tighten the nuts and bolts, maybe?
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