Tuning my snare

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Post Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:57 pm

AmnestysLowEnd wrote:
Timekeep69 wrote:Drum Dials only insure that the head is tensioned evenly. It doesn't actually help in tuning the drum.


It does in the sense that a well seated head will be easier to tune as well as stay tuned longer. While you can do this with out one, I find that it is a good investment because it helps you understand the physics of tuning. By physics of tuning , I mean it helps you see how much adjacent lugs effect each other.



True, but people assume that it's a drum tuner when it's not.
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Post Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:19 pm

Timekeep69 wrote:
AmnestysLowEnd wrote:
Timekeep69 wrote:Drum Dials only insure that the head is tensioned evenly. It doesn't actually help in tuning the drum.


It does in the sense that a well seated head will be easier to tune as well as stay tuned longer. While you can do this with out one, I find that it is a good investment because it helps you understand the physics of tuning. By physics of tuning , I mean it helps you see how much adjacent lugs effect each other.



True, but people assume that it's a drum tuner when it's not.


Well with most people they are better off using the dial as a tuner vrs their ears, at least until they get the basics down. :lol:
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