tuning drums.

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Post Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:26 am

hey.

i was just wondering who here knows how to tune drums?

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Alcyon
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Post Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:29 am

What I do is (if you're putting a new one on) tighten them all until they don't wobble, and then tighten the ones across from each other by half turns to get rid of overtones (which you can check for by putting your finger in the middle of the head and tapping right next to the lugs to hear the sound differences) until I get the sound I like.