Cocktail set drum pedal

nate

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I was watching Jeff Tweedy's Sunken Treasure DVD...AMAZING!!! But anyways the drummer (Glen) that sat in sometimes and used a cocktail pedal on his floor tom instead of a bass drum and I was wondering if you could turn a regular pedal into a cocktail pedal or if you had to buy a special one (if so...where). If anyone has any clue or experience with cocktail drum sets please give some ups and downs of the pedal actions. Thanks.
 

nate

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Those are very interesting but no he was just using his normal 14x14 floor tom and had a cocktail pedal...I think there is a way to make any pedal do this after looking at my pedal, but I decided against it. Its really just a matter of removing the beater holder, reversing it, and then takeing off the chain and putting in on backwards too. I should have looked before posting I guess but if anyone does know where to get a fairly cheap cocktail pedal then please link me.
 

Brother_Bong

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I can't see it very well in his avatar, but I think Kermit Von Zombie uses a pedal similar to these. Maybe you could PM him.
 
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