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Old 2003-02-20, 10:32
shattrdexistnce shattrdexistnce is offline
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Metal Kick Pads

I think that's what they're called. I dunno, I'm not a drummer. Anyways, does anyone know any durable, good quality brands or good alternatives. My drummer uses metal kick pads for his double bass and he has these plastic ball things on the mallets of his bass pedal. The combination makes a sweet sound. But the kick pads he uses are cheap peices of shit. He's lucky to get 2 days practice out of 'em. Usually they are broken or severely warped by the end of one days practice. He started out using the wide one that is made for double bass. But that just bends in the middle and snaps in half. Then he tried using 2 of the smaller, ones for single bass, side by side. But even those start bending and fall off his head. Does anyone have any ideas of what we can use without having to sacrifice the sound of our double bass.
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Old 2003-02-20, 21:40
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maybe he just pounds way to hard
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Old 2003-03-12, 22:54
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I'm pretty sure it's because he is stomping on it hard when he is trying to play fast and it's doing that, because that happend to my friends, and he did something with a screw driver in the hole with it and all and it fixed it but I don't know man, it is probably because he's hitting it too hard. Hail!!!!!!
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Old 2003-05-13, 08:35
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The Evans EQ Bass Drum patches work pretty good, also the "Slug" patches, work awesome but a little more expensive. Lata..
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Old 2003-05-15, 13:35
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remo falam patches work well if you're willing to give up the click sound, but those only come in singles so you need two, but if you want to keep the click sound what you can do is take some quarters or 50 cent pieces or some other big coin, put them where you want them on the head, and then cover them in masking tape (cover it tight, and with about three layers). duct tape or electrical tape wont work because the beater will start to stick when you wear through the tape.
the other way to go about it is to get some different beaters, like regular plastic ones instead of wood balls. and not hit so damn hard
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Old 2004-01-23, 09:29
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Old 2004-02-19, 22:08
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dunmar makes a all steel metal kick pad they are great for practice but sound horrible live it makes a real clicky sound and soundshorrible through a pa
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Old 2004-03-14, 11:45
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Steel plates will make the bassdrum sound like this:
go to "sounds" and listen to the track "inner eye"
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Old 2004-03-15, 11:58
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he can play, but the sound really sucks.
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Old 2004-03-15, 17:47
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yupp! the sound sucks!!! But as the drummer in eternal silence said to me when I asked him about it: That is just "my thing"!
hmm...well um'kay!
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