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Converted my Roland TD3 KW Electronic Drum Kit. Upgraded it to a TD6 module with meshhead drums.
I found this tom on eBay for $30.00. The price included shipping. This tom was cut in half with a jigsaw to create two 10" toms. I used ...
Roof truss clip. Purchased at Menards $0.49
The roof truss clips are attached inside the drum shell where the lugs connect. They will support the spoke cross member.
Cable clamps purchased at local hardware store $1.50 The red arrows show where metal had to be removed with hacksaw to make flat. Black arrows show metal strips ...
The cable clamps where a low cost way to mount the toms to the Roland L rods.
Clamp shown with Roland L rod.
I used wood cut out with a jigsaw for the spoke cross member.
Drilled 1/4" holes in wood spoke cross member & Outlet box cover.
Assembled wood spoke member with adjustable sensor support.
I drilled a hole in the shell for the 1/4" jack. These jacks where not long enough to go through the drum shell. With the right size drill ...
35mm Piezo Sensor is attached with double sided foam tape. The Piezo Sensor is connected to the 1/4 Jack.
I cut the foam sanding block into 1"x1"x1.5" foam blocks with a miter saw and peeled of the sanding surface. I tried the foam cones. Had triggering problems ...
Double sided foam tape used to attach foam block to sensor.
I adjusted the sensor support so the foam block is 1/8" above the rim of the drum shell. One down and three to go. Now I need to ...
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