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Duct Tape Drum Shell Help? Answered

Will coating the outside of a drum shell in duct tape drastically change the tone or anything else? I wanted to pattern the outside of them with checkers made out of duct tape.

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Re-design (author)2010-12-15

It may very well change the tone of the drum. Drum shells that are made of wood have a different tone than those that don't.

Put the tape on and see what it does. If you don't like it you can always take it off.

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baconrocks (author)Re-design2010-12-16

I'd probably try it on a drum I don't use that often :) It'll take a while to get money to buy more tape though :(

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