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Has anyone tried using adhesive vinyl as drum rap? Answered

I want to refinish my drum kit and i was wondering if adhesive vinyl would work or any other ideas for a low budget

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frollard

Best Answer 7 years ago

There's no reason it shouldn't. I would wonder about the sound changing slightly as very specific materials are used to make the drum shell - adding a dampening layer of adhesive and rubber might SLIGHTLY change how it resonates - but I wouldn't bank on it being a deal-breaker.

Try it with one, and if it still sounds ok, then keep it - if not, pull it off before the adhesive really sets in.

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rickharris

7 years ago

Cheapest way is to contact an abattoir and get a goat skin. there are web sites that explain how to prep it.

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seandogue

7 years ago

If you value the sound of your kit as it is now, I would avoid it. Vinyl will very likely alter the timbre of your drums.