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Wood Drum Shell Construction

There’s much more to consider when choosing a drum set than how nifty it looks. There’s its construction and that brings to mind the shells. Drums are constructed of a variety of materials: Type of Shell Material: • Wood •

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From Paradiddles’ Featured Deals: Natal Arcadia Series & Evans Drumheads

From Paradiddles’ Featured Deals: Natal Arcadia Series & Evans Drumheads The Bundle Deal: Free Evans American up-grade pack with the purchase of any Arcadia drum set by Natal. The Arcadia set is available in a transparent sunburst lacquer finish. Included:

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Pearl Eliminator Pedal

Pearl Eliminator Dual Chain Drive Pedals with Case Pearl’s PowerShifter Eliminator Bass Drum pedal provides the ultimate in player tunability and control. With a choice of 6 different cams (4 included and 2 more optional), 4 beater faces, PowerShifter functionality

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All About Drumheads

The history of the drumhead has changed little over the years. Thousands of years, actually. The recipe is simple. Find an animal. Kill it. Skin it. Have a nifty barbecue while the skin drys. Next, stretch it over the drum

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Drum Triggers

Drum Triggers Electronic drum triggers for acoustic drums provide the ability to create digital signals that track dynamics and capture a player’s feel better than some electronic kits can. While there are several manufacturers of trigger’s, Ddrum’s broad range of

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The Anatomy of Drum Sticks

Drum sticks are a somewhat important part of a drummer’s gear. But, what’s the low down on a couple pieces of wood? Here’s the scoop on sticks. A typical drum stick is turned from a single piece of wood, most

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Take Our Survey

In an effort to better serve our customers, we’ve put together a short survey of just 4 questions. Help us to help you better. Take the survey> The survey will open in a new window. Thanks!

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Stuart & Friends

More NAMM 2016 videos > Paradiddles owner, Stuart Aldoroty, isn’t always manning the helm here at the drum shop. Here are a few images of him hanging with few guys you may know. Stuart with former Police drummer, Stewart Copeland.

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Tuning

“Drum tuning is the process in which you apply or remove tension on the tension rods or rope around a drumhead until you reach the correct frequency or note. A drummer may use a variety of methods to achieve this

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