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Drum Design Knowledge, Part 2: Shell Types and Thicknesses

Last month we discussed hoops. This time we’re discussing the thickness of the shell and what you can expect sonically from the various designs. Drum shells have been made in different thicknesses over the years, from a single half-inch piece…

by Russ Miller
Oct 31, 2017