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Starting The Drum Build

Getting Started:

The first thing to do is to decide exactly what size and how many lugs each drum will have. You need to choose things like lug style and rim type. You need to either buy all this hardware or remove it from the set you re-building. You have to gather the hardware for each drum. What I do is get a large plastic freezer Zip-loc (tm) freezer bags and count out all the lugs, rods, and other hardware needed for each drum and make a hardware bag for each drum I'm going to build.

Finally you need to buy a blank shell for each drum. Check the Links page for lists of suppliers of these parts.

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