Old thread I know, but do you think I can store some snare drums in these type of guitar/bass stands?
How deep is the cradle on these things?
The K&M Heli 2 scan fit a cello...maybe a 5.5 or a 6.5" snare can fit also...don't know! Opinions please!
Just my "2 cents"
You won't be carrying your money to the grave and you never know what the person(s) who will end up with your drums when you're gone is going to make of them (sell them for cheap money, play them, give them away...)!
So, sell the most valuable kits asap when the market is...
I always used a cymbal arm om my bass drum with great results, generally with a 16" crash cymbal or a 18" ride. Lately I found some extra thin 13 1/2" trap cymbals that I have been using on that cymbal mount as an effect cymbal (kind of a splah/china sound).
The problem here is...
Remo Coated ambassador or Aquarian texture coated. The aquarian as a vast superior coating if you're also playing with sticks.
I once tried a fiberskin ambassador because evryone kept telling me it was the bomb with brushes...did not like it but perhaps you may!
I have no trouble whatsoever to find these type of screws here in Portugal...either in stainless steel or brass...heck even coper! I'm sure they exist also in the Uk.
Try specialized hardware stores and not you run-of-the mil or generic stores
There is always going to be a difference between a 16 strand a a 20 strand wire! No only in Canoupus wires!
The more strands the wetter the sound. Less strands = drier sound = more sound of the drum!
If you want to hear the shell and heads combination to its fullest than 12 strand wires is the...