18" bass t floor tom conversion


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Dec 20, 2018
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York UK
Hey. I am considering buing a kit just for its bass drum so i can possibly turn it in to a floor tom. This size is not available as a floor tom (natal originals). The shell is undrilled and i thought the bass drum spurs could be removed and floor to leg mounts added. Would also need to drill and add another leg mount on the other side.

Issues i can see is maybe the shell is thicker for bass drums which may affect the sound. Also i would have to add 18" metal hoops, may need tension rods and possibly the bass drum lugs are bigger to account for the wooden hoops.

Not sure if it would work out.