Gretsch Broadkaster tom mount

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Anyone near Okc who KNOWS WHAT THEY ARE DOING and can drill a tom mount on my Gretsch Broadkaster kick drum?
 

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I’m reluctant to do it myself. I don’t have any of the appropriate tools and definitely don’t went to mess up the drum.

By the way, nice Fibes kit.
 

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Bring it over , I’ve drilled holes in brand new DWs before . I’m not afraid .
 

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So would / wouldn't a simple Rail ( two baby holes) do? Or you want the Post..
Tough spot to be in. Good luck.
 

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Wanting the post. And I’m super OCD so it’ll have a to be right!
 
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I think it's called a "hole saw"...
Check see what HoundDog's plan is..

It's a drill bit.
Is the drum covered or natural?

Gotta go gentle and slower than 16 BPM..
 

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It’s natural satin. Any idea where Gretsch drills from the factory?
What's the depth
(Yes I have a from the Factory- 14x18 USA)

the Center of the post hole to the front Resonant edge is 5"
on a 14" deep
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Send me a PM .

I drilled holes in my brand new DW Kit , they didn’t drill the holes for the woofer mounts .
No way I was sending it back for that .

I double checked my measurements 20 times .
 

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Normally, I don't drill into nice drums, but I drilled into my DW pre-collectors 14x18 bass to add a rail mount. No problems. Works and looks great. It did have a Yamaha mount which I hated and covered up.

I also drilled into a vintage RB 16x16 FT to convert it into a bass, adding spurs and the rail - no problems (although I do regret doing it now!)
 


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