How can we get rid of the Remo logo or where can I buy a head without a logo

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The reason for doing this is to make a retro style logo head. I did this for my Camco kit. It would look terrible having both logos on the top edge.

Remo's logos have become impossible to remove. You can special order a Remo head with the logo on the bottom, then put yours on the top. Or in some cases you can get your desired logo head from a company that specializes in that and has an arrangement with Remo. I did that for my Camco kit, but I didn't like how they positioned the Camco logo. However I WAS able to then remove their Camco logo and replace it with my own that I bought on eBay. It still has the Remo logo on the bottom.
 

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Sorry, I'm in agreement with some others here in that I simply can't imagine spending ANY time doing this. Like others have said, there are logos EVERYWHERE in the world. So much so that I wonder if it's even effective. I will say cymbals look nice without the usually large black print all over, but drum heads facing me? I've seen this posted before and just find it a pretty silly thing to obsess over, but that's just me.

That said, I WILL continue to place the Remo log in line with the badge on the shell!
 

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I would happily pay a couple extra bucks to be able to choose which logo from a head company’s past I got. Remo’s current version didn’t personally cause me harm, but I think it’s uglier than it used to be.

This actually has me curious; what is the minimum order for a de-or-re-logo’d head from the big companies? Is it 50? Is it 5000?
 

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Only place it would bother me would be reso bass drum head. I got my Texas CW custom heads from Vintagelogos.com. He uses Aquarian heads without a logo.

You can also get DFD heads without logos:
 

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There's always the Thommy Price solution - the logos must've been massive back in the 80's
 

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Is it their regular size logo? I know it’s gotten bigger over the years, but it doesn’t bother me.

But when I got this smooth white bass drum head, I used Goof Off to remove the logo. It’s a 22” and this was the actual size of the logo. It took some elbow grease but I removed it.

Here’s the before...
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Here’s the after...

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So to answer your question, Goof Off.
 

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I love DW drums, Sabian cymbals, Evans heads, and Zildjian sticks and will happily recommend them to anyone and proudly display their logos on my gear. I am not paid for this, but these companies have compensated me by making great quality products that make me sound better and make my playing experience more enjoyable.
 

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Is it their regular size logo? I know it’s gotten bigger over the years, but it doesn’t bother me.

But when I got this smooth white bass drum head, I used Goof Off to remove the logo. It’s a 22” and this was the actual size of the logo. It took some elbow grease but I removed it.

Here’s the before... View attachment 428256

Here’s the after...

View attachment 428257

So to answer your question, Goof Off.
I love DW drums, Sabian cymbals, Evans heads, and Zildjian sticks and will happily recommend them to anyone and proudly display their logos on my gear. I am not paid for this, but these companies have compensated me by making great quality products that make me sound better and make my playing experience more enjoyable.
Exactly. I feel the same way about the products I use. And in my case, the people that work there are my friends that go back (in some cases) over 30 years. If the Remo logo was a normal size bass drum logo then I'd have no problem with it. But because they sent me a BD head they use for TV shows and promotional events, and thereby use a giant logo, I had to remove it. Although only a few of my cymbals have logos on them...
 
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I get a bit vexed with the SIZE of the logos. Remo's get bigger every year it seems, though I don't bother trying to remove them. Huge cymbal ink really bothers me as well, and I have gone to great pains to remove it -- it's going to come off eventually anyway. Plus I think cymbals just look nicer without the huge logo. Most of my cymbals are vintage and the ink (such as it was way back when) is long gone anyway.

Logos are everywhere. People willingly -- even PAY -- to wear them on their shirts and hats and bumpers. It all just smacks of excess consumerism, and makes me feel that we're just a bunch of corporate pawns.
 

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Hey MrYikes why don't you wrap this thread up..

Wait. MrYikes. < Is that a Logo??
 

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I am most upset by the big KORG logo on those keyboards and that Fender branding on guitars. Luckily the Selmer logo on saxes is fairly discrete, And then those amp brands ... geez. When will commercialism of music end ?
 

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Hey MrYikes why don't you wrap this thread up..

Wait. MrYikes. < Is that a Logo??
Well it is, kinda. My name originally was MR2 Yikes. I used to compete using a Toyota MR2. I don't like using a logo for my name so I changed. While competing I was forced to put "scca" (sports car club of America) on my car. I used a magnetic sign so that I could remove that crap before going home.
 

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