No nuts cymbal sleeves

multijd

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Has anyone seen or tried these?
 

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Interesting. Maxwells makes a similar cymbal topper, but they are incredibly expensive.
 

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I’m into the idea of them! I have made something similar for all my cymbal stands by adding a section of black heat shrink tubing onto a typical plastic cymbal base/tube. I’ll probably buy a set of these.
 

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I have a large supply of automotive vacuum hoses stocked away from 20 yrs ago. They work just fine for cymbal sleeves of varying diameters....esp. useful on the old 60's stands which don't have much shaft extension to work with. And you can buy clear poly tubing as well if you prefer that. Just don't forget about checking them every year or two as anything made of plastic will eventually wear through. My preferance is to vintage Tama threaded cymbal sleeves from the 70's to 80's - at least they work for the 6 mm stands (ie not Yamaha). I've been able to buy them in quantity for $1 each.
 

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no bottom cup? no bottom felt?
bad lighting in the webpage .
Couldn't see that a "seat" is part of the Part.
 
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no bottom cup? no bottom felt?
Looks as if .......

Seems to me that this might work pretty well, as long as the material holds up. Possibly less dampening than the bottom felt as well. I imagine this product is made out of a super tough flexible elastomer similar to what the Grombal product uses. I like the idea of progress of this sort - relatively simple, basic improvements based on new materials science developments.

Only thing I don't like is the way they look ...... I always liked the styled wing nuts on various manufacturer's stands. But I'll try some out .........

Mike
 

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Looks as if .......

Seems to me that this might work pretty well, as long as the material holds up. Possibly less dampening than the bottom felt as well. I imagine this product is made out of a super tough flexible elastomer similar to what the Grombal product uses. I like the idea of progress of this sort - relatively simple, basic improvements based on new materials science developments.

Only thing I don't like is the way they look ...... I always liked the styled wing nuts on various manufacturer's stands. But I'll try some out .........

Mike
I would probably put a felt on anyway. I may get a set and try them. For $13 i think they are worth it.
 

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I’m using the Maxwell version. They use your usual bottom felt, but no top felt or but. So far, so good.

 

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I’m currently trying the No Nuts, although I’ve been very happy with my Camber T-Tops. In the past I tried Cymbal Crowns, but they broke off in my hardware bag and someone broke one using my kit.

The No Nuts are a tough yet somewhat flexible plastic. They work fine without felts, but I haven’t hauled them around in my hardware bag yet. That’s my only potential concern with them...breaking off. I will say that the guys at No Nuts are very nice and great to deal with!
 

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Bought some off Amazon and they arrived yesterday. They are very easy to install and should stay put on the stands. Cymbals will stay on, but I would like to see some felt on the bottom. The felt pads these replaced won't slide all the way down on the no-nuts. It should be easy enough to bore out the hole to make them large enough to fit.

So far, so good!
 

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I know the guy personally that started/invented No Nuts. I have the red ones and they work great. Easy to install, fits all hardware no matter the brand, and are very durable. My only complaint.....I don't have enough!!!! I gig with them had mine for like 2 years no problems...
 

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I'm pretty happy with my cymbal crowns, because I hate hate hate wing nuts. Also, I find that removing the felt and using the "rubber" can tone down an over-active cymbal a little bit.
 

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