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Throne height influences pedal stroke ?

michaelg

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Anyone notice that if you adjust the height of your throne, you also need to adjust your pedal throw ?

Raised my throne recently and just wasn't comfortable with my pedal till I increased the throw on it in response to the added throne height.
 

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Anyone notice that if you adjust the height of your throne, you also need to adjust your pedal throw ?

Raised my throne recently and just wasn't comfortable with my pedal till I increased the throw on it in response to the added throne height.

I haven't ever bothered to adjust my pedal, but it does feel different.
 

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I raised my throne and decreased my throw recently…Everyone is different.
 

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I spend a bit of time thinking about this and I wonder if I'm over-thinking it.

And I probably am but that's me.
 

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I noticed that when I’m standing and trying the pedals at the shop that my foot works a lot better . I’ve got a lot less leg to lift sitting higher and with the throw shortened less to control ……
But I’ve seen and played all kinda set ups . And seen folks play well all kind of ways …..

Who knows …..

Drums are certainly not like other instruments are they ?
 

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The only relevant thing I notice is that if a house kit's stool is quite different in height to mine and not adjustable, then I get cramps later so stool height and muscle action are linked for sure ....
 

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I sit fairly high and if I sit too low my foot gets too sluggish and I have to work harder. Had to set up on very uneven ground this last weekend at a private party and my throne was way too low. I struggled a bit for the first couple songs until I raised it up a bit. I like my foot to almost float over the pedal since that makes heel/toe easier for me.
 


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