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Vented bass drum Reso head- without DW logo?

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I'm wondering if there is a vented (not ported) BD Reso head like this DW, that doesn't have a logo? I don't want a big hole in my Reso head- just some venting for less bounce back. I can't find anything like it in other brands on searches.

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I'm wondering if there is a vented (not ported) BD Reso head like this DW that doesn't have a logo? I don't want a big hole in my Reso head- just some venting for less bounce back. I can't find anything like it in other brands on searches.

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I’ve never done it but some people use some kind of hole puncher to do it(if you didn’t already know that)
 

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I have a black DW 18" bass drum head with a white logo. I don't think it has the vents because it's a little bit older. However, if the black is glossy, and not coated, you should easily be able to get some nail polish remover and the logo will disappear quite quickly.
 

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I’ve made heads like this with a car cigarette lighter. The heat fuses the edges and keeps it from splitting. Worked really well!
 

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I’ve never done it but some people use some kind of hole puncher to do it(if you didn’t already know that)
Used my Google:

Yeah- tried to find one in a 24, couldn't.
 

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I use a hole punch that you use for making leather belts. I had to do it to an 18" head that was the Reso for a 12x18" Broadkaster kick. The bounceback prior to making the holes made it almost unplayable and I did not want to cut a 4" port on it. I purchased it at Harbor Freight.
 

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I use a hole punch that you use for making leather belts. I had to do it to an 18" head that was the Reso for a 12x18" Broadkaster kick. The bounceback prior to making the holes made it almost unplayable and I did not want to cut a 4" port on it. I purchased it at Harbor Freight.
Does that work, going around the hoop of the head?
 

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OR, you could get a brass tube the diameter of the holes you want, sharpen one end and use it with a hammer to punch holes around the head.
 

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This is what I used. Just make you have the head on something very solid to get a good clean hole. I did mine on the floor of the garage. Wood is not recommended
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He doesn’t have a DW head , they are the company that does those perimeter holes that he wants ..
Get a head and remove the logo then.

Or make them yourself with a hot needle or a small to micro philips screwdriver.

Have doing that on my bass drum heads and snare heads for a long time now.

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I got the idea of Russ Miller when I got one of his heads:
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