What can I use to Protect Bass Drum Hoops

LRod1707

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Cow bell and BD Pedal are marking my painted Hoops.
I don't like using electrical or duct tape
Any suggestions.
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An index card, piece of cardboard, piece of rubber, or pretty much whatever is handy will work!
 

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Can't remember who makes them, but there are thin metal clip-on style hoop protectors Ive used & liked.
 

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Haven’t any experience with this but it sounds great.
I can vouch for these, and for Twin Cities Drum Collective. I’m in Minneapolis and frequent this shop. I have two of these, one of which I intend to use where my Yamaha EAD10 clamps to the top of the bass hoop. I’ll note that I had to readjust the clamps on my pedals to get them to fit - it’s thicker than the other I’ve used but I appreciate that it covers both the top and bottom of the hoop.
 

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The Pearl metal one works great. Used it for years and hundreds of gigs without hoop rash. Also, I only pinch it on, not screw it on.
 

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My Tama STAR Maple kit came with adhesive hoop protectors, and not knowing this until it arrived, I had also bought a different adhesive protector (the product name escapes me at the moment). When it came down to it, I decided I didn't want adhesives/residue on the hoops, so I use a stick sleeve, folded so it goes both over and under the hoop, and the pedal doesn't directly contact the hoop.
 


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