Timps in the Basement with Cheap String Guages

It’s time to dig out the timps and pound a bit! My new(ish) rig features Ludwig Dresdens in the middle, a 24″ Goodman chain up top (with a custom counterhoop) and the pièce de résistance: my custom designed Precision Classic 32″ chain drum. The parts were salvaged from an old O’Donnell chain drum with an aluminum bowl. (That bowl is currently full of dirt and makes an excellent planter in the garden.) The new bowl was made by the D. Picking Company to my specs. The shape is based on an old Leedy bowl that I used to have. You’ll have to take my word for it but it sounds fantastic–I just played a gig with it and looked forward to every low note!
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