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Old 12-21-2019, 07:43 PM
Donovan Drums Donovan Drums is offline
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Default Dented Rogers Shell

I have a Rogers Dynasonic that has been damaged. There are three dents in the shell. The worst is at the throw off attachment, the other two are at lug locations. (Please see pictures.)

Is it possible to repair this damage or has it been rendered junk?
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Old 12-21-2019, 07:51 PM
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Default Re: Dented Rogers Shell

Yes, as long as there are no tears in the metal, it is repairable. I have done several on a jig I have made. PM me for details if you are interested, I can repair it for you if you’d like.
I set it up just for this and it works on Dyna or Supra shells. The 6.5 in the picture is mine and it was dented at almost every lug and at the strainer. The other was a 6.5 I did for a client. He loved it!
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Old 12-23-2019, 01:28 PM
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I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be the "correct" way to bend it back, but I would try a rubber mallet and see if you can get it straightened out. Probably not the best idea though, lol
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Old 12-28-2019, 02:38 PM
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I have a vintage Star marcher which had several minor dents. I took it to an acquaintance who owned a body shop proclaiming "paintless dent removal". My mistake!!! Although the dents were less noticeable, the tool employed left numerous small dings in the shell. They reminded me of some kind of perverted snail tracks! I really don't recommend this for drums. Cars maybe. Drums...NO!
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Old 12-28-2019, 06:52 PM
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There is no folds or tears, all of them can be taken out.
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Old 04-05-2020, 01:21 PM
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I'm told any place that repairs saxophones, trumpets, tubas etc. can repair metal shells.
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Old 04-06-2020, 07:08 AM
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Brass is very soft, a rubber mallet carefully used will do the trick.
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Old 04-06-2020, 09:23 AM
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Take it to a musical instrument repair shop that does horns and stuff.
They fix brass instruments and should have the tools to do so.
I've seen then do miracles.
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Old 04-06-2020, 04:18 PM
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Sometimes similar dents can taken out with just a pair of strong hands.. Vices and G clamps & wood scraps are also handy pop out dents. Brass Dyna's & Sound King's are relatively soft pliable shells..

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Old 04-12-2020, 07:45 AM
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Take it to a musical instrument repair shop that does horns and stuff.
They fix brass instruments and should have the tools to do so.
I've seen then do miracles.

Perhaps that, or take it to a experienced Paintless dent repair tech that take dents out of vehicles. They too have the tools on hand.
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