Thread: Is this normal?
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Old 06-22-2021, 05:33 AM
khmerali khmerali is offline
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Default Re: Is this normal?

Originally Posted by idrum4fun View Post
Unfortunately, it is more common than you might think! I've got quite a few vintage snare drums exhibiting this issue! Most recently, I just did a complete detailing of a mid-60's Slingerland Deluxe Student snare drum and a 60's MIJ snare drum. The shells for both drums were drilled so the lugs are more towards the top! It really bothers my OCD! I need to take pictures and post them.

Thanks - but is there a reason for it? Is it just an error or is there a sonic reasoning behind it? If it was an error then surely differnt lugs would be spaced differently. Or did someone in the factory in 1959 drill the first hole in the wrong place then need to follow through with the other holes?
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