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    I am playing a hybrid a2e kit with real feel heads and ZED 2-ply on the bottom and they don't half make a hell of a thwack. Can hear some hollow resonance in the shell too.

    I was thinking of trying to dampen the noise with some acoustic foam or similar in the drums but not sure precisely what material to use.

    Anyone have a good idea of what works well and what doesn't?
    Mapex V & Roland TD-11 Hybrid: 18/10/12/14/13S, Triggera Intrigg triggers, L80 13" HH, L80 18" Ride, CY-14C

  • #2
    pyramid foam works fine https://www.scan.co.uk/images/products/1461461-b.jpg ..i lined my toms with this and put a disc under trigger,
    ..it's the most quiet drums ever .. insufoam.jpg
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    Last edited by Ericdrumz; 05-23-18, 04:45 AM.
    | Diy Roland/Yamaha e-kit | Sonor/Gretsch a-kit | Zildjian/Sabian/Ufip cymbals

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Ericdrumz View Post
      pyramid foam works fine https://www.scan.co.uk/images/products/1461461-b.jpg i lined my toms with this and put a disc under trigger,
      ..it's the most quiet drums ever ..
      As english is not my first language, can you please take a photo of one of your toms? I am not sure what "lined my toms with this and put a disc under trigger" looks like / means ?

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      • #4
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acoustic_foam
        open celled polyurethane (should be the same as Ericdrumz is using), I use just 1 strip near the mesh head (my shells are shortened and I don't use any mesh head below).
        Roland TD-12 module, MegaDrum Trigger module, DIY DareStone CLDRUMWH A2E drum conversion, DIY rack using Dixon clamps, Pearl P-932 double pedal, DIY A2E Chang dual zone cymbals.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Ericdrumz View Post
          pyramid foam works fine https://www.scan.co.uk/images/products/1461461-b.jpg ..i lined my toms with this and put a disc under trigger,
          ..it's the most quiet drums ever .. insufoam.jpg
          Ericdrumz thanks for adding a photo of this. Beneath the foam, the "disc" can you show an image of that as well? Sorry I aint grabbing all terms even though disc can consist in 1000 differations/material, I trust your experience most thats why I want to know =)

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          • #6
            i can't 'sneakily' change my post, now can i ? ..'disc' ..what i mean is, there is also foam directly under trigger bar, leaving very little 'air' in shell,
            so, not much space to get any kind of 'thudd' sound.. (about 5 cm) .. hope it's more clear now ..
            20180525_170854.jpg
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            | Diy Roland/Yamaha e-kit | Sonor/Gretsch a-kit | Zildjian/Sabian/Ufip cymbals

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            • #7
              I also used sheets of bitumen (available at car shops) to dampen shell resonance.
              https://www.amazon.co.uk/Car-Deadeni.../dp/B01CLS89UG
              E-kit: https://www.dropbox.com/s/rz173edtgc...14709.jpg?raw=1
              A-kit: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vxkwbj1rv7...345-1.jpg?raw=1
              TD-30, KT10, PD-105/125, 13" DIY + BT-1, VH-11/CY14/15/5, PM-30, HD-280 Pro

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Ericdrumz View Post
                i can't 'sneakily' change my post, now can i ? ..'disc' ..what i mean is, there is also foam directly under trigger bar, leaving very little 'air' in shell,
                so, not much space to get any kind of 'thudd' sound.. (about 5 cm) .. hope it's more clear now ..
                20180525_170854.jpg
                Ericdrumz , thanks mate! All crystal clear now =D

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