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  • Roger Wilco
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    Originally posted by Jesch View Post
    This is prob the most economicle way to "mesh" out ur set. I have all my toms in PDX 8s and it is great! pd 125 as my snare and 4 pdx 8 as toms....works great
    Do the rims of a PDX 8 as tom work as well with a TD-6V?

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  • wrees
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    BTW, you may not be able to see this from the pics, but I stuffed a folded black hand towel into the pdx-8 to dampen the acoustic noise. Or at least to change it from the high-pitched "ping" to a more kick-like "thud." Worked great.

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  • kboucher
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    Wow! Great suggestion to use the PDX-8 as a mesh kick......thanks Wrees

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  • Jesch
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    Heck yes

    This is prob the most economicle way to "mesh" out ur set. I have all my toms in PDX 8s and it is great! pd 125 as my snare and 4 pdx 8 as toms....works great

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  • wrees
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    PD-85's are the toms. PD-105 is the snare. PDX-8 is the kick. One reason I like the PDX-8 as the kick is that the trigger is on the rim instead of in the center, so I'm not slamming the mechanism directly. Also, I took off the pdx-8's rubber rim so the kick pedal shaft doesn't hit it.

    Also, it's just mounted with a standard mount clasp and bar. Nothing special.

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  • sciomako
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    wow. how do you mount it, Will?

    p.s. I see in your sig you have PD-85 too. Why PDX-8 as kick instead of PD-85? Doesn't PDX-8 gives you more space between the rim and the head so you won't hit the rim that easier by mistake?

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  • wrees
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    Or use the pdx-8 as a mesh bass drum! Check the pics in my sig.

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  • chiphead
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    Welcome to the forums.
    I don't think you'll have an issue using the PDX-8 as a tom.

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  • kboucher
    started a topic Roland PDX-8 Pad

    Roland PDX-8 Pad

    Hi All,

    1st time post. Quick question:

    Can a Roland PDX-8 pad be used as a tom? The reason I ask is because I am upgrading my snare to a PD125 and would still like to use the PDX-8.

    Thanks
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