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Old 30-08-11, 11:07 PM   #1
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was thinking about investing in a JK tuning block....website shows one for premier and one for pearl/andante...they both look identical....my question is...is there a difference? Do you need one of each if you have to tune different makes of drum?
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From my point of view (watch out!), I can't see why there would be a difference. It's to measure the distance so it should be pretty universal.

On second thoughts, I'd wait 'till someone replied who knew what they were talking about!
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There's no difference buy the cheapest one
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There's no difference buy the cheapest one
I use a British pound coin to set the required tension on my young corps drums, I then make slight adjustments to each individual drum as required.
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I made one in a place i worked out of stainless steel. took the average measurement from the best sounding drum and made it to that, still use it today it has 2 levels one for initially putting the head on and then for near final tension to make sure the head is level. works great and it was free :D
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Nice tip Kaily, thanks.

Nice one James...you should've made a few spares, hehehe.
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