Comptone Drums

A little bit about Woody’s hobby, which is very akin to my own – woodworking. He makes fantastic drums.1

The interior is sealed. And you can see on the left a problem on the bearing edge of the bottom that I elected to repair with high-density wood filler rather than shorten the drum a tad and recut the edges. Sometimes knots and imperfections are hidden until the edges are cut. Thankfully, the insides are pretty as well. More sanding tomorrow…2

Inside is sealed and the internal paper badge is applied so I know when it was built. "Swing Fire" is the name of the kit. The lugs are held in place with drum key screws so all that is needed to completely dissasemble the kit, is a drum key.3

The complete drum with shortie legs installed. I make shortie legs as floor toms are usually to high for my midget ass. Also the floor toms legs are just too long. Ever put a Floor Tom all the way up as high as it can go? It’s way too high for any human!4

The full kit. All "vintage mahogany" shells from Keller. 12, 14, 16, 18 and various 12" snares. It is very boomy and full. The kit is incredibly portable due to the small sizes and is very light as well. I have a 10" tom as well, but I rarely use it.5

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