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Old 27th January 2007
Snare Resonant

Do you guys put pressure to the center of a snare hazy head to seat it? I broke in the top but since the the reso is thinner kinda worrind I am gonna stretch the center

Old 27th January 2007
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🎧 15 years
Hey, I just changed my snare side head a couple of weeks ago. I had the same question while installing it.

Instead of trying to seat it with the palm of my hand, I just tightened it until the glue stoppped crackling, then brought it back down to tune it. Not all heads brands will crackle, but Remo does.

BTW I put on an Ambassador hazy snare side (exact name). This head cuts down ringing and it made my snare the loudest it has ever been. Also, because of the added thickness, it can be tuned into the same range as the top head, which I've found can't be done with a Diplomat.
Old 27th January 2007 | Show parent
Lives for gear
🎧 15 years
You can do a quick application of heat around the bearing edge via a low-powered heat gun or hair dryer. Just one time around until the head is warm to the touch will pretty much instantly seat the head and reduce the break-in period without stretching the center.

Chris Garges
Charlotte, NC
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