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To make it easier I have highlited the drums and did the best explaining I could. Most of this is for right handed drummers but for the left handed drummers do this but visa v ersa To set up a drum set, you have to first put the Bass Drum down in a comfortable spot for it will be the base of the drum set and the middle of your drum set ( It's the biggest drum). Then, you should put on both Tom Tom(s) (The smallest one unless you have two) they go in the to poles sticking out of the Bass Drum. The Tom Tom(s) should just slide right on because they have two large holes horizontally in each side. Next I would put down the Snare Drum (the one with beads strapped to the bottom of it).
It goes on a stand with three legs and three arms. Now if you are right handed you put it down on the left side of the Bass Drum right next to it (horizontally) but sticking out about five inches forward. If you are left handed, visa versa. Then there's the Floor Tom. The Floor Tom goes on you right just like the Snare Drum except the Floor Tom goes on the opposite side from the Snare Drum (its the second biggest drum) (Visa Versa for left handed). Now the symbols fall into place. To put in the HiHat you put it right next to the Snare Drum on the left side but still giving you enough room to hit the Snare Drum (Visa Versa if your left handed).
Your Ride Symbol goes on your right side (Visa Versa if your left handed) and it goes in the middle of Tom Tom Two and the Floor Tom. Then there's the Crash Symbol. The Crash Symbol goes on the left side right behind Tom Tom One and the Snare Drum (Visa Versa if your left handed. And finally the Medium Crash Symbol. It goes right behind Tom Tom One and Tom Tom Two (This cannot be Visa Versa'd). The drums are the snare, the bass or 'kick-drum', and the toms. Harry Turtledove Ebook Torrents.
The snare allways has two heads, the top which you strike, and the bottom which has a strip of metal coil thi ngs that is held in a bracket and can be tightened or loosened with a twisting knob and a lever. Most snares give off an unpleasant after-ring, which can be eliminated using tape and cloth. The bass drum has a foot pedal, and usually has two heads but not always.
Most drummers deffen the boomy sound they often have by putting pillows, blankets, foam, etc. Inside the drum. There are single, double, triple, or even quadruple bass drum kits. There are two types of toms; mounted, which branch off of a bass drum, and floor, which have adjustable legs. Secondary heads on toms are not allways nessecary, and are used on basis of personal preference/funds. Cymbal types are the hi-hat, two cymbals that can be pressed together using a foot pedal, ride, the largest cymbal used typically for the chorus of a song, crash, used to end drum fills or as part of the main drum beat, splash, similar to the crash but smaller with a. 'splashy' sound, and the gong, an Asian sounding cymbal, smaller gongs are often called 'China' cymbals.