How do you put a drum kit on a double bass pedal?
Tips For Setting Up Your Double Bass Drum Pedal
- 1 – Master Pedal Attachment: Attach the master pedal to the bass drum in the usual way.
- 2 – Test and Adjust the Master Pedal:
- 3 – Hi Hat/Snare Setup:
- 4 – Place You Slave Pedal.
- 5 – Connect the Slave and Master Pedals.
- 6 – Test and Adjust the Slave Pedal.
How does double bass drum pedal work?
A double bass drum pedal operates much the same way only with a second footplate controlling a second beater on the same drum. Most commonly this is attached by a shaft to a remote beater mechanism alongside the primary pedal mechanism.
How should a drum kit be set up?
How to sit with proper drum set posture
- Sit with your back straight. When playing your drum kit, keep your back straight.
- Adjust the height of your drum throne. For good posture, adjust the height of your drum throne so your thighs sit at a 90 to 110 degree angle.
- Keep your arms relaxed.
How should a drum set be set up?
The step-by-step setup guide
- Start with the feet. Sit on your drum stool.
- Assemble the rest of your drum kit. Attach the bass drum to the bass drum pedal by carefully moving it into position behind the pedal.
- Adjust the height of the hardware.
- Set the position of the toms and cymbals.
How far should the beater be from the bass drum?
I’d recommend starting by placing your bass drum pedal into position (there’s usually a slot under your bass drum. Then measure a distance of about 3 inch (about 8 cm) or have your beater set at an angle that’s about 45°.