Can you use a double bass pedal as a single?
You can play a double pedal as a single but you can ‘t play double on a single pedal.
Where do I put my double bass pedal?
So, how do you set up a drum set with a double bass pedal? The traditional setup is to attach the primary pedal to the bass drum as you would a single pedal and to place the second, slave pedal just to the right of the hi hat stand’s pedal board.
Do you need double bass pedal?
Double Pedal is rarely a necessity unless you ‘re playing the extreme forms of metal. Still, if you ever hear tasteful use of double bass playing it can make you want to get one.
Should I get a double bass drum pedal?
Double pedal technique requires a big investment of time to master, If you are a session musician you will possibly use it, but If its not something you require for the music you play then the time could be better used perfecting the style of drumming you like and use. If its something you want to get into then do it.
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°.