Lay everything out
  • Lay everything out

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Remove the drum key and Allen wrenches from the right side of the primary pedal. Remove the drum key and Allen wrenches from the right side of the primary pedal.
  • Remove the drum key and Allen wrenches from the right side of the primary pedal.

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Slide the ends of the long black connector onto the sides of the pedals. Both sides of the connection are shaped like a half-circle, so they can only connect in the proper orientation.
  • Slide the ends of the long black connector onto the sides of the pedals.

    • Both sides of the connection are shaped like a half-circle, so they can only connect in the proper orientation.

    • Ensure all the screws on the connector are pointing up. To do so, you will need to "wind" the secondary pedal up manually before attaching the connector.

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Insert the beaters into the primary pedal. You can choose to use either side of the beaters - just be consistent!
  • Insert the beaters into the primary pedal.

    • You can choose to use either side of the beaters - just be consistent!

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Arrange the pedals in the drumkit. The primary pedal should be centered on the kick drum, while the secondary pedal should be wherever comfortable. If necessary use the drum key to adjust the height of the beaters to be vertically centered on the kick drum. Now tighten everything down!
  • Arrange the pedals in the drumkit. The primary pedal should be centered on the kick drum, while the secondary pedal should be wherever comfortable.

  • If necessary use the drum key to adjust the height of the beaters to be vertically centered on the kick drum.

  • Now tighten everything down!

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Tighten and loosen the nuts on the bottom of the springs until both pedals have an even, comfortable tension.
  • Tighten and loosen the nuts on the bottom of the springs until both pedals have an even, comfortable tension.

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Replace the tools in the pedal for safe-keeping. Bag the extra parts in case you want to convert your double-bass pedal into two singles.
  • Replace the tools in the pedal for safe-keeping.

  • Bag the extra parts in case you want to convert your double-bass pedal into two singles.

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Pound out some sick beats!
  • Pound out some sick beats!

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Nice to see some double bass enthusiasts on here! I am in the process of building an electronic midi drumset from piezos, some old stationary cardio equipment and an alesis dm5. The tooling, oh the tooling. Taps and dies, welding, now i need a lathe to make a double bass pedal from scratch... Www.gpsn.uspto.gov is a great resource for technical info and also creepy government technology. Ill post when i can. Peace

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