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Felt Beater on Mesh Heads? No!

Posted by Erik Hamm on

Felt Beater on Mesh Heads? No!

No! Do not attempt! The felt will tear through your mesh head faster than anything else. We have seen  the results. Use a plastic or wooden beater. Most kick pedals sold nowadays have multiple sides. Another option is to use a kick patch. Many companies make them and they all seem to get the job done. What happens with the felt on mesh seems to be that when the felt wears off it creates tiny little sharp edges that act like knives on the mesh fibers. On a normal acoustic head that does not have these fibers its not a...

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