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Postby reyesdvl » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:22 pm

How snug should the flesh ring be? If I can stick the tip of my pinky finger (I've got thin fingers) between the flesh ring and drum is that too much or does that even matter so long as the top ring is snug?

Any insights would be helpful, thanks!

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Re: Flesh rings

Postby Dugafola » Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:26 pm

you're flesh ring is too big. often times my flesh rings are snugger than my top ring.
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Re: Flesh rings

Postby michi » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:53 am

I agree with Duga. The flesh ring should be barely wider than the shell. Something like an 0.5 mm to 1 mm gap between the inside edge of the ring and the shell is perfect. (Anything up to a 3 mm gap still is tolerable. Any more than that, and you risk skin slip, and the drum won't look as neat, especially once the rings come down with tuning.)

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