Rope Tension Drums Parts Diagram

Drum Chart
1. Batter counterhoop – The top head is called the batter head
2. Flesh hoop (for skin heads only)
3. Stay hoop or support hoop…this is found inside the shell at both the top and the bottom
4. Muffler – stretched across the shell beneath the batter head
5. Shell
6. Vent hole
7. Snare bed
8. Flesh hoop (for skin heads only)
9. Snare gate
10. Snare counterhoop – the bottom head is called the snare head
11. Snare strainer, adjustable
12. Pigtail, on top of the eye splice
13. Butt plate, or anchor
14. Ear, tug or lug
15. Drag rope
16. Snares, or gut

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