Many of the world’s most respected and influential drummers, including Stanton Moore (Galactic), Aaron Spears (Usher), Derek Roddy (Serpents Rise), Brendan Buckley (Shakira) and Gil Sharone (Stolen Babies), are now using TightScrew drum tension rods in a variety of live and studio situations. TightScrews are an innovative drum accessory that features a patented nylon insert to provide precise tuning and prevent detuning.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Revolutionary TightScrew Tension Rods Now Available
In Convenient 4-Packs With Free Tuning Guide.
Drummer/inventor Carl Scott has announced that TightScrews—the advanced drum tension rods with the patented nylon insert—are now available in convenient 4-packs that also include a free copy of the company’s “Tune Like A Pro, Sound Like A Pro” drum tuning guide. Used by leading drummers, drum techs and drum builders, TightScrews are an upgrade for every drum that allow precise tuning and prevent de-tuning in any drumming situation. The attractive, new packaging provides an easy, affordable way for drummers to replace their conventional tension rods with TightScrews in order to consistently achieve and maintain a professional, studio-quality drum sound.
Offered in a selection of sizes to fit most standard drum sizes, types and models, each pack of TightScrews also features a multi-page drum tuning guide with suggested tuning techniques as well as sequential tuning diagrams for 5, 6, 8 and 10 lug drums.
New TightScrews® Let Every Drummer Tune Like A Pro And Sound Like A Pro.
Premium-quality, machined tension rods with a built-in, patented nylon insert, TightScrews® allow snug, precise tuning and freedom from de-tuning in any playing situation plus the ability to maintain a consistent, professional sound on any drum. They are used by leading drummers, drum techs and drum builders and come in a selection of models for snare drums, rack toms, floor toms and bass drums.
Standard, chrome TightScrew models are available in 15/8˝ (42mm), 2˝ (52mm), 21/2˝ (65mm) and 45/16˝ (110mm) sizes and feature 12/24 threads that are compatible with most major manufacturers’ drums, counterhoops and lugs. True-Pitch® (DW) 10/32 thread rods as well as black and custom-colored finishes are available by special order.
Packaged in convenient 4-packs with a handy drum tuning guide and sold at leading online and local drumshops, TightScrews are an upgrade for every drum that also helps increase every drummer‘s skills by improving their tuning technique and allowing them to become better musicians.
Top Drum Builders and Drum Techs Choose TightScrew Tension Rods.
Many of the world’s leading drum builders and drum techs have recently chosen to endorse TightScrew tension rods. An upgrade for virtually any drum, TightScrews feature a patented nylon insert to allow precise tuning, prevent de-tuning and make it easier for every drummer to consistently achieve and maintain a professional, studio-quality drum sound.
TightScrews are now standard on all AHEAD premium-grade snare drums, including the new XT Rosewood, Cherry and Mahogany models, and are offered as a factory installed option on custom-crafted drums from other high-end drum companies such as Craviotto, A Joyful Noise, Truth, GMS and Savior.
The innovative tension rods are also used and recommended by John Aldridge, Ross “The Drum Doctor” Garfield, Lee Smith and Larry Crowe; in-demand studio and touring drum techs that have worked with a who’s who of top drummers from Bryan Hitt (REO Speedwagon), Simon Phillips (Toto), Vinnie Colaiuta (Jeff Beck) and Josh Freese (A Perfect Circle) to Jim Keltner (studio legend), Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers).