Inspired by MTV\'s success of Pimp My Ride with Xzibit transforming crappy cars into rolling chick magnets with appropriate bling bling, drummerszone.com presents: Pimp My Kit. The best part? You can pimp your drum kit all by yourself after reading our suggestions below.
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Start pimpin\' with the addition of a bass drum extension. Created to act as a sub-woofer for the drumset, the extension is designed to utilize the sympathetic frequencies from the bass drum to further enhance the roundness and low-end punch most drummers seek their whole life. Shake the room with every boom, thanks to custom drum builders like PR Drum and Precision Drum.
Lugs tell a lot about your personality. Kiemo lugs offers vintage lugs, brass, chrome and black bow-tie, and of course custom coloured lugs. Unlike mass-produced, die-cast lugs, these lugs will not crack or flake, they contain no resonance-stealing cavities, air pockets or internal springs. Matching bass drum claws are possible. A good alternative are WorldMax\' claws that will add a bright flare to your kit. Available in chrome, black, or brass (see photo right).
Get yourself a fancy kick drum beater by Marrell. All skull beaters are hand painted for a unique finish and fitted with a bend resistant stainless steel shaft. The same goes for the dice beaters who have a radial face for maximum surface area. Prefer the 8 ball beaters? They are made of solid epoxy resin fitted with a precision stainless steel shaft for ultimate strenght.
Finish it with a well-chosen custom bass drum head with your image on it. Companies like Head First, Custom Skins and DrumDecals create custom drum heads. Remember: it\'s your music, your image, your drum!
We\'re sure it will sound awesome when you hit it with the illuminated drumsticks by Powerstix (created with interchangeable and multiple-colored LED lights) or the glow-in-the-dark drumsticks by HipTrix.
Why buy a pair of sticks with someone else\'s label, you wonder? Indeed, there\'s no need to thanks to this or this web site. Be the star of the show. Throw them out to the audience. They love free drumsticks!
True comfort can look good too. Nothing feels better than putting yourself on a drum throne with vinyl sparkled sides, like these made by Worldmax or Custom Percussion. The seat top covering is available in combinations of top and side coverings; Zebra with black sparkle sides, Leopard with gold sparkle, Blue with black sparkle, and Black with black sparkle.
Last but not least: what\'s the point of looking good when the sound does not match? Thanks to Pro-Mark\'s wearable drum keys you can tune your kit any time. Collect all six models!