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Building a Reiterating Drum Beater Mechanism
By Bill Clark

I walked through the organ rally at Knoebels Amusement Resort and am
now inspired to add percussion to my organ with MIDI-controlled pipes
and bells.  See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csI2VcpNnOA 

I could buy a new beater mechanism but that's no fun.  I can't seem
to find a used one to fix so I'll have to make one.  How do I go from
a MIDI snare drum music line that has one output to making two beaters
"roll" on a snare drum?  Do I need vacuum?  Where can I buy or get
plans to make a beater mechanism?  Any help to get started would be
appreciated.

Thanks,
Bill Clark
clarkwd@stny.rr.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]


(Message sent Wed 30 Jun 2010, 10:57:10 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Beater, Building, Drum, Mechanism, Reiterating

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