Early Wurlitzer Ratchet Wheel Snare Drum Action
By John Haskey
>[ Matthew Caulfield wrote about this mechanism in 070708 MMDigest:
>[ "It was 100% non-pneumatic, except of course for the small pneumatic
>[ motor that brought the belt-driven ratchet wheel into play to fling
>[ the drum beaters against the drum head."
Pictures of this mechanism can be seen here:
This Wurlitzer 125 is owned by Craig Williams.
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