Drum head changes - How To with the Welch Tuning System on WTS bass drums, floor toms, rack toms, and snare drums

How to Change Drum Heads

Tutorials for WTS Drums

Follow these simple, step-by-step instructions to change the heads on any WTS snare drum, tom-tom, or bass drum!

(Average 3 to 4 minutes per drum.)

NOTE: Drum cable can be reused unless it has been damaged or cut too short. Cable must wrap a minimum of 3 times around the winding post to avoid slippage. See below for details.


Helpful Tips and Tricks Tutorials

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Welch Tuning System™ Owner's Manual

Download the WTS Owner's Manual for full instruction on changing drum heads, system maintenance, tips and tricks, safety precautions, and more!

WTS Epiphany Series™ Owner's Manual

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Learn more about the WTS Epiphany Series drums here.

Welch Tuning System™ Hardware Installation Instructions

Access and download the WTS Installation Manual and WTS Scale Layout Drawings for all WTS hardware kits.

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