How to Change Drum Heads

Follow these simple, step-by-step instructions to change the heads on any drum from the WTS Artistry Series™!


Easily Change Drum Heads

Step 1

Remove the cable from the WTS Artistry Series drum by loosening the WTS tensioner and unthreading the cable from the drum's winding post.

Step 2

Unlace the cable from the pulleys. The top and bottom drum heads and rims will then be released from the drum.

Step 3

Replace drum heads.

Step 4

Lace the cable through the pulleys (just like lacing a shoe).

Step 5

After lacing through the last pulley, thread the cable through the two small holes in the winding post to cinch the cable tight.

Step 6

Turn the WTS tensioner handle to tighten the cable and tune up the drum (just like tuning a guitar!).

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