Bass drum heads are made in two sizes, 55 and 65 mm in diameter. For smaller heads beech or maple shafts of thickness 20 mm are used and the total length of the mallet is 40.5 cm. For larger heads we use 22 mm shafts and the total length of the bigger mallet is 41cm. Mallets are ergonomically designed with a slight extension to the end and are finished with matte polyurethane lacquer.
C1 – sewn felt, smaller (universal medium hardness mallet for small and medium instruments)
C2 – sewn felt, bigger (universal medium hardness mallet for instruments of medium and big sizes)
Inside the felt surface, there is a compressed non-woven fabric of medium weight category. Total weight of C1 mallet with beech shaft is about 125 grams, C2 – 185 grams.
C3 – sewn brushed leather (hard mallet for small and medium instruments)
C4 – sewn leather cut, bigger (hard mallet for instruments of medium and big sizes)
Inner filling consist of tough, tightly rolled felt. C3 weighs 135 grams and C4 almost 200g.This mallets have flapping attack, good articulate character, flapping attack and thunderous finish. They are also applicable to smaller tams-tams and gongs of larger dimensions.
C5 – false pelt, smaller (soft mallet for small and medium instruments)
C6 – false felt, larger (soft mallet for instruments of medium and big sizes)
Inside the felt surface, there is a compressed non-woven fabric of medium weight category. False pelt will bring the smooth roll with natural bass frequencies of the instrumnet. Weight of C5 mallet with beech shaft is 120g, C6 – 180 grams.
C7 – wooden head 6,5 cm in diameter, covered with exclusive chamois give maximum attack and clear sound of each stroke. CNC manufactured head from light pine wood and maple shaft are there for precise playing in complicated rythmic figures.
|Shaft - beech, maple 18 mm||beech, maple 21 mm|
|FSC 1 - stitched felt, smaller||1 pc 29€||1 pc 29€|
|FSC 2 - stitched felt, bigger||1 pc 29€||1 pc 29€|
|FSC 3 - stitched leather, smaller||1 pc 32€||1 pc 32€|
|FSC 4 - stitched leather, bigger||1 pc 32€||1 pc 32€|
|FSC 5 - fake fur, smaller||1 pc 29€||1 pc 29€|
|FSC 6 - fake fur, bigger||1 pc 29€||1 pc 29€|
|FSC 7 - wood and chamois||1 pc 35€||1 pc 35€|
FS Tam tam mallets are produced in three weight categories:
FSG 1 – weight 185 grams, head diameter 105 mm, length 38 cm and shaft width 20 mm.
FSG 2 – weight 300 grams, head diameter 125 mm, length 39 cm and shaft width 20 mm.
FSG 3 – the weight of 400 grams, head diameter 150mm length 39 cm and shaft width 22 mm.
The core of the mallet is nylon disc coated with coarse felt. Everything is sewed up with a layer of fleece, for velvet rising of the sound of tam tam in low dynamics and crescendo with smooth gradation. Beech or maple ergonomic shaft extends to the end and is finished with matt polyurethane lacquer.
Chromatic set of gongs always requires a deliberate choice of mallets due to the difficulty of producing high-quality sound from too small, to large instruments with one type of mallets. Where the abilities of marimba construction ones ends, there we will serve well the FSG1 mallet or variant of shortened and lightened version of hard leather mallet on the bass drum C3 can be maked.
|Shaft - beech, maple|
|FSG 1 - head 10 cm||1 pc 39€|
|FSG 2 - head 12,5 cm||1 pc 42€|
|FSG 3 - head 15,5 cm||1 pc 46€|