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Old 08-18-2020, 05:19 PM
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Could curved floor tom legs be easily bent to straight?
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:30 PM
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Hi Roosto!

I seriously don't think that a steel curved floor tom leg can be bent back to straight. These are formed in presses with a lot of pressure. Why are you asking?

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Old 08-18-2020, 05:43 PM
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You could actually go to Ace Hardware and buy some straight rod. I think they aluminum and steel. Pretty easy to cut to length. Can be polished to look nice. I think most of the ones that I have done are 3/8".

Mike
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Old 08-18-2020, 05:53 PM
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Default Re: Straight floor tom legs

Mike’s correct
I used rod also and even put a tapered end and rubber feet.

Wayne
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Old 08-18-2020, 06:30 PM
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Could curved floor tom legs be easily bent to straight?
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Old 08-18-2020, 06:35 PM
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Default Re: Straight floor tom legs

3/8" Aluminum and steel straight rods available at Lowe's. Little rubber tips fit them too. I have made straight bass drum Spurs from them.
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Old 08-19-2020, 07:16 AM
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Thanks everyone. Great advice and guidance.
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Old 08-19-2020, 07:46 AM
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Straight aluminum legs will lighten your hardware bag.
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Old 08-19-2020, 11:15 PM
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You could actually go to Ace Hardware and buy some straight rod. I think they aluminum and steel. Pretty easy to cut to length. Can be polished to look nice. I think most of the ones that I have done are 3/8".

Mike
That’s exactly what I did. I bought a 3/8” , 4’ piece of steel rod, cut it into three 16” pieces for a mini 10”x13” custom wrapped kids concert floor tom. Painted the legs black and used Gibraltar small rubber tips.
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