The Flying Saucer Hang Drum

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  1. KensaiX

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    I ran across this interesting Drum the other day, just thought I would share it with you good people in case you haven’t seen or heard anything about it yet. Take a look :) it is called the Hang Dum (pronounced Hung) here are some vids and a few info recourses if you are interested in delving deeper in to all of its mysteries o_O (and I think you will be lol )


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    h a n g b l o g » Blog Archive » How do I acquire a Hang?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hang_(instrument)

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    I personally thing this thing rocks and has great potential for some trippy heavy music, and great clean stuff to :) Man I would love to mic this baby up and hear how is sounds with some nice echoing guitar solos!

    Discuss \m/
     
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    I think it was posted before, but it's quite amazing :agreed:
     
  3. Desecrated

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    Posted, and I still believe you can build something like this yourself.
     
  4. KensaiX

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    already posted ehh...........damn >< lol

    ya i think me and my friend are going to try and make one :)
     
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    hey sweet, i did see the hank tank vids, but now i have the construction info
    thanks man [​IMG]

    I was looking at doing something a little more in depth, i don't suppose any of you have tried making a steel drum before have you? This is a site that shows you how to do that&#8230;.looks a little daunting lol
    Steel Pan Tuning - A Handbook for Steel Pan Making and Tuning
     
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    Very cool, love the sound :hbang:
     
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    As I understand it, building and tuning a steel drum is something that takes a lot of practice, and probably some instruction from someone who's done it before.
     
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    what a mystical sound.. love it..
    if i ever see 1 for sale.. id buy it.. :yesway:

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    maybe not.. at 5 grand ...eeeeeek
     
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    I absolutely LOVE the under side. Such a deep, smooth thud.. wow.
     

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