Patent Number: 6,166,311

Title: Drum hoop with protective edge

Abstract: A drum hoop assembly wherein the annular drum hoop has an inwardly directed edge which partially or substantially covers the bearing edge of the drum shell. The inwardly directed edge protects the bearing edge of the drum shell such that contact with a drum stick or damage is prevented. The drum hoop provides sufficient coverage of the bearing edge to prevent accidental damage from occurring and also provides proper tensioning of the drum head on the drum shell.

Inventors: Barrickman; Rick (Louisville, KY)

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International Classification: G10D 13/02 (20060101); G10D 13/00 (20060101); G10D 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017