Patent Number: 6,166,312

Title: Drum beater for bass drum

Abstract: A pedal operated drum beater device (20) comprises a pedal (22) and a drum beater (24) mounted on shaft (36). The pedal (22) is coupled to shaft (36) by linkages (38, 40) such that depressing the pedal causes the shaft (36) to rotate, advancing the drum beater (24) from a rest position to an operative position. The downward movement of the pedal (22) is opposed by the resilience of elastomeric strip (26) which stretches and bends as the drum beater (24) moves into the operative position. The device (20) is attached to a drum by drum clamp (82), formed in two parts which consist of a drum-mounted rim clamp and a device-mounted, clamp holder. The rim clamp and clamp holder are releasably interlockable through pivotal engagement.

Inventors: Brewster; Matthew (Leicester, GB), Brown; John (Blaby, GB)

Assignee: Premier Percussion Limited

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

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017