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HOOPS, MOUNTS, PEDALS, ETC. In this section, various miscellaneous components of vintage drums (1923-1965) will be addressed. Due to the numerous photos and catalog images, this page may take a long time to load. Your patience is appreciated!  HOOPS The hoops or rims of the early 1920’s were mostly metal bands, shaped into a circle with a single bend or flange added for stability. Hoop clips were used to attach to the top of the hoop so that it could be pulled downward or upward exerting tension on the drum head. The threaded tension rods were then inserted through the hole in the rim...

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