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Featured Content

  • DIY Bass Drum Risers
    DIY Bass Drum Risers
  • Tama Silverstar Cocktail-Jam Kit Galaxy Silver
    Tama Cocktail Jam Article
  • DIY Mini Bop Kit
  • Rather elegant DIY Small Drum Kit
    DIY 6-Piece Mini Drum Kit
  • Huge bass drum
    DIY Fuse/Join Drum Shells
  • DIY Cocktail Pedal
    DIY Cocktail Pedal
  • Peter Lau's Bass-throne Mini drum kit
    Peter Lau's Innovative Compact Drum Kits
  • Rhythm Traveler Review
    Rhythm Traveler Review
  • Pearl JG16 Review
    Pearl JG16 Review
  • Ultimate Guide to Compact and Portable Drum Kits
    Compact/Portable Roundup
  • DIY Micro Bop Kit
    Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie DIY Kit
  • 9709UA-TP Review
    9709UA-TP Review
  • Sonor Martini Close Up
    Sonor Martini Article
  • DIY Snare Drum "Restomization"
    DIY Snare Drum Resomization
  • 12" Snares Roundup
    12" Snare Drums Roundup
  • Mini Hats Roundup
    Mini Hi Hats Roundup
  • In Depth Tay GoKit Review
    In Depth Taye GoKit Review
  • DIY Wall Mounted Cymbals Display Storage Rack
    DIY Cymbal Rack
  • Jazz/Bop drum kit Roundup
    Jazz/Bop Drum kit Roundup
  • DIY Snare Drum Refinish
    DIY Snare Drum Refinish
  • Alternative Drum Wrap Materials
    Alternative Drum Wrap
  • DIY Cocktail Drum Kit
    DIY Cocktail Drum Kit
  • Rhythm Traveler POD Review
    Pearl RT POD Review
  • Cocktail Drum kit Roundup
    Cocktail Drum Kit Roundup
  • Ludwig BreakBeats Review
    Breakbeats Review
  • Mapex Big City Review
    Mapex Big City Review
  • 9502LB Remote Cable Hi Hat
    Remote Hats Roundup
  • Porting Small Bass Drums Secrets & Tricks
    Bass Drum Porting Secrets


Exhaustive Taye StudioBirch Review

Extensive Review of Resotune II

Quest for the Holy Grail Drum Kit

Gretsch Catalina Club Jazz Review

Comprehensive Taye ProX Review

Gretsch Catalina Club Street Review

$100 Budget DIY Jungle Kit

Optimized Pico-Bop Kit with extended Bass

Detailed Taye Studio Maple BeBop Review

Secret Trick: Plenty of Mini Ride Cymbals

GigPig Small Cymbal Pack Review

Walopus Drum Wrap Review

DIY Isolation Gaskets

In-depth, Detailed GigPig Review

Drum Wrap Instructions – Four Methods

Drum Wrap Source Guide & Comparison

Detailed, Exhaustive DrumDial Review

Gretsch Anniversary Bop Drum Kits

In Depth Taye GoKit Review

DIY Snare Drum “Restomization”

The Incredible Morphing Convertible Drum Kit

DIY Jungle Kit – “The Lewd Rhythm Ripper”

Another DIY Bass Drum Riser added

Six-piece DIY Mini Drum Kit

Bum Wrap Digital Drum Wrap Reviewed

“Martini”-sized DIY Micro Bop Kit in Progress

6″ X 10″ PDP 805 Snare Drum Reviewed

Canopus New Yaiba Bop Kit Examined

DIY Jazz/Be Bop Drum Kit Project

Best Free Android Apps for Drummers

DIY Sparkle Finish lacquer

Review: Gibraltar’s GCP Cajon Pedal

Bass Drum Riser and Cradle Comparison Tables

Remote Hi Hat Rigs Roundup

Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig Detailed Review

Improve your Drum Kit – Make a cheap kit sound like a thousand bucks

DIY Cocktail Drum Kit is in Progress

The Whole Scoop on Sonor Martini

DIY Fusing / Joining Drum shells in progress -Make a deep drum out of two shells

Jazz / Bop Drum Kit Roundup – 33 Kits and counting

Porting and Tweaking Secrets for small Bass Drums

DIY Snare Drum Refinish Completed

Mapex Horizon Big City Review

Ludwig BreakBeats In-Depth Review

Extensive Review of the Pearl Rhythm Traveler POD

Providing Articles, Product Reviews, DIY Instructions and Tutorials as well as Tips and Tricks. If you are challenged with space and portability, this site is for you! CompactDrums.com is still in it’s infancy. Numerous articles and resources relevant to compact portable drum kits are coming. Feel free to drop us suggestions, feedback or requests in the About section.

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DIY 13″ Bass With extended acoustic resonance chamber, Pico Bop Drum Kit

DIY Remote Bass Pedal

Electronic Kit Compact Set-up

A close look at Sonor Select Force Jungle

DIY Crackled Ice sparkle wrap

Repair Cracked Cymbals Methods


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