How much does a marching bass drum weigh?

Answer Different manufacturers make the bass drum out of different materials and use different hardware. It's hard to pinpoint an exact weight. There are also different sizes. Taking that all into conside... Read More »

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How much does a bass drum weigh?

The weight of a bass drum, typically used in marching bands, varies depending on the make, materials and trim, but is generally around 15 to 30 pounds. A Premier 28-inch bass drum weighs 17.6 pound... Read More »

How much does an empty 55-gallon drum weigh?

According to, an empty 55-gallon drum made of polyethylene weighs about 24 pounds when empty. These are lighter than empty 55-gallon steel drums, which can weigh as much as 40 pound... Read More »

Can a bass drum trigger be plugged into a bass amp?

According to, most modern bass amplifier cabinets can support frequencies as low as 42Hz, and sometimes lower, which makes them perfect for running a bass drum trigger through.Refere... Read More »

How to Use a Snare Drum Marching Strap?

Marching bands are popular at sporting events, parades and at military functions. Band members must learn how to transport their instruments easily while still allowing the ability to effectively p... Read More »