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BLOG - JULY 9TH, 2019 - TONE MUFFLERS AND CRIMPED THREADS

Posted by Michael eckert@bloogoose.com on

 If you're like me, you've said the tone muffler prayer.  "Sweet Lord, as I unscrew this Ludwig tone muffler, please let it be smooth all the way to the end, thus not having to use two sets of the Devil's Pliers.  Amen."  Well, turns out that this seemingly random occurrence of having to get the pliers wasn't so random at all.  Thanks to a gent on Facebook for teaching me! The Ludwig factory actually crimped some of the end threads of the tone muffler shaft intentionally to keep the users from accidentally dumping the barrel nut into the drum. ...

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