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KBrakes Grips and HiStops Review

KBrakes Grips and HiStops Review

KBrakes Grips are designed to allow you to play your drums on any hard surface without any slipping issues. With KBrakes Grips you have the option to leave your drum rug at home. This Sonor kit is equipped with KBrakes HiStops which are designed with 256 stopping points on the bottom along with the KBrakes Grips attachment for hard surfaces. With this combination your kit will be locked down on carpet or hard surfaces.

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Watch this GIANT kick drum in action

Watch this GIANT kick drum in action

Joey Bones just got an amazing new Love Custom Drum drum kit and it's awesome! He's getting his first taste of playing those awesome drums on a hard surface without a drum rug by adding KBrakes and the KBrakes Grips attachment. The KBrakes Grips are an attachment that allow you to play your drums on any hard surface without a drum rug. Watch him kick this drum with the force of 10 men and watch the drum not move 1 mm. Big Drums, Big Beard, Big Beats, No Creep! 

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Check out KBrakes on the The Drum Heads Podcast

Check out KBrakes on the The Drum Heads Podcast

Check out KBrakes on the The Drum Heads Podcast talking drumming, funning and silly stories. On this episode Daniel asked me about one of my craziest stories while on tour and I don't think he was quite expecting the weirdness of the story that he got.  We did get to catch up on what's been happing with KBrakes and about the new products that we just launched a few months back at Summer NAMM!  Check out the pod cast for more antics and silly stories about drumming, drums, and drummers!   

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Check out KBrakes Review in Modern Drummer Magazine

Check out KBrakes Review in Modern Drummer Magazine

Full Article - Mitigate kick drum creep with these simple-to-install feet. I don’t know how you feel on the matter, but I think drums sound the best when they are being beaten to the brink of exploding. Especially kick drums. Unfortunately, laying into a kick drum with the force of Thor’s hammer leads to an issue every hard-hitting drummer has experienced: the dreaded sliding bass drum. This brings us to a product I’ve had the pleasure to gig with for the past month called KBrakes, which is the brainchild of Wes Keely, a frustrated touring drummer with an entrepreneurial spirit....

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Drummers leave your cinder blocks at home!

KBrakes are a product for drummers to stop their bass drum from sliding. We hear from a lot that drums DO NOT SLIDE if you "know how to use your gear" if you "have good and expensive drums" if you "set up your drums correctly" and if you "just use the spikes".  Touring drummers will say that sliding "sometimes just happens". Drummers all over the world play amazing drums like DW, Mapex, Tama, QdrumCo, C&C, Slingerland, Ludwig and more and from time to time they all move, jump, twist, shift and slide around. We see a lot of make shift solutions out...

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