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1. (WO2018136424) DRUM WITH SELF-ALIGNING SNARE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/136424    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/013883
Publication Date: Fri Jul 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 17 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G10D 13/02
Applicants: DRUM WORKSHOP, INC.
Inventors: STEINHAUSER, Ruben
Title: DRUM WITH SELF-ALIGNING SNARE
Abstract:
A snare drum including a self-alignment component is disclosed. The self-alignment component may be engaged by a tensioning band, which can attach to one end of a snare that contacts or is proximate a bottom drum head. The tensioning band may loop around a part of the self-alignment component, such as an alignment piece thereof. The geometry of the self-alignment component is designed to allow the tensioning band to self-align such that, portions on opposing sides of the alignment piece have approximately equal tension therein and/or have approximately equal length, thus allowing for a properly aligned snare on the bottom drum head. The self-alignment component can include a plate portion attached to a drum sidewall or tensioning device on a dram sidewall, and can further include a cover portion for attachment to the plate portion.