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Offline Ruddy De Leon

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My Conga Is Stuck! Help!
« on: March 17, 2015, 04:40 AM »
Heya!
Long time reader, first time poster.
I am having a problem with my conga drum...
Through my playing, the conga has gotten stuck in the holder.
I am without a helping hand, currently. I have tried and tried to remove it by myself, seems like a 2 person job...
Anyone ever been in a similar situation?

I am thinking of trying cooking oil, but before I attract bugs I thought I'd ask ye kind people here.

Any tips on how to get the drum loose?
Would appreciate the help!
Thank ye, in advance!  =-)
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Re: My Conga Is Stuck! Help!
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2015, 08:16 AM »
If I understand your situation correctly, I would recommend liquid soap ... like Dawn. It's environmentally friendly, won't attract bugs, and won't leave a long-term residue.

I would start with just a little application around the entire drum where the instrument meets the stand/holder.

Let me know if that works!

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Re: My Conga Is Stuck! Help!
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2015, 11:43 AM »
Barts suggestions are good. I've been through this problem and I would have another person grab the bottom stand while you slowly wiggle it loose. Don't let it sit with soap too long or the soap will dry and glue it too the stand. Grab the stand and wiggle it loose while pulling it upward.  ;)
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Re: My Conga Is Stuck! Help!
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2015, 11:25 PM »
Thanks, dudes!
I will have to wait until I get a 2nd person, then, to help wiggle 'Araksya' loose. Spirits and ghosts aren't the best for helping in those situations. Y'know?
(Yes, I named my conga.)


Appreciate the response, I thought I'd have a more difficult time getting noticed.
Happy rockin'!
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"This is the strangest life I've ever known" - The Doors
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