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TightScrew on Craviotto Snare drumMany of the world’s leading drum builders and drum techs have recently chosen to endorse TightScrew tension rods. An upgrade for virtually any drum, TightScrews feature a patented nylon insert to allow precise tuning, prevent de-tuning and make it easier for every drummer to consistently achieve and maintain a professional, studio-quality drum sound.

TightScrews are now standard on all AHEAD premium-grade snare drums, including the new XT Rosewood, Cherry and Mahogany models, and are offered as a factory installed option on custom-crafted drums from other high-end drum companies such as Craviotto, Joyful Noise, Truth, GMS and Savior.

The innovative tension rods are also used and recommended by John Aldridge, Ross “The Drum Doctor” Garfield, Lee Smith and Larry Crowe; in-demand studio and touring drum techs that have worked with a who’s who of top drummers from Bryan Hitt (REO Speedwagon), Simon Phillips (Toto), Vinnie Colaiuta (Jeff Beck) and Josh Freese (A Perfect Circle) to Jim Keltner (studio legend), Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers).

TightScrews are available in a selection of sizes to fit most standard drum sizes, types and models and sold at online and local drumshops.