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Kick drum box thing?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Axtman, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Axtman

    Axtman Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2008
    Seattle, Washington
    Has anyone used on of those kick drum box things? It's a small flat square box that when you step on it, it goes "thump". It has one 1/4 inch out that goes to an amp or mixer.

    I am considering getting one for when out drummer is away and I am on the only rhythm section at church.
  2. fisticuffs


    May 3, 2011
    Madison, WI
    Cajon? with a pickup? They are all the rage these days. They are the new Ukulele.

    We have a build one yourself kit from Meinl:

    And a ton of others. they have snare versions, kick pedals, aux percussion stuff, seats.... lots of Cajons and Cajon toys.
  3. pkazzo

    pkazzo Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2012
    Palm Beach County, FL
    I just watched a great vid on youtube of a diy stompbox that uses a pbass pickup, wood box, and a license plate. It looks like a more effective/ workable unit than the stompbox I just picked up from Rondo music (variable output and weird ghosting effects)
  4. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
  5. themarshall


    Jun 26, 2008
    cochrane wi
    I haven't used one, but know a few solo blues-based guys using them. Can be cool, but a heavy handed mix with too much bhoohm, bhoohm, bhoohm through subs can ruin the vibe.