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Picking The Correct Size Synthetic Conga & Bongo Heads
By Adam Balling
4/2/2014 9:35:00 AM

If you are looking to purchase synthetic head for your drums, both Remo and Evans have made charts of which heads should fit which type of drums. Please remember, with synthetic heads, it might not be an exact fit.  Because of a lack of standardization between conga & bongo drums, synthetic heads may not fit certain brands/models.  Please refer to the charts below. 

Remo Conga & Bongo Head Chart PDF
Evans Conga & Bongo Head Chart PDF

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Tags: conga heads, bongo heads, measuring, size, Remo, Evans
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On Thursday, February 05, 2015 Adam wrote:

Hi Hector,

Please email me a few photos of your drums. Also, do you have any indicators of a model on the drums? It will be important to see what type of counter hoops your drums have and if you can take measurements of your current heads from across the playing surface.

I will also email you directly with this info.


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On Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Hector wrote:

I have a very old LP bongo and i want to change the heads to sytetic but dont know the right size

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