Megadeth Drum Riser

We created a 40% reduction in weight for reduced freight cost on world tours. Additionally we reduced setup time from 5-6 hours with 7-8 laborers, down to 20-30 minutes with 3 hands. Build completed in just over 2 weeks’ time working around the clock.

 Andy Decker checking base support pins

Andy Decker checking base support pins

 Aluminum drum riser hoops

Aluminum drum riser hoops

 Base assembly with Jacks and quick stops

Base assembly with Jacks and quick stops

 Base clevis mount details

Base clevis mount details

 Checking Megadeth tour shipping cages

Checking Megadeth tour shipping cages

 Clevis mounts and assembly ideas

Clevis mounts and assembly ideas

 Custom scissor jacks ease stage set up[

Custom scissor jacks ease stage set up[

 Custom scissor jack

Custom scissor jack

 Drum kit in shipping cage ready for mounting details

Drum kit in shipping cage ready for mounting details

 Drum Kit shipping cages

Drum Kit shipping cages

 Drum Riser coming together, ready for tour!

Drum Riser coming together, ready for tour!

 Drum stick holders

Drum stick holders

 Easy stage set up with jacks and prop rods

Easy stage set up with jacks and prop rods

 Final assembly details

Final assembly details

 Gilbralter Hardware is AWESOME stuff!

Gilbralter Hardware is AWESOME stuff!

 Jack and Base details

Jack and Base details

 Jack assembly and latch pins

Jack assembly and latch pins

 Less weight = less shipping cost

Less weight = less shipping cost

 Light is cool, shaving weight in the drum riser

Light is cool, shaving weight in the drum riser

 Lots of Gibralter hardware

Lots of Gibralter hardware

 Megadeth Drum kit assembly

Megadeth Drum kit assembly

 Megadeth drum kit ready to rock

Megadeth drum kit ready to rock

 Megadeth Drum kit sketches

Megadeth Drum kit sketches

 Megadeth Drum Kit, quick mount clevis details

Megadeth Drum Kit, quick mount clevis details

 Megadeth Drum Kit

Megadeth Drum Kit

 Megadeth Drum Kits, old and new

Megadeth Drum Kits, old and new

 Megadeth Drums and parts

Megadeth Drums and parts

 Megadeth layout of base and frame

Megadeth layout of base and frame

 Megadeth Naked drum kit..

Megadeth Naked drum kit..

 Megadeth shipping cage

Megadeth shipping cage

 Megadeth sketches

Megadeth sketches

 Mock up shipping crates and riser floor

Mock up shipping crates and riser floor

 New drum kit idea sketch

New drum kit idea sketch

 New Drum Kit in progress

New Drum Kit in progress

 New drum kit, modeled after old...

New drum kit, modeled after old...

 Old and new shipping crates

Old and new shipping crates

 Original kit details

Original kit details

 Quick Assembly Clevis's

Quick Assembly Clevis's

 Quick assembly Drum Riser assembled

Quick assembly Drum Riser assembled

 Quick stage set up details

Quick stage set up details

 Riser base assembly

Riser base assembly

 Scissor jack mock up

Scissor jack mock up

 Setting Up the Megadeth Drum kit for tour

Setting Up the Megadeth Drum kit for tour

 Scissor jack sketches

Scissor jack sketches

 Snare and kick pedal mounting details

Snare and kick pedal mounting details

 Sound check ready Megadeth Drum Kit

Sound check ready Megadeth Drum Kit

 Taking shipping weight out of Drum Riser

Taking shipping weight out of Drum Riser

 Thank You, Gibralter Hardware!

Thank You, Gibralter Hardware!

 Tour Drum Riser during construction

Tour Drum Riser during construction

 Twin Barrel Drumstick holder with GIbralter Hardware

Twin Barrel Drumstick holder with GIbralter Hardware

 Upper symbol stand to Lower frame support

Upper symbol stand to Lower frame support

 Using Gibralter Hardware to support upper Symbol Stand

Using Gibralter Hardware to support upper Symbol Stand

 Working out mounting tabs and form

Working out mounting tabs and form