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BUILDING KITS
Need help getting hold of various materials to build your Percussion instrument or mallets? These kits may be the answer!


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Rubber tube kit for P1 xylophones
Price = $19.55AUD
P1 Rubber Tube Kit
This kit contains 1.5m of T6 3x0.8mm surgical tubing. This is the same tubing as used in the prototype instrument and under testing has produced the best results. It completely isolates the bars from the box and the screws. It is very long lasting and very soft so there will be no clunk sounds when playing your P1. Contains easily enough tube for one whole instrument.

Rubber tube kit for P2 marimbas
Price = $15.35AUD
Rubber Tube Kit 2 (for P2)
This kit contains 1m of silicone based "resistence" tubing. This is the same tubing as used in the prototype instrument and under testing has produced the best results. This tube is a good fit over 23mm or 25mm eyelets, and isolates them completely to prevent unwanted noises. It is long lasting and soft. Contains easily enough tube for one whole instrument.

Rubber tube kit for P3 marimbas
Price = $18.42AUD
Rubber Tube Kit 3 (for P3 or PV)
This kit contains 1.2m of silicone based "resistence" tubing. This is the same tubing as used in the prototype instrument and under testing has produced the best results. This tube is a good fit over 23mm or 25mm eyelets, and isolates them completely to prevent unwanted noises. It is long lasting and soft. Contains easily enough tube for one whole instrument.

Pair 6mm chair tips for P1 xylophone mallets
Price = $3.10AUD
6mm Chair Tips - Pair (for P1 mallets)
This kit contains 2 rubber chair tips with a 6mm hole. These are the same as those used in the prototype mallets for the P1 and produce a pleasing rounded tone without compromising articulation. Glued onto 6mm wooden dowel these make a light and effective mallet for small-bar instruments.

Small door stops pair for marimba mallets
Price = $5.90AUD
Door Stops - Pair (for mallets)
This kit contains 2 rubber doorstops with a 8mm hole. These are an alternative to the larger doorstops pictured below and are made from a softer rubber. They are a good choice when you want a smaller & lighter mallet which can be used on bass notes for a round tone - generally a little too soft for higher notes. Glued onto 8mm wooden dowel these make a lighter mallet for small hands on a big instrument. These rubbers can be used with or without windings. $3.90AUD

Large door stops pair for marimba mallets
Price = $7.90AUD
Door Stops - Pair (for mallets)
This kit contains 2 rubber doorstops with a 8mm hole. They are made from a medium compound rubber and when used with an 8mm timber dowel handle, creates mallets suitable for the entire range of the P3 instrument. These rubbers can be used with or without windings.

Timber Nut & Bolt set
Close up of timber nut
Price = about $25 USD set of 6
Timber Nut & Bolt Set
A customer called Don Blanton makes these cool timber nuts n' bolts. Check out his instrument page here:

If you are interested email me and I'll put you in touch.

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