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PP 4mm Black Djembe Drum Rope

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Due to the high tension that are put on djembe ropes, it's essential that your djembe drum has good quality rope that is quite thick and also low stretch.

Top end djembes are typically strung with 5mm thick ropes for extra durability and performance enhancement.

Rope Options:
Low Stretch Alpine Nylon HTB 5 mm
Low Stretch Alpine Nylon PP 5 mm
Low Stretch Alpine Nylon PP 4 mm

** Both HTB and PP are low stretch Alpine Nylon rope, however HTB is a better quality rope than PP.

Amount of rope needed:
13-14" Head: approximately 85-95'
10-12" Head: approximately 70-80'

How to Rope Tune a Djembe or Ashiko: Drum tightening instructions.

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"X8 Drums Hand Percussion: 1-Year Limited
X8 Drums & Percussion Djembes: 3 month limited on shell only


This warranty extends only to defects in materials or workmanship as limited above and does not extend to any product which has been lost or discarded, by accident or improper maintenance; or which has been altered; or which has been repaired or modified by a non-authorized person or company. This warranty does not apply to any owner other than the original purchaser; any defects caused by reasonable use, neglect, moisture and/or temperature extremes, handling, shipping or accidents; natural wood finishes or normal color changes of wood or shell covering material. Under this warranty repair or replacement of parts is the only remedy, and loss of use of the products, loss of time, inconvenience or consequential damages are not covered.

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  1. drum accessories

    Posted by JOHN PATEK on 12th Aug 2014

    Excellent service and product

  2. Gets the job done

    Posted by Drumhead Dave on 12th Aug 2014

    I rehead drums as a side business, and I've found this rope to be relatively inexpensive, but reasonably good quality. It's strong, doesn't stretch and is fairly abrasion resistant. You can even make decent splices by melting two ends together. Not as flexible as more expensive ropes, but not a big issue.

  3. As ordered and expected

    Posted by (Park City, UT) on 1st Aug 2014

    Came in timely manner, was what I expected. Now all I have to do is figure out how to tie it!

  4. Djembe Drum Rope

    Posted by gene on 31st Jul 2014

    I have not used the rope yet but it is visibly better than the rope i purchased locally to add tension (tune) my drum. Thanks for the quick delivery.
    Merry Christmas,

  5. The right stuff

    Posted by Randy Brock on 16th Jul 2014

    I needed rope that worked. X8 had it, in good quality at a decent price. Now, if my back will work just as well....

  6. djembe 4mm drum rope

    Posted by Dylan Johnson on 14th Jul 2014

    I am happy with the rope. I am looking for 3 mm djembe rope also so it would be great if you had it as an option.

  7. Djembe Drum Rope

    Posted by Kasey McKnight on 14th Jul 2014

    Great quality, and really fast delivery!

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