*Quick General Bongo Drumhead Sizing Guide & Series Reference

Here's a quick reference guide for our different series of bongo heads to be sure you get the right size for your drums.

Measurements and Descriptions:

Full-Size Bongos: 7.15” crown = (7” or 7-1/4” drum), 8.5” crown (8.5” or 8-5/8” drum), 9” crown (9” drum)

'crown' = playing surface edge-edge of the drumhead.

'drum size' = shells bearing edge-edge. 

"Macho" = smallest drum in the set: 7" or 7-1/4"

"Hembra" = largest drum in the set: 8.5" or 8-5/8",  9"

Reference R-series.
http://remo.com/products/drumheads/hand-percussion/?product_series=r-series&product_type=bongo

Some drums may take the Tucked Series
http://remo.com/products/drumheads/hand-percussion/?product_series=tucked&product_type=bongo

 

Entry Level Size Bongos: 6.75” crown (6.75” drum), 8” crown (8” drum).

'crown' = playing surface edge-edge of the drumhead.

'drum size' = shells bearing edge-edge. 

"Macho" = smallest drum in the set: 6-3/4"

"Hembra" = largest drum in the set: 8"

Reference S-series

http://remo.com/products/drumheads/hand-percussion/?product_series=s-series&product_type=bongo

 

We do not offer drumheads outside of these specs, for example-5.5" drum sizes. 

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