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Can a 24 inch shell be reduced to a 20 inch shell? I was just given a shell that is 24x18 and I'd like to know if it is possible to make a 20x18 out of it.

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A drum repair expert or an expert custom builder could make a 24 inch shell into a 20 inch shell BUT---

It would be EXTREMELY expensive.

The best thing to do is sell the 24 inch shell and buy a used 20x18 shell.
Old floor toms from the late 60's and 70's were that size--BUT---

It would probably be cheaper to just buy a new shell from Precision Drum.

Hope this helps.

Mike

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