Ground Fixed
Djembes
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1. Assemble Ground Fixing Posts to base of sambas using M8x25mm security screws and lock washers. (1.1)( See Assembly Guide)
2. Arrange Djembe with minimum spacing between each drum at 500mm and mark holes for excavation.
3. Excavate marked holes to 350mm depth making sure the holes have a level base allow the Djembes to sit vertical.
4. Once happy with location of the Djembes, fill holes using rapid hardening concrete. Be sure to compact concrete around metal brackets and leave to dry according to manufactures guidelines.

300mm Ground Surface

Installation Instructions

Djembes will arrive on site in pre set heights. In ground fixing depth 300mm for all 3 Drums. (1.1)
48 Kg

Install Instrument with 1.5m free space (from widest point) around it.
Played with hands

Ground Fix
Components:
M8x25 Security Screw
x18 M8 Lock Washer
x18 Weight of heaviest part 23kg
(Large Djembe)
BS EN 1176
500mm
500mm
Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor
860mm-710mm Instrument
Components:
Djembes are pre-assembled

CAUTION: Drum surface can get hot in direct sunlight, if possible install in shaded areas.

M8x25 Pin torx X18
M8 Lock washer X18
COMPONENTS LIST:
M10 Nut X18
M10x200 Threaded Bar X9
Ground Fixed
Ground Fix
Components:
M8x25 Security Screw
x18 M8 Lock Washer
x18 Assembly Guide PPDJEM
44 Kg
Played with hands
Instrument
Components:
Djembes are pre-assembled

Djembes
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TX 40 Driver Bit
Tools:

x1 BS EN 1176

Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied)

Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor

Ground Fixed
Components:
Ground Fix Installation (1.1)
M8 Lock Washerx18
M8x25mm Pin Torxx18

Djembes
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BS EN 1176
TX 40 Driver Bit

Tools:
Attach Ground Fix Legs to base of each drum using M8x25 Bolts and lock washers provided.

Excavate 3 holes 350mm deep. Each hole should taper down making the base diameter at least 100mm larger than the surface hole

Compact each hole with a maximum of 50mm of aggregate and lower each samba into its hole
Fill each hole with fast drying concrete to manufacturers specifications.

Ground Fixed
Components:
Ground Fix Installation
(1.1)

M8 Lock Washerx18
M8x25mm Pin Torx x18

Djembes
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BS EN 1176

Foundations should not present a hazard. These foundations are recommended as a guide, for more information on foundation details for various surface see Part 1 of BS EN 1176.

Metric Conversion:
50mm/ 2”
350mm/ 14”
500mm/ 19.5”
550mm/ 21.5”
600mm/ 24”
650mm/ 25.5”
700mm/ 27.5”