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LIFESTYLE | 1 Year Ago By Diana Adams

World’s Largest Drum Set Is Made Up Of 813 Pieces Of Awesomeness

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I haven’t written about someone who’s broken a world record in a while. Those people are always inspiring to me because they believe they can create or do something that has never been done before, and they push themselves until they succeed. Snagging a world record is actually on my own bucket list. I don’t know a lot about drum sets, but I do know that they don’t usually consist of hundreds of pieces. This one is different though. It’s the world’s largest drum set.

When Dr. Mark Temperato got confirmation that his set was in fact officially the world’s largest drum set, it only had 340 pieces. That was in October of 2011. Since then, he has been meticulously added a lot more pieces to it. Now it has 813 pieces, and he’s stopping for now. His birthday is on August 13, so he thought 813 would be a good place to take a break. It would take quite a few drum lessons from takelessons to learn how to navigate a drum kit like that! He plans to hit 1,000 pieces before it’s all said and done.

You might wonder how long it took him to build this…it took him 36 years! Keep in mind, he’s not finished yet. It’s obviously become a life long passion of his. It takes him a whole hour to hit each piece (he has a custom chair that’s extra high so he can reach each one). It takes 4 people 15 hours to put it all together. You can watch the video below to learn more about this incredible feat.

What’s the purpose of building the world’s largest drum set? Mark is a minister at the Breath of Worship Church in Lakeville, New York. He uses his drum set to attract attention and spread the word of God in a unique way. Even though he’s just an amateur musician, something tells me he has built a huge following. Congratulations Mark!

World’s Largest Drum Set

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This video was made when the drum set only had 340 pieces. Now it has 813 pieces!

Via: [Oddity Central]

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Author: Diana Adams

Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 blog posts. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people.

4 Comments

Dr. Mark Temperato

August 11th, 2013

Thank you Diana for the great article. Many blessings! Dr. Mark Temperato

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Sheila Temperato

August 11th, 2013

~~Great article and pictures~~ Thanks for sharing.

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D

January 19th, 2014

15 hours to set up!!?? why don’t you just have the “lord” set it up for you.

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concerned

December 20th, 2014

Wow! And to think there are all those commercials about some American kids not knowing where their next meal is coming from. Not to mention the whole pride thing in the Bible

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