Premium PreMounted™ Bongo Heads: 8-5/8″ Hembra



Premium PreMounted™ Bongo Heads elevate the sound of any hembra. The right skin can make a huge difference in the sound of an hembra. A variety of skin types, thicknesses and three color options make your PreMounted™ heads fully customizable to suit any application.

PreMounted™ heads are hand crafted to order on 3/16″ stainless steel flesh hoops using proprietary processes to fine tune globally sourced premium Steer skins.

Mounting is easy, as our PreMounted™ heads are designed to be plug and play.

Please select crown type, skin type, thickness and color preferences.

Production times vary based on thickness, color and order volume. The typical required drying time is one week.


Skin Types

Steer (Peru): Peruvian steer, crisp slaps, round open tones, rich bass, highly controlled overtones, warm and classic, medium action, ideal for studio

Steer (Middle East): Middle Eastern steer, crisp slaps, round open tones, rich bass, controlled overtones, warm and classic, medium action, very smooth and somewhat supple playing surface, ideal for live and studio, our shop favorite

 Available skin colors: natural, amber, chocolate


These PreMounted Bongo Heads will fit:

LP Bongos

Accents Armando Peraza Signature(LP203XF·**), Durian Wood(LP201AX·D), Fiberglass(LP200XF·* *), Galaxy Fausto Cuevas Ill(LP794V-* *), Galaxy Fiberglass(LP794X), Galaxy Giovanni(LP793X), Generation II & Accent Wood(LP201AX·2**. LPA601·** ), Matador Custom Wood(LP-M301·** ), Matador Wood & Fiberglass(M201. M200F), Raul Rekow Signature(LP201AX·2RR8), Richie Gajate-Garcia(LP201AX·2RGM), Uptown Sculpted Ash(LP201 SA)

Meinl Bongos

Collection(CS400AWA-M), Fibercraft(FF8400* *), Professional(FWB400**), Woodcraft(WB400)

Pearl Bongos

Bobby Allende Signature Pearl(PBF300DXBA6** ), Elite Pearl(PBW300DX, PBF300DX), Folkloric Pearl(PBW300FCS26), Primero Signature Pearl(PEA-PF81008A642, PW8100RF534)

Toca Bongos

Kaman, Custom Deluxe Fiberglass(4600F**), Custom Deluxe Wood(4600**), Elite Pro Fiberglass(31708KB, 3170LHA), Elite Pro Wood(3170**), Limited Edition(4700**), Player’s Wood(2600)


Traditional Crown: rolled thick gauge, steel flat bar

Traditional Conga Crown

Comfort Curve 2 (X) Crown: note smooth ear, thick gauge steel, rim-radius curve



For answers to many common questions visit our FAQ. White glove customer service available.

Additional information

Weight .9 lbs
Dimensions 9.75 × 9.75 × 1.75 in
Crown Type

Comfort Curve X, Traditional

Skin Type

Steer (Middle East), Steer (Peru)

Skin Thickness

Thick 1.6-2mm, Medium 1.3-1.6mm, Medium Thin 1-1.3mm

Skin Color

Natural, Amber, Chocolate