How do I adjust my DW hi-hat? October 11, 2023 01:52 Updated Follow The only adjustment is for spring tension. Loosen the drum key screw just above the footboard. Related articles How do I adjust my DW pedal? How do I tune my drums? Maple vs. Birch Drums: What's the difference? Where can I find DW replacement parts for pedals & hardware? Can I upgrade my single bass pedal to a double?