Originally Posted by rangerrunner11
I use two hammers, one with a good bit of curve in the claw. insert the nicely curved claw in between the back plate and drum and use the other hammer to smack on the hitting surface. the shock/prying force tends to pop them off easily
That is a good idea. My dad and I tried that with no luck at all... In this case it was stuck on good, but that would def help other situations!