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TheDrumster 08-29-2013 11:04 PM

Yamaha Rack
I'm between a Gibraltar Road Series and the Yamaha Hex (first generation). Here's a photo:


Any opinions?

harryconway 08-29-2013 11:59 PM

Re: Yamaha Rack
I have two of those 1st generation Yamaha racks. They're great.

konaboy 08-31-2013 03:06 AM

Re: Yamaha Rack
I'd go for the yamaha in a heart beat!

Autopilot 09-10-2013 06:25 PM

Re: Yamaha Rack
Another vote for the Yamaha...

Emmaticus00 09-10-2013 08:50 PM

Re: Yamaha Rack
Yamaha, if you have the money; Gibraltar because its more compatible. However, Yamaha is pretty sweet.

lsits 09-11-2013 01:03 AM

Re: Yamaha Rack
Why not the new generation Hexrack?

TheDrumster 09-11-2013 03:38 PM

Re: Yamaha Rack

Originally Posted by lsits (Post 1179189)
Why not the new generation Hexrack?

I got a pretty good deal on the first gen. I liked the clamps that allow great micro positioning. However, trying to get my DW drums to play nice with the Yamaha clamps has been a challenge.....

scorch whammin 09-12-2013 02:15 AM

Re: Yamaha Rack
I've owned both...get the hex rack... Best rack on the market....

MusiQmaN 09-16-2013 01:58 PM

Re: Yamaha Rack
Want to keep some cash in the pocket, yet have a bit more weight and/or want to build more elaborated racks? (i.e. other then standard 2 or 3 sided)

Have money to spent and setlle for a 1 or 2 sided lightweight rack?

These are the main differences.

Gibraltar, more options, a lot cheaper, more separate/service parts and repair parts, availability 9/10 everywhere yet a bit heavier.

Yamaha, lightweight, sleeker and more coolness factor, yet hard to get, expensive compared to Gibraltar and less separate/service parts.

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