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Old 02-25-2013, 11:25 PM
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Default Re: Evans new Level 360 drum heads

Originally Posted by Midnite Zephyr View Post
So let me get this right because I'm thinking of buying a bass drum EMAD head soon. This drum shop I go to will start selling Evans heads next month. I'd imagine everything they get there will be new, so if I buy an EMAD there, will it have the Level 360 now? Because Ben, EvansSpecialist, said bass drum heads will be coming later.
Bass drum heads won't be until late 2013/early 2014.

Originally Posted by Terrence R View Post
I bought a 8", 10", and 14" onyx heads about 3 months ago from the local store. It was stock that's been there for a long while. They didn't have the 12" in stock. So, I threw them in the closet and forgot about them until yesterday. I went to the store, bought a 12" onyx, brought it home, and started installing them on my Pearl Export toms. I noticed the new 12" I picked up was in fact the new 360 design. But, it seemed to fit the shell no different than the others. But, I did notice how much easier it was to tune. I had to play around with the other size toms just a bit to get the sound I wanted. The 12" went where I wanted it to almost effortlessly compared to the others. I was kinda shocked though that it had the same wobbly play as the non-360 heads.
Chances are that the Onyx heads that you picked up a while back did in fact have the Level 360 collar. As I mentioned, we've had this in production since mid-to-late 2012.
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