Originally Posted by PQleyR
They do feel different, largely because of the shape of the cam. Obviously the beater weight makes a difference, as does the spring tension, but you can change those. In my limited experience DW pedals feel heavy, Tama pedals somewhat less so, and Pearl pedals a bit less heavy still.
I disagree with this, I found that Pearl pedals were the heaviest, with the 5000's lighter, and the iron cobras lighter still, but I suppose people have different legs and require different pedals to be different weights to be comfortable for them to use