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Old 02-22-2008, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: Show Off Your DW Kit

Originally Posted by KarlCrafton View Post

How is that 14X18?

I've always been curious about that size.

I love 14X16's.

They still get the deep, big sound, but it's faster in getting the 'total sound' happening.

Is it same with the 14X18?

I have had the kit in the studio this past weekend and I am absolutely thrilled. I haven't played floor toms in years, but I was lacking some extra low end with my other 8, 10, 12, 14 setup. So I decided to go with some floor toms in combination with the new X-shells.

The 13x15" X-shell tom sounds WAY bigger than the 14x16" I had on my old Yamaha Maple Custom, and the 14x18" X-shell tom is almost like a kick drum. VERY deep, big sound with defined attack and nice sustain. So yes, I guess you could say the "total sound" is happening really fast.
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