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Old 11-15-2010, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: Show Off Your PEARL!

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Originally Posted by zambizzi View Post
My latest Pearl gem. 22x18", 16x16", 12x9" Reference in Ivory Pearl lacquer. I love these drums, they sound amazing. However, they're heavy as hell and I can't stand hauling them to gigs, so I just picked up a used Gretsch Renown kit on eBay for CHEAP, in the same sizes.
I'm not usually a fan of Pearl drums (do like some of the hardware though) but your set looks beautiful. Very clean & sharp. Liking the look of those kick drum claws too. As for the FF, well, I always have been a fan. It's still the snare bargain of the year award from me. They might lack a touch of character, but for volume, sensitivity (16" wire model especially), & build quality, they're difficult to beat at any price. Great gigging "go to" snare. Liking that kit finish. The fact that it's a lacquer elevates it way beyond a wrap for me. Cool!
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