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Old 08-16-2007, 06:16 AM
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hey everyone
im looking for someone who has a knowledge base on the new Pearl ECX series....
im going to buy a 6 piece set and i dont know to much about them, apart from them being all maple and stuff.... i've seen them and they look great i was just looking for some opinions or advice on weather or not they were a good investment...


By the way the reason im buying this set is because i was looking into buying 2 more toms for my EXR's but i later found out they discountinued the model so ya.... ya ECX's hahaha

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Old 08-16-2007, 02:45 PM
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I'd say that the tama superstars are a better buy, and you save a bit of money. Mind you, it's birch. If you really want maple, then i suggest mapex pro m over the export customs.
They're a bit more exspensive, but It's worth it.
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Old 08-16-2007, 06:37 PM
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The Mapex M series are the same price as the Pearls, and have so many features that make them better its not even funny.

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real wood, not basswood

Lacquer finish

free tom

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Old 08-16-2007, 06:41 PM
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The Mapex M series are the same price as the Pearls, and have so many features that make them better its not even funny.

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real wood, not basswood

Lacquer finish

free tom

etc
The Pearl's he's talking about are maple and are lacquered. Personally, I don't like the Pro M's. I think the toms sound average and the kick sounds weak. Nothing beats a Pearl bass drum! If I were you, I'd save up a little more and buy a used Masters. They are very nice drums.
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Old 08-16-2007, 07:46 PM
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Here's another quick question about a pearl series, does anyone know much about Pearl sessions??? are they still being manufactured lol do hey sound nice???
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Old 08-16-2007, 08:59 PM
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Here's another quick question about a pearl series, does anyone know much about Pearl sessions??? are they still being manufactured lol do hey sound nice???
Discontinued... http://www.music123.com/Gretsch-Drum...38907.Music123 May be your best bet... or http://www.music123.com/Pacific-Drum...75651.Music123
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Old 08-16-2007, 10:24 PM
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I saw a 4 piece Session w/o snare on Ebay for 600$.. All hardware throne.. bass pedal.. Awsome buy!! yeah the sessions are really nice drums.. If you can find them. But I still like the masters more.
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Old 08-16-2007, 10:41 PM
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well ya obviously hah but i'll be getting references within 3 years anyways
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If your gona go with a reference.. At least look into a used masterworks. I just got an 8 piece Artisan for 3grand.. The reference 4 piece shell pack is more than that.
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Old 08-16-2007, 11:21 PM
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If your gona go with a reference.. At least look into a used masterworks. I just got an 8 piece Artisan for 3grand.. The reference 4 piece shell pack is more than that.
ya i know it's more but it's worth it lol
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Old 08-16-2007, 11:37 PM
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If you are buying the two brand new.. the reference is a bit cheaper.. But you cannot get it custom. If your gona buy a reference down the road... I would just save a lil more and get the masterworks.. You can make it the same specs.. But of course it is better cause it would be custom tailored to you. A 4 piece Ref. shell pack is about 2500. I got a 5 piece masterworks Quote at 3200. And the masterworks is All that much better.
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Old 08-17-2007, 12:03 AM
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If you are buying the two brand new.. the reference is a bit cheaper.. But you cannot get it custom. If your gona buy a reference down the road... I would just save a lil more and get the masterworks.. You can make it the same specs.. But of course it is better cause it would be custom tailored to you. A 4 piece Ref. shell pack is about 2500. I got a 5 piece masterworks Quote at 3200. And the masterworks is All that much better.
ya i'll look into it but im not worrying about that now lol thats a few years away
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