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Old 02-23-2010, 11:53 PM
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my new gretsch catalina club rock kit I got for christmas

Drums:
Bass: 24"x18"
Tom: 13"x9"Tom
Floor Tom: 16"x16"
Floor Tom: 18"x16"
Snare: 14"x6.5"

Finish: Black laquer over silver sparkle

All heads are evans g1

Cymbals: left to right
Zildjian ZBT hi-hats 14"
Sabian XS20 rock crash 16"
Zildjian planet z ride 20"
Sabian Pro china 18"

Hardware:
Mapex hi-hat stand
Mapex snare stand
Mapex double pedal
Premier straight cymbal stand
Premier boom cymbal stand

The stand for my china is a mini boom arm clamped onto an old broken stagg cymbal stand. This is because I had to move my china when I got this kit and I did not have a stand for it. I will be getting one soon.

The lighting in the room does not do it any favours but it still looks good :)
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:23 AM
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Congrats on the new Gretsch family gift. Big drums, big sound.
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Old 02-24-2010, 01:41 AM
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Nice drums, I wish I would have got those over my club mod's. Mainly for the kick, Congrats!
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:01 AM
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Awesome drums, I have the same but in the Silver Sparkle. Wish I'd have got the Black though...

Can I give you a head suggestion? I assume you play rock with a kit like that.

Toms: Remo Emperors over Ambassadors
Bass: Aquarian Superkick II, stock reso
Snare: Remo Powerstroke III over a Ambassador Snare Reso.

I have these (except I have a different snare, a steel one) and it sounds great.

Also, did you port the bass drum yourself? Mine isn't, that's all.
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:04 AM
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Nice kit....congrats!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-24-2010, 07:00 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions Sabian I will keep that in my mind and look into it when I have got the more important things I need.

The shop put the port in for me, I have got a silver hoop for it but it fell off as the tape was no good so I have got to put that back on.

I couldnt be any happier with it, the sound is so big and it is really comfortable to play.
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Old 02-25-2010, 12:38 AM
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Nice kit bro, Welcome to the family. Bet you get a big sound outta those drums. And im digging the finish.
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Old 02-25-2010, 12:47 AM
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Thanks for the suggestions Sabian I will keep that in my mind and look into it when I have got the more important things I need.
Yeah, that's fair enough. The first thing I did was ditch the standard Evans heads though, I hate hate hated them. A total rehead with what I said will cost you about 160 quid though, so it's not cheap.
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Old 02-25-2010, 01:40 PM
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yeah thats also another thing, I have no money. I shall save up for it :)
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Old 02-25-2010, 01:59 PM
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So nice to see an AFFORDABLE, good looking, great sounding ROCK kit, with NORMAL sizes. I like how they combined classic toms, a deep snare, and an 18" deep bass on this kit.....VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-25-2010, 11:03 PM
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It really is a beautiful kit I couldnt be any happier, just need to do a little a bit of tuning on the snare.
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Old 02-28-2010, 02:15 AM
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Carefully crank the snare side head to tight and don't choke the snare wires and you should be OK?
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