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Old 12-10-2010, 09:13 PM
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Default Bass Drum Batterhead skins

Just recently broke mine unfortunetly, and thought about using these forums for some advise, I play rock/alternate and I like a good studio sort of sound, I use a fusion kit so it will have to be 20". Dont wanna spend more than 60 quid really.

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Old 12-11-2010, 12:44 AM
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I like a good studio sort of sound,
Normally I'd recommend a Remo PS3, but if you're after a "studio" sound I'll assume your after something with a sharp thuddy attack and no sustain. Sounds like you need to try one of the EMAD's by Evans.

No idea what they cost in sterling.
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Old 12-11-2010, 12:55 AM
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Default Re: Bass Drum Batterhead skins

I think an Evans EQ1 would be a great choice. Not quite as dead as an Emad but a little more control than a Powerstroke 3.
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Old 12-11-2010, 03:00 AM
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Check out the EQ series or an EMAD. Just as a side note, if you break a bass drum head, you've either had it on for too long or you're using the wrong head for your playing style.
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Old 12-11-2010, 07:44 AM
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Check out the EQ series or an EMAD. Just as a side note, if you break a bass drum head, you've either had it on for too long or you're using the wrong head for your playing style.
Or you might need a new beater.

I really like Evans EQ 4 batter heads. I have them on my 22" and 20" drums. The first time I tried one was about two and a half years ago. It came equipped from Tama on my Bubinga bass drum.

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Old 12-11-2010, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: Bass Drum Batterhead skins

Im still using the same stock bass pedal that I got with my Pearl Forum, and I havent changed the skin for the bass drum since.

Thanks for the info, Ill look at the Evans EMAD, they sound the right choice for me.

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Old 12-12-2010, 02:48 AM
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Im still using the same stock bass pedal that I got with my Pearl Forum, and I havent changed the skin for the bass drum since.

Thanks for the info, Ill look at the Evans EMAD, they sound the right choice for me.

Cheers (:
Sounds good. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions.
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:10 PM
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I would start with a more open head and muffle accordingly. Another good choice is Aquarian SK1. It is a bit more muffled than the ps3.
My current combo is Aquarian sk1 with ps3 reso (5" port hole) with a folded towel inside.
It's giving me the perfect amount of sustain.
Definitely go for a ps3 style reso no matter what you get as batter.
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Old 12-13-2010, 10:03 AM
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Yeah, the Evans BD heads are great.
I would get a GMAD and put a Falams (or however you spell it) patch on it so you dont break it again.
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:43 AM
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Yeah, the Evans BD heads are great.
I would get a GMAD and put a Falams (or however you spell it) patch on it so you dont break it again.
Don't throw that thing on an EMAD! :-P
Go with the Evans EQ patch: http://store.daddario.com/category/1...c_Double_Pedal
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Don't throw that thing on an EMAD! :-P
lol......a bit of shameless promotion perhaps? :-)

Here's one to stump a loyal employee......will my drums explode if I use an Evans batter with a Remo reso?
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Old 12-14-2010, 01:09 AM
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lol......a bit of shameless promotion perhaps? :-)

Here's one to stump a loyal employee......will my drums explode if I use an Evans batter with a Remo reso?
No, but you'll doom us all by creating a black hole near our solar system which will suck us all in.

It's like dividing by zero.

OP should get a Remo PS3/Emperor combo or a Remo Ambassador over an EMAD, with some muffling, not too much. Both make a nice sound, especially if the former is tuned the right way.
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:20 AM
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lol......a bit of shameless promotion perhaps? :-)

Here's one to stump a loyal employee......will my drums explode if I use an Evans batter with a Remo reso?
I do im using ec1 batters and single ply clear Ambassador
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:22 AM
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Although I might have to change seeing as EVANS stopped making EC1's , I dont care for EC2's...
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:47 PM
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The frosted EQ1 is a very nice sounding head. Full, fat, natural and a nice feel too.
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Old 07-21-2011, 07:08 PM
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Does Evans even offer a 26" bass drum head that DOESN'T have a muffle ring in it?
Just a plain 26" coated G1?
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:10 PM
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Does Evans even offer a 26" bass drum head that DOESN'T have a muffle ring in it?
Just a plain 26" coated G1?
We don't do a 26" G1 simply because there really isn't the demand for a wide-open single-ply bass head without the EQ overtone ring. The EQ4 still offers an open, fully resonant tone that can be tune super low without sounding boxy.
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