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Old Yesterday, 04:30 AM
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Default New Metro Drum Co. Kit

Hey guys, thought I'd post some photos and specs of my new drums from Metro Drum Co here in Queensland Australia. Really happy with how the kit turned out, Paul at Metro is a true craftsman and does incredible work for a one man business.

The drums are 4 ply shells with 4 ply re-rings. We came up with the shell composition drawing inspiration from a 3 ply Ludwig Mahog/Poplar/Mahog shell, and these drums really do have that vintage vibe.

I also got a 14x6.5 8 ply Luan snare in psychedelic red wrap which sounds beautiful.

Sizes -
24x14 Kick
20x12 Kick
13x9 Rack Tom
16x16 Floor Tom

You can check out Metro Drum Co on facebook here - https://www.facebook.com/metrodrums

Here's some photos of the kit by itself and also my set up at a small outdoor show on the weekend. Excuse the face in the 3rd photo haha.







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Default Re: New Metro Drum Co. Kit

Those are some sweet looking drums!
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Great looking drums. I bet that they have that big vintage sound. What type of bearing edges do they have?
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Great looking drums. I bet that they have that big vintage sound. What type of bearing edges do they have?
Cheers. The edge is very similar to a baseball edge but not a constant radius so a bit less round. They have a wide tuning range, quite dry when tuned low but they tune up for the jazz style tone really well.
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