DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM   

Go Back   DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM > Your Place > Your Gear

Your Gear Show your Gear - Pictures - Descriptions

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-28-2008, 04:52 AM
Agent_drew Agent_drew is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: S-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qc
Posts: 26
Default Peavey Radial Bridge System

There is my new baby :)





Last edited by Agent_drew; 06-06-2008 at 04:52 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-28-2008, 04:58 AM
bojangleman's Avatar
bojangleman bojangleman is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,840
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

oh man..i would love to hear those things...the system they use isnt that great looking. but the natural finish really makes it look 100X better! very very nice man!

Alex
__________________
Band:
http://www.myspace.com/springloadedcomeback
Add Us!
CHRISTIAN DRUMMERS ARMY
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-28-2008, 05:03 AM
Agent_drew Agent_drew is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: S-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qc
Posts: 26
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

There is absolutely no hole in the shell. Yess, It's a special looking drum. I haven't tried yet but it should sound very good. At the beginning, I did"nt like the look very much but now, I think it's very cool 8o)

Last edited by Agent_drew; 02-28-2008 at 05:17 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-28-2008, 05:42 AM
bojangleman's Avatar
bojangleman bojangleman is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,840
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

yes! i hated them when i first looked at them...but now i want some..lol

Alex
__________________
Band:
http://www.myspace.com/springloadedcomeback
Add Us!
CHRISTIAN DRUMMERS ARMY
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-28-2008, 06:04 AM
harryconway's Avatar
harryconway harryconway is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
Posts: 9,110
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Yeah, I used to say "only a mother could love the look of these drums". But now long out of production, they have a certain "je ne sais quoi" to them. And they always sounded slammin' good. Very nice kit. Love the natural finish.
__________________
This seat does not recline as per Federal Aviation Regulation 121.310 (f)(3)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-28-2008, 11:12 AM
lpdh lpdh is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 27
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

so great kits!!! hope show us more photos .
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-28-2008, 09:30 PM
Drum-Head's Avatar
Drum-Head Drum-Head is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Toulouse, France
Posts: 940
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

One of the best sounding kits I have ever tried out. Agent Drew, I offcially hate you for owning a kit I do not! :p Geez, I really wish I could get my hands on some Radial Pro 1000s... I'm one of those who have always loved the look of these drums.

What are the sizes? Did you get them of eBay or something?
__________________
"Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own."
- Bruce Lee
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-01-2008, 01:30 AM
Deathmetalconga's Avatar
Deathmetalconga Deathmetalconga is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Boise, Idaho
Posts: 7,221
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

I think the Peavey drums look great. What think looks awkward are DW drums, which have godawful huge lugs and oafish suspension systems and big badges that hide the finish.

They Peaveys have very little hardware covering the shell. I think they look elegant.
__________________
Ironwood kit Tiki kit Openhanders Vids
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-01-2008, 11:24 AM
Drummer Karl's Avatar
Drummer Karl Drummer Karl is offline
KARL MEMBER
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,099
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Yes, I also think they look very elegant. Something different but beautiful.
From what wood are those made?? How`s the quality and sound?

Karl
__________________
Myspace.

Drummerworld Myspace.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-01-2008, 04:05 PM
fourstringdrums
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

I agree that they have a certain charm about them. I think if Peavey re-released them they'd probably be semi successful now.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 03-01-2008, 05:00 PM
boomboomda's Avatar
boomboomda boomboomda is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Germany
Posts: 714
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

I have to agree with DMC, I also heard one of those Peavey's some time ago, they sound great.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga View Post
I think the Peavey drums look great. What think looks awkward are DW drums, which have godawful huge lugs and oafish suspension systems and big badges that hide the finish.

They Peaveys have very little hardware covering the shell. I think they look elegant.
__________________
Are you sure about that 5 minutes?
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-01-2008, 05:19 PM
Leadfoot Leadfoot is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 417
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

When they came out, I laughed & jeered & said "who'd wanna play those goofy looking thread spools?" I've heard the drums, & heard the reviews, & now I think they're extremely cool mostly because they are unique. But then again, I think North drums are cool too.
__________________
Sonor Phonics, Ludwigs & Sabians.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-01-2008, 05:34 PM
Drum-Head's Avatar
Drum-Head Drum-Head is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Toulouse, France
Posts: 940
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drummer Karl View Post
Yes, I also think they look very elegant. Something different but beautiful.
From what wood are those made?? How`s the quality and sound?

Karl
Hey Karl,

They are very thin 3ply maple shells if I remember well. The sound is awesome, especially the kick.
__________________
"Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own."
- Bruce Lee
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-03-2008, 04:13 AM
rob rob is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: LA
Posts: 12
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

so I have this kit in gloss yellow. ...space muffins.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-03-2008, 09:00 AM
Red Hawk's Avatar
Red Hawk Red Hawk is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 255
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

i always thought these would look better with maple hoops...

epecially the snare.

They do sound really good though, especially that kick for some reason. There's one of these in black in pawn shop up here. It's been there for years.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 03-03-2008, 04:56 PM
punkdrummer1's Avatar
punkdrummer1 punkdrummer1 is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 659
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

peavy radial drums are pretty cool. I've played a set before, they're really nice. Congrats man!
__________________




Endorsements are hard to come by. Anyone???? :p
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 03-04-2008, 12:54 AM
bojangleman's Avatar
bojangleman bojangleman is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,840
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

you wanna buy it for me?..lol

Quote:
Originally Posted by Red Hawk View Post
There's one of these in black in pawn shop up here. It's been there for years.
Alex
__________________
Band:
http://www.myspace.com/springloadedcomeback
Add Us!
CHRISTIAN DRUMMERS ARMY
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 03-04-2008, 06:42 AM
katman's Avatar
katman katman is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Posts: 574
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Nice drums you got there. They look great in natural maple. And they're certainly different from the rest of the flock.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 03-04-2008, 04:58 PM
Muffled Tom's Avatar
Muffled Tom Muffled Tom is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Brazil
Posts: 321
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

My first reaction was "WTF".

But certainly interesting.
__________________
My favorite bands: Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 06-05-2008, 06:50 PM
Peterjor Peterjor is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Hello everybody, it sounds like there's a lot of people in here who has heard/tried these drums..
I Personally think they look super-funky!
weel, to the point: i got this offer, but i would like to hear if you think i should accept it..

it's the the Peavey Radial 1000
and the sizes are:
22x18
10x8
12x9
14x12
16x14

well, they are in near mint condition, and the colour is cream-white.
price: 1000 or 2000$ and i believe they used to be 3000 or 6000$ from new..

To me it sounds like a great offer, but what do you think?
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 01-04-2009, 05:16 AM
tard's Avatar
tard tard is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: springhill nova scotia canada
Posts: 1,327
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

if you own a set check out
Peavey Radial Pro Owners Worldwide
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/g...id=22647984016

may be reserrecting the radial bridge drum, check it out at
Peavey Radial Pro Drums Owners Club
www.peaveydrums.moonfruit.com

pass it on !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last edited by tard; 01-04-2009 at 05:30 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 01-04-2009, 01:04 PM
henhog's Avatar
henhog henhog is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 228
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

nice set - beasty as!
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 01-04-2009, 03:07 PM
sacco's Avatar
sacco sacco is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Zurich (CH)
Posts: 234
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Very nice kit, interesting design, interesting shell construction. I also heard these kits sound beautiful.

For those interested in Radial Pro kits: http://peaveydrums.moonfruit.com/#
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 01-04-2009, 04:32 PM
diosdude's Avatar
diosdude diosdude is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 951
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Perfect example of branding bringing down an ingenious idea. You truly have one of the most unique kits to be produced in the last century. If it had a badge that said Pearl or Ludwig or DW, these kits would probably still be in production. I'll bet over time, they will be one of the most sought after collectors kits. How are those donut radial bridges attached to the shell anyway? are they glued on?
__________________
I don't want to work, I just want to bang on the drums all day!
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 01-04-2009, 05:25 PM
sacco's Avatar
sacco sacco is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Zurich (CH)
Posts: 234
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Quote:
Originally Posted by diosdude View Post
How are those donut radial bridges attached to the shell anyway? are they glued on?
Here you'll find the information you're looking for: http://peaveydrums.moonfruit.com/#/p...ams/4521227527
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 01-04-2009, 05:54 PM
Whitedrummer
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

I use to own one in wmp, I bought it years ago at Hermes music in San Antonio. They sold it to me for $1,000 new because they couldn't move them. I sold it a few months later for $600 because I couldn't move it. I hate to be a wet blanket, but they didn't sound very good, but on the upside you could roll them across the floor.
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 01-09-2009, 03:22 AM
tard's Avatar
tard tard is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: springhill nova scotia canada
Posts: 1,327
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

the rbs-1's and the rp1000's are one of the most incredible sounding kits ever made, when i bought mine i went to the music store with the idea in my head i was gonna buy my dream kit, all maple and money wasn't gonna be a factor and eventually narrowed it down to an all maple dw kit, yamaha maple custom absolute and the strange blue kit, those were the 3 best sounding kits they had in stock at that time, ((( actually the roland v drums were in there too and were priced about the same too but i was shopping for an acoustic kit )))) i went back to the music store and played them all several times, actually hoping i would change my mind about which i thopught sounded better, but that thick maple snare and the wide open, no pillow, big and deep thud of the kick drum kept drawing me in, they sounded like they were aleady miked thru a pa system, actually thinking it was all in my head and it was just cause there different looking i brought an old school drummer i knew with me to check them out too and he agreed "those are some really good sounding drums", anyway i have been gigging with them now for 10 years, and have yet to have a sound man not go "wow" except if they have already worked with a set and then its either "right on" or 'you just made my job easy" , and i swear im not making that up, that being said a lot of studios are buying up whats out there even the 500 and 750 series, and most guys that had 1 set now have multiple sets or at least some extra pieces, ive even seen studio drummers with kits that dont match, colors and or series. now im not sayin that everything else should be burnt...lol, lord knows if i win the lottery, my house would look like drums are us there would be multiple sets from multiple manufactures and probably some 1 of a kind customs as well, i just want people to be aware of the fact that steven volpp's radial bridge drum design was defenatily a high end drum, wheathe build buy peavey or some new co.
ps. also some say that due to the thin shells that make them resonate so well also makes them too fragile to use on the road, i say BS ,ive got some nicks and scuffs just like any other road kit would get but only cosmetic, just buy good cases, protect your investment, ya never seem to see a gibson les paul or a fender strat without a case , do ya,,,, really??
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 01-09-2009, 04:29 AM
BrokenGlass's Avatar
BrokenGlass BrokenGlass is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 356
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

I used to think those were so lame, but I would love to have one. I think the design grows on you. Plus I heard someone play a natural kit just like that at a show and it sounded amazing.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 01-15-2009, 05:49 PM
tard's Avatar
tard tard is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: springhill nova scotia canada
Posts: 1,327
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Quote:
Originally Posted by Whitedrummer View Post
I use to own one in wmp, I bought it years ago at Hermes music in San Antonio. They sold it to me for $1,000 new because they couldn't move them. I sold it a few months later for $600 because I couldn't move it. I hate to be a wet blanket, but they didn't sound very good, but on the upside you could roll them across the floor.
heard that roll across the floor joke here before, funny too the other guy had white pearl too, but his sounded ok so he said, in post #12,
http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/s...ross+the+floor
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 01-15-2009, 11:53 PM
Whitedrummer
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

Quote:
Originally Posted by tard View Post
heard that roll across the floor joke here before, funny too the other guy had white pearl too, but his sounded ok so he said, in post #12,
http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/s...ross+the+floor
Yes, that's an inside joke amoungst owners and former owners of those obnoxious looking kits.
You mean there is more than one white pearl kit in existance? They told me I had the only one.
Reply With Quote
  #31  
Old 01-16-2009, 01:56 AM
henhog's Avatar
henhog henhog is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 228
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

They must be heavy as! My friend has a shlesinger (cant spell it) and it has the same sort of system - no holes - all free floating and it is a bitch to carry around!
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 01-16-2009, 02:43 AM
tbmills's Avatar
tbmills tbmills is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: echo park, LA, CA
Posts: 1,185
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

they look great but seem to be missing something...
wood hoops!
__________________
silver city dead
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 01-16-2009, 03:07 AM
tard's Avatar
tard tard is offline
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: springhill nova scotia canada
Posts: 1,327
Default Re: Peavey Radial Bridge System

The snare is pretty heavy but that's what gives it its tone, I've been gigging these things around now for 10 years, and dont notice it, dont even remember if i ever noticed a difference in weight as when i bought these i had not played in about 8 years, and my orig kit was made from plywood shells and stamped steel hardware and had been recovered with arborite so they had some weight as well, to be honest im so used to them now that i would miss them on the road, the way they sound of course, and how easy they are to play, tune and mike which is adherent to any high quality drum kit, but they also look so large on stage and really dont take up any more space its just more full, and the tech. guys like them up cause there is so much shiny maple to reflect the lights, there are a couple other kits i would love to have for my studio including another mint set of these or RBS-1's , or maybe even a new set if things go well for Steven Volpp, but it would be so strange to play live without my radials.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT +2. The time now is 09:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Bernhard Castiglioni's DRUMMERWORLD.com