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Old 06-07-2009, 10:03 PM
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Default Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

Hi i dont know what to choose i have decided on an Ambassador coated snare as you get it free on Gak, but which are better for toms, for rock/rock n roll. Ambassador or Emperor ?? And Coated or Clear ??

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Old 06-08-2009, 04:22 PM
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Default Re: Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

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Hi i dont know what to choose i have decided on an Ambassador coated snare as you get it free on Gak, but which are better for toms, for rock/rock n roll. Ambassador or Emperor ?? And Coated or Clear ??

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I play mostly rock on my 24" bd kit I use Clear Emperor's on my 20" bd kit I use Coated Ambassador's.

I like coated amb. on smaller jazz type kits & clear emp. on big rock type kits I'm not saying these are the correct or only heads to use this is just my preference, you go with what you like.

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Old 06-12-2009, 12:15 AM
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Default Re: Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

I use clear emperors on coated ambassadors.

I really like this combo : power , nice tone , and good proyection
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:46 AM
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Default Re: Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

I'd go for a clear Emperor on top, very good all-around head.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:33 AM
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Default Re: Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

Both these heads will work for you, coated or clear. Are your drums going to be miked? If not you may want the ambassadors. They will project more. If your going for a deeper tone maybe tuned a bit lower you may consider the emperors. The smooth white emperor heads are nice and warm with a very rich thud to them.

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Old 06-12-2009, 07:02 AM
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Smooth white emperor over clear emps would be good
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Old 06-12-2009, 08:09 AM
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Default Re: Ambassador or Emperor toms for Rock ??

If durability is a concern, or you are playing in a Hard Rock band, then go with the Emperors. I use clear Ambassadors, myself but I play a wide range of styles.


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