DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM   

Go Back   DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM > Drum Gear > Heads and Sticks

Heads and Sticks Discuss Heads and Sticks

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-02-2010, 07:24 AM
dreadp dreadp is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 6
Default Another bass head question...

Good day all,

Down to the nitty-gritty: I'm a noob with Tama ImpStar kit. The skins on the 2'2''' bass are stock except the fella I bought it from ported the front head...yikes. I play a lot of classic rock usually but I am new to this so I think versatility would be the main goal here so...what should I buy for the batter and what would look and sound good for the reso side? I don't perform either so I assume there's no need for a mic port, right?
Thanks again.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-02-2010, 12:45 PM
timmdrum's Avatar
timmdrum timmdrum is offline
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Wilson, NC
Posts: 732
Default Re: Another bass head question...

I'd say there's no need for a port for micing purposes since you're not performing- you may want one if your BD sound ends up too boomy in your practice space though. If your batter is a PS3-like head with the built-in muffling ring, get a PS3 [or whatever the Evans equivalent is called] for the reso, no port. Tighten both heads maybe a full turn above finger-tight. Add an offset [i.e. not centered] port if it's too boomy. Replacing the stock batter with a PS3 should bring even more improvement.
__________________
My player site
My instructor site
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-02-2010, 04:19 PM
fusssion
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Another bass head question...

If it's an 18x22 kick, ....a great combo is Aquarian; Super Kick 2, with a Resonator reso (ported will give you a bit drier sound and help in your "space" for boominess as Tim pointed out) ....but, ....great combo, and no other muffling should be needed ....
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 06:38 PM.


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