Gibralter Avenger II vs. Tama Iron Cobra Jr.


Junior Member
I'm looking to replace my broken (older style) Avenger II double kick pedals and, frankly, I'm really tight on cash (damn medical bills!). I didn't really care for the Avenger IIs; they were too sluggish for playing death metal. I'm looking into the Tama Iron Cobra Jr.s, but I don't want to take the plunge if they aren't any better.

So, I'm coming to you guys and gals to get some opinions. Any help would be most appreciated.

P.S. - I know the general consensus on these matters in forums tends to be "just save up for the higher end stuff". Sadly, this just isn't an option at this point. I can't spend more than $175 or so.

EDIT: Crap, I should have posted this in the sub-forum for gear.
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Platinum Member
The Iron Cobra, to me, feels a lot like the DW 5000 ... and I prefer it over the IC. You got "my" thumbs up on the Jr, for what that's worth.