I'm surprised, too. Really want a 14x14, but I figured one of those might be multiple years wait away. 16x16, I can certainly make work. At least now I have a matched 3 piece kit.I'm really surprised you found a chrome wrap floor tom so quick.
Looks like a fun set to play, and it'll reflect lights good too.
Beautiful!This started off by just getting a few cymbal stands out to clean. Then my old college roommate and drummer buddy called and said he was coming over and the next thing I knew, I had set up my MCA kit in full fantasy mode and took up the whole living room! I pretty much just rock a 4-piece these days but it sure is fun kickin' around a massive rig like this!
This is my Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute shell bank in Solid Black. Pictured are the 22/16/14(2)/13/12/10 with Billy Cobham and Anton Fig custom model snares. Not pictured are the 10x7.5 and the 20x16. This has been my main workhorse kit for the last 17 years and I really love these drums!
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Thanks, man! You are not alone in that assessment, my brother! They have served me well and are fantastic instruments, IMO. Here's how I normally run them in 22/16/12 mode. It's nice to have all of the options, but this is the combo that gets it done for the bulk of what I play these days.I don't think there is anything in the drum world that looks as impressive as a full array of Yamaha System hardware with all its attachments, booms, and those glorious stands.
Very nice! I am evaluating to buy that exact same kit at a good price, but I am hesitating because of the 20" bass drum! Can you give me an opinion?Hybrid Maples - 20, 10, 12, 14, 16 with RC aluminum snare. RC Brass snare and Hybrid Maple snare pictured below as well.
Thank you!That looks great dmacc, and what a fine stable of snares! You're ready for anything with that selection. Well done!
I actually purchased it because of the 20" bass drum. Absolutley no regrets, but then again, I don't play 22's any longer. I find the 20 much easier to work with in terms of tom height, etc... Do you have a particular concern or question on the 20?Very nice! I am evaluating to buy that exact same kit at a good price, but I am hesitating because of the 20" bass drum! Can you give me an opinion?
Thanks for your answer. Lately I have been mostly playing 22" bass drums (Tamburo stave, 16" and 18" deep), and I like very much their power and their fullness. The last 20" bass drum I played on a regular basis was a Slingerland in the late seventies / early eighties (sic!), and I barely remember how it sounded. What I would like to know is how powerful and full you consider your 20", and how much difference you see - if any - with a 22".I actually purchased it because of the 20" bass drum. Absolutley no regrets, but then again, I don't play 22's any longer. I find the 20 much easier to work with in terms of tom height, etc... Do you have a particular concern or question on the 20?