Pinestripes vs G2

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Pinestripes or G2?

Pinestripes
4
21%
G2
15
79%
 
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Post Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:41 am

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Post Thu Nov 06, 2008 6:47 am

G2!!
I personally like remo
but the g2s are pretty coooooooooooool
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Post Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:54 pm

G2 for higher-end sets, Pinstripes on beginner-level sets.
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Post Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:02 pm

The EC2s are closer related to the pinstripes than the G2s are. either way i would choose the G2s on the higher end sets like Yardstick was saying.
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Post Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:36 pm

TheYardstick wrote:G2 for higher-end sets OR on beginner-level sets.


Leave pinstripes for wal-mart sets, those heads have some of the worst quality issues and they feel like garbage!
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Post Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:49 am

Mine lasted 6 months on my first kit, despite my hitting like an animal.

The only reason that people think they suck is because they rob higher-end sets of the overtones that are actually pleasant to hear versus the overtones that are painful to hear on lower-end kits.
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Post Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:36 pm

I rather buy g2's and muffle them on a cheap set then buy pins and hate my self for it.
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Post Wed Nov 12, 2008 1:12 pm

emperors. if you need something deader than an emperor, you might want to consider how you're tuning the drum.
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Post Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:51 pm

I used pinstripes for years on upper end drums and had no problem. They let me tune low with control.
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Post Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:59 pm

I've got a couple hundred of Evan's players points laying around from all the G2's I've used. I don't use them anymore (I'm on to EC2's) but I always thought that they were an all-around great head.
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Post Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:42 am

Alan_ wrote:emperors. if you need something deader than an emperor, you might want to consider how you're tuning the drum.


an emperor is basically a g2
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Post Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:59 am

G2's... or aquarian
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Post Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:13 am

xdoseonex wrote:
Alan_ wrote:emperors. if you need something deader than an emperor, you might want to consider how you're tuning the drum.


an emperor is basically a g2


if that's the case, then a g2.

I just went the other direction and put ambassadors on the toms and an Aquarian New Orleans Special (single ply, coated with a strip of clear around the outside). It really livened up the sound.
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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:55 pm

tero wrote:what do you use/like most?


It depends on the style of music - you can't really say Pinstripes suck if the sound you are going for calls for them. Go listen to the Bryan Adams song "Cuts Like a Knife" and listen to the toms on that track - maybe the best recorded tom sound ever - big drums, some muffling and mics on top and the bottom of the drums.
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Post Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:22 am

Man, crazy bashing of the pinstripes... They've always been there for me as a good head and I enjoy them very much.