New drum set

Pearl, Tama, Yamaha, DW, Ludwig, Premier, Mapex etc.

Moderator: Moderators

New drum set

Postby 40th » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:57 pm

Hello all. Long time no see!

Here is what I have been contemplating for a purchase this winter. I was thinking of selling my Rogers kit and buying something like this:

http://www.pacificdrums.com/x7/default.asp

Can anyone just give me some reviews on these drums. Anything will be an upgrade from what I have. I am looking for something new, but my budget is about 1000! These drums dont have hardware? Not sure....

Thanks everyone, chat later...
Han Solo: Fast ship? You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Luke Skywalker: What a piece of junk!

Han Solo: She'll make point five past lightspeed.

Chewy: Word
User avatar
40th
drumming adept
drumming adept
 
Posts: 374
Joined: Fri May 02, 2008 7:32 pm
Location: Back To tatooine :(

New drum set

Help our forum grow and visit our sponsors pages!

Help DML grow and visit pages on left!
 

Re: New drum set

Postby Asdex » Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:04 am

X7 is not a bad kit, but I guess it's rather pricey. Check out Gretsch catalina maple, or maybe Mapex Pro M (if there's still some around). I recommend finding second hand kits too.
Tama Superstar SX52
Tama Warlord Masai Snare
Tama Iron Cobra Double Pedal
Zildjian A custom, A Zildjian, K Hybrid, FX, ZXT and ZBT cymbals
Remo and Evans heads
Asdex
session drummer
session drummer
 
Posts: 750
Joined: Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:28 am
Location: Indonesia

Re: New drum set

Postby Alan_ » Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:23 am

um, what KIND of rogers kit? if it's an older (pre 80's) one, you should not, under any circumstances, sell it.
User avatar
Alan_
groove master
groove master
 
Posts: 4207
Joined: Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:47 am
Location: austin, tx

Re: New drum set

Postby 40th » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:08 pm

Hahaha. My Rogers kit is 1980 exactly. My dad bought it earleier in the year, just before I was born.

PDP pricy? Hmmm.... Ill look into the Catalina. Sounds sexy. :)

Ps, musicians friend is giving away 2 gifts with the spcific set I want. I spoke with someone there- they are giving away an electronic kit plus another small percussive electronic pad set! 1400 bucks worth of stuff to go with your new accoustic kit. Crazy!

There is also this other one I am looking at which is similiar to the PDP;

http://www.samedaymusic.com/product--DEPDF722SP
Last edited by 40th on Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Han Solo: Fast ship? You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Luke Skywalker: What a piece of junk!

Han Solo: She'll make point five past lightspeed.

Chewy: Word
User avatar
40th
drumming adept
drumming adept
 
Posts: 374
Joined: Fri May 02, 2008 7:32 pm
Location: Back To tatooine :(

Re: New drum set

Postby 40th » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:10 pm

Ps:

Pacific Drums by DW X7 Maple Finish Ply 7-Piece Drum Shell Pack
Read 3 Reviews

$750.00
MSRP: $1,250.00 Savings: $500.00(40%)

Finance Now for $75/mo.

Includes free gift(s)!

1 - Simmons SD5K Electronic Drum Kit - $999.99 MSRP!

1 - Simmons Electronic Hybrid Kit - $399.99 MSRP!
Han Solo: Fast ship? You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

Luke Skywalker: What a piece of junk!

Han Solo: She'll make point five past lightspeed.

Chewy: Word
User avatar
40th
drumming adept
drumming adept
 
Posts: 374
Joined: Fri May 02, 2008 7:32 pm
Location: Back To tatooine :(

Re: New drum set

Postby jnewlon_drum » Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:07 pm

ive had my pacific drum set for years now and it still sounds great...the toms tune nicely and theyr tough kits...the hardware normally doesnt come with the kit except for like a hi-hat stand, snare stand, maybe a crash stand and a boom...idk read the kit despcription befor you get it and see if hardware is included....the pacific stands and hardware are shit tho...i wouldnt recomment keeping them or purchasing ne...go with dw, tama, gibralter, or pearl..they make good sturdy/ strong stands...good luck with ur hunt

-jdrums (TGOA)
ADD ME ON MYSPACE... www.myspace.com/drum_4life
Image
User avatar
jnewlon_drum
drumming adept
drumming adept
 
Posts: 281
Joined: Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:39 pm
Location: Joplin, Missouri

Re: New drum set

Postby jnewlon_drum » Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:07 pm

ive had my pacific drum set for years now and it still sounds great...the toms tune nicely and theyr tough kits...the hardware normally doesnt come with the kit except for like a hi-hat stand, snare stand, maybe a crash stand and a boom...idk read the kit despcription befor you get it and see if hardware is included....the pacific stands and hardware are shit tho...i wouldnt recomment keeping them or purchasing ne...go with dw, tama, gibralter, or pearl..they make good sturdy/ strong stands...good luck with ur hunt

-jdrums (TGOA)
ADD ME ON MYSPACE... www.myspace.com/drum_4life
Image
User avatar
jnewlon_drum
drumming adept
drumming adept
 
Posts: 281
Joined: Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:39 pm
Location: Joplin, Missouri

Re: New drum set

Postby Drumosaurus » Sun Oct 11, 2009 12:05 pm

just make sure they are the ones with the maple(or birch, idk) shells. When they first came out with the x7 they used basswood, and then switched about 6 months later.
R.I.P. Jimmy "the Rev" Sullivan. You will be missed.
Drumosaurus
groove master
groove master
 
Posts: 2059
Joined: Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:51 am
Location: indiana


Return to Drum Set

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CommonCrawl [Bot] and 3 guests