Drum rack owners...

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Post Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:19 pm

btw, pics of ur sets and the racks would be greatly appreciated

particualry if you play a 4 or 5 peice
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Post Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:53 pm

i will post some up soon
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Post Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:10 pm

jaundiced wrote:It takes me about 20 minutes to set up completely. It'd be a lot quicker, but I use 11-13 cymbals and fine-tuning their position takes up several minutes. It'd take a lot longer if I used stands instead of a rack, though.


wow thats pretty good for the gear you've got.
im lookin into a rack sooner or later considering the large growth in cymbals ive had recently.
also would help me set up that stupid 4th rack tom better
how should a decent rack cost? one that will fit all the way around a kit with 4 up and 1 down?
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:04 am

blastbeats666 wrote:
jaundiced wrote:It takes me about 20 minutes to set up completely. It'd be a lot quicker, but I use 11-13 cymbals and fine-tuning their position takes up several minutes. It'd take a lot longer if I used stands instead of a rack, though.


wow thats pretty good for the gear you've got.


That comes from a LOT of practice tearing down and setting up under time restrains. It's not a 4-5 piece, but here's a pic of the set up I use. I've since re-incoporated a 3rd upright to keep my left-hand ride more stable.

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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:31 pm

wow in 20 mins thats pretty impressive :shock:
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Post Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:01 pm

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Tama Rockstar Custom, Zildjian A Customs and A series cymbals, Paiste, Sabian, Wuhan, Promark Japanese Oak, Remo and Evans Heads, DW hardware, Pearl Icon Rack, DW 8002 pedals
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Post Sat Feb 28, 2009 2:03 pm

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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:42 pm

I like racks....think they look great....and of course make setting up easier. I had one (Gibralter).....a great big one that was a "cage". I used it during my 80's hairband days. Eventually I broke it down in half (with the help of a band truck accident) and only used the bottom part...I did that for most of the late 90's up until about 5 or 6 years ago

But for me the logistics of lugging around a rack don't offset the logistics of setting up my kit. In other words it becomes more of a pain in the rear getting the rack to and from gigs then the little things adjustments needed with my regular kit.

I guess if everything was in a "band truck" like it used to be back then....and it could just be folded up and put away.....great. But.....now, I just don't have the room in my vehicle to take it anywhere.

It now hangs from my garage ceiling.....I hang lawn tools off of it. No kidding.
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Post Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:02 am

haha multipurpose rack! Tool hanger by day drum rack by night!
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Post Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:51 am

Has any used the new Gilbraltar stealth racks? Im thinking they might be perfect for me o.O

Edit: Scratch that... they definatly arn't worth the money
Tama SK Hyper Drive in Brushed Vintage Blue (22, 10, 12, 14, 16)
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Post Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:28 pm

why not?
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Post Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:55 pm

blastbeats666 wrote:why not?


You'd need to buy atleast 2 of them, one with the snare stand... so thats over $300, you can get a full rack for the same price and have much more room and options... theres nothing to the stealth rack, which is nice, but not worth $300 for less then half the amount of halfware :shock:
Tama SK Hyper Drive in Brushed Vintage Blue (22, 10, 12, 14, 16)
-14" Tama SK Snare
-13" Custom Painted Pearl Joey Jordison Snare
-13" Yamaha Musashi
Meinl Cymbals
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Post Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:52 am

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Post Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:00 pm

I just upgraded to a Pearl Icon from a Pearl DR-80.

Icon would be the way to go.
Only took me like 30 minutes to get it out of box and have my 3 rack tom+clamps, 2 floor, 2 kicks and 6 cymbals transfered, angled, and everything with memo locks.

That 30 minutes also included takin everything off of the old rack.

To the original poster I recommend Icon since it's the most flexible if you ever want to add or subtract rackage, taking it down is a sinch.

I get my entire 8 pc off and rack down in less than 10 minutes. The memo locks are superb once you get everything dialed in.
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