Hardware upgrade question

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Post Mon Dec 14, 2009 7:31 pm

Hey, guys. My Yamaha cymbal stands and Pearl tom arms are in dire need of replacement. They were once decent, but they've been used since the mid-90s. The cymbal stands will not stay at one height for long and the tom arms will not support the weight of my toms anymore. Any suggestions on durable hardware replacements?
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Post Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:29 pm

gibraltar makes some durable cheap stuff as far as cymbal stands go.

wouldn't you just need to get new pearl tom arms?
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Post Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:21 am

i haven't bought new hardware in a while. should i trust pearl for hardware?
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Post Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:52 am

Is there another option for tom arms? I thought theirs were proprietary.
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Post Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:14 pm

break the prism wrote:i haven't bought new hardware in a while. should i trust pearl for hardware?

They should be fine. Just get the ones with the uni-lock like this
http://www.drumsonsale.com/pearl-uniloc ... p-921.html
They come in different lengths and sizes too.
All my tom mounts on my Medicine Man are Pearl and I love these. Much nicer to adjust then the standard "toothed" joints.
This site might help too...
http://www.massmusic.net/shop/?cat=1166
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Post Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:49 pm

Replace immediately with Yamaha stands Pearl TH-88 Tom arms.
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