Which double bass pedal for $300?

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Post Sat Jul 29, 2006 12:37 pm

I need your help.

I want to buy double bass pedal. My budget is around $300.

I thought about Mapex Janus JNSP 7500L.

What do you think about it?
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Post Sat Jul 29, 2006 12:57 pm

I recommend DW 7002

In my opinion DW make the best duble bass pedals.

You can find DW 7002 for $199 (ex. on eBay - click).

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Post Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:06 pm

ok, thanks.

But what do you think about Mapex Janas?
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Post Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:48 pm

Sorry bud, I don't know anything about the Janus, but I use an Iron Cobra Power Glide and I freaking love it. DW pedals are sweet but they move a little too easily for my taste. Cobras are smooth as hell but have some resistance to them. I would suggest playing any pedal before you buy it. So, if you go down and try out the Mapex pedal and you like it...buy it.
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 3:48 am

I would also go with the Cobras. I myself own a Power glide twin pedal and had no issues with it. Smooth and quiet. The felt beaters have a nice full punch.
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:30 am

I would say try anything BUT Janus - IMO playing it is like driving a tank - slow, not fun and sucky ;)
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:31 am

Well, I must say that I enjoyed playing Janus. It's sturdy, maybe a bit too heavy for my taste. Have you tried Pearl Eliminator? I think it is the best pedal available
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Post Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:55 am

since Axis is out of that price range (unless you found a REALLY good used price) I'd recommend the pearl Eliminator power-shifters too.

They'd be my #2 choice after Axis.
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Post Thu Aug 03, 2006 2:16 pm

I'd go with the simplest Pearl (102-TW I believe is the current model?)
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Post Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:25 am

Qbs wrote:I'd go with the simplest Pearl (102-TW I believe is the current model?)


122-TW
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Post Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:05 am

Go with Janus, man. It's really good pedal with many adjusting possibilities and a great feel. It's not too expensive as well!
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Post Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:25 am

Pearl!
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Post Mon Aug 07, 2006 12:58 am

Go with Elims. You won't regret it!
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Post Mon Aug 07, 2006 1:42 am

Elims are really smooth, but not TOO smooth as e.g. DW9000(in my opinion, of course:) ). They're really sturdy, durable, have the interchangeable cams (6 types). Don't forget that Pearl has a great client service
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Post Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:11 am

loop wrote:
Qbs wrote:I'd go with the simplest Pearl (102-TW I believe is the current model?)


122-TW

:) :P
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