Which double bass pedal for $300?

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Post Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:43 am

If you really want to go cheap, eliminator, but be honest, if there is one thing I personally wouldnt skimp on it would be my bass pedal.

I play Axis and swear by them. Everyone I know loves my pedal, Eliminator users, Cobra users, Janus users, anyone. Best pedal on the market, bar none.

But, if you really are in a tight bind money wise, eliminator.
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Post Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:02 pm

I would probably get the Tama Iron Cobra Power Glide double bass pedal. Great pedal
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Post Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:20 pm

ya really cant beat the cobras. cept maybe a dw pedal.
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Post Thu Apr 05, 2007 3:29 pm

The Gibraltar pedals are nice, very adjustable and durable. And even with the stabiliser plate on the bottom, they still fold flat for easy transport.

Not too sure about prices in $'s though, I think Avenger (6600) would be in that price range, Intruder being above the range.
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Post Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:06 pm

my vote would be for the tama iron cobra. power glide to be exact
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Post Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:16 am

id say definetly go with the pearl elims..i believe you can get them new around 300..even tho they just jacked the price up to 320 something on musiciansfriend
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Post Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:33 pm

what did you go with???
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Post Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:31 am

Iron Cobra Flexi-glide w/the straps instead of the chain.

I think all of the Iron Cobra pedals rock for the money. DW are way over rated in my opinion especially the DW 9000 line.

Go with Iron Cobra double bass pedals.
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Post Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:56 pm

i heard about those axis pedals...theyre so expensive...but they look so junky...
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Post Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:33 pm

Pearl Eliminators!!!! They kick ass, so customizable - but make sure you get belt drive, its the 21st C!
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Post Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:06 am

I woudnt reccomend the DW 7000. Its the worst pedal dw makes. the iron cobra as a heavy sluggish feel, tho is very solid. i wouldnt reccomend it if your play any fast double kick stuff. to be quite honest if your serouse about your drumming hold off and save up a bit more. go for a dw 9000, axis. or trick pedal (if you can afford it). i promise you they'll blow away eliminators,iron cobras,lower line dw's and any other pedal you'll get your hands(or feet) on. the only problem is those are expensive pedals. but when it comes to music you always get wha you pay for (except wuhan chinas)
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Post Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:07 am

What about the Yamaha flying dragon direct drive, I have heard a lot of good things about them.
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Post Sat Apr 21, 2007 12:47 pm

either the Pearl Eliminators or the DW 7002's
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Post Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:54 pm

So after all these posts I can imagine you'r back where you started. I use a Cobra rolling glide. Used axis for awhile, great feel, bad construction in my opinion. Got back to the same Cobra's.....smooth as hell!