chain vs. belt vs. direct-drive

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Which drive do you prefer?

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Post Sun Sep 24, 2006 7:57 am

Which do you prefer when it comes to kick drum pedals - chain drive, belt/strap drive or maybe direct-drive? Why? Let's talk.
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Post Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:57 am

right now im playing a chain pedal. i took my powerglide over the flexiglide because i liked the overall feel of it more, although the flixi was a little faster. i dont like direct drives as much because i have no need to go as fast as the directs want you to and i like getting some power out of my pedals.
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Post Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:58 am

i'm currently playing a double chain pearl power shifter eliminator, but i'm seriously thinking over switching to strap drive because it's starting to feel much more natural and it makes me 'feel' the pedal more, therefore having more control out of it...
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Post Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:18 pm

curently playin direct-drive flaying dragons, and they are cool for sure, but the next thing's certanly going to be a dw, a 9000 double i hope....
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Post Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:35 pm

After getting my Ludwig Speedkings, chain pedals just slow me down. I do like those vintage Camco's with there tiny single chain. Those are smoooooooth. The more used a pedal is the better, the only get smoother (as long as you dont break em).
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Post Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:32 pm

belt for me!
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:50 pm

I don't mind any of the three... I'll play on anyone of those :)
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 11:52 am

I like a strap because to me they feel smoother.
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