What is your favorite drum company?

Pearl, Tama, Yamaha, DW, Ludwig, Premier, Mapex etc.

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What is your favorite drum manufacturer?

Mapex
21
13%
Pearl
19
12%
Tama
24
15%
Ludwig
9
5%
Taye
1
1%
Yamaha
17
10%
Drum Workshop (dw) or Pacific
26
16%
Sonor
7
4%
Gretch
12
7%
other (add what I left out in your post)
29
18%
 
Total votes: 165
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Post Tue Sep 12, 2006 5:49 pm

I`m a proud owner of a Tama GRANSTAR kit (lots an lots of them too!)
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Post Sat Oct 14, 2006 4:38 pm

i voted for udwig because ludwig can sound awsome and a lot of good drummers i know of use ludwig
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Post Mon Oct 30, 2006 12:55 pm

Rogers,for the money the best their has ever been i guess Yamaha just bought the rights to them HMMM interesting..
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Post Mon Nov 06, 2006 2:34 pm

i love Tama Drums all the way...im also a Mapex fan
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Post Mon Nov 06, 2006 6:55 pm

I have always been a big fan of Yamaha Drums and their hardware which I still believe to be the best in the business.
I recently put some Gretch toms on my kit on a lark and now I am confused, they sound really good and they are easy to tune and stay in tune too.
I don't know what to do..HELP!!!

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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 8:09 am

There's only one company making drumkits today that I take seriously. SONOR.

Everything else is a waste of money. IMO.

In the past the best kits, as far as I am concerned, were: Gretsch, Rogers, Slingerland, original Ludwig and of course SONOR.

ODERY also make great drums. But they are hard to get.

Drumkits that don't impress me are: DW (Most overated kit ever), Pearl, Ludwig, Yamaha, OCDP, TRICK, and any drum made by Keller that masquerades as something else. Such as modern Gretsch.

TAMA make good drums. I am not keen on their snare drums though.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:55 pm

Im A newbie here in the mix,
I Looked for about 2 weeks , did alot of reading and did alot of talking to people.
I Began writing to a guy that plays for rascal flats and we are now friends.
His set is ludwig and so is mine.
Cs custom set for the money.
I really like them alot and enjoy the easy set up and tear down and the sound is the same pretty much every time.

It is time for some new remo's thou.
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Post Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:38 am

Tama as my favorite drummer uses them Taylor (saint) Hawkins!
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Post Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:10 pm

Tama
Tama Drums - Sabian Cymbals - Vater Sticks - Evans Heads
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Post Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:08 am

TRUTH drums all the way!
Skill tempered with relevance and simplicity.
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Post Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:53 am

I own a Mapex Pro M Rock kit, a starclassic birch kit, and 2 old ludwig rockers. I LOVE them all, but my must have kit is the LUDWIG Stainless Steel Limited Edition 5-Piece Drum Set. Just need the $$ to buy it. Anyone willing to donate to that good cause just send me a message :-)
Here's the link:
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ludwig-Stainless-Steel-Limited-Edition-5Piece-Drum-Set-with-Hardware?sku=445742
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Starclassic Birch -- Mapex Pro- M Rock -- Ludwig Rocker -- Roland SPD-S -- Pearl ICON Rack -- Zildjian, Sabian, Paiste, Saluda & Wuhon Cymbals -- Yamaha PTX8
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Post Tue Nov 21, 2006 2:00 pm

DeFoe Drums...of course! :D
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Post Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:20 pm

mapex all the way! working my way up the lines. just need to play an orion. but mapex saturns! oh they sound rockin. but would love DW but money factor is big thing.
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Post Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:16 am

I like Sonor and Tama.But at the moment I've really been getting into Epiarch stuff.
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Post Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:05 pm

I've owned Gretsch (Played 'em for 30 years), Noble & Cooley (hated them) DW, (Hated them even more) Ayotte (GREAT drums for the money, some thief has a great kit now) And My latest kit is made by TRICK.

TRICK is far and away the best sounding drum set I have ever owned or played.