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    I don't find them much different than the Session...

    I don't find them much different than the Session and Masters kits I've owned as far as weight. I'm using coated Powerstroke 3 batters on everything these days (hate Moongel) with clear Ambo resos....
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    I find the old Optimounts give less sustain than...

    I find the old Optimounts give less sustain than a snare stand. I haven't tried the newer all-aluminum ones but the stand has its advantages for swapping left/right setups for southpaws like myself....
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    Thanks! Have gigs Saturday and Monday to break...

    Thanks! Have gigs Saturday and Monday to break them in and tweak stuff. Already the toms have that fat, rich, throaty tone that Russ Kunkel got with his old Pearls I've been wanting. Can't wait to...
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    New Gig Kit - FW903XP/C

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    The shells came in last week and the heads and hardware today. Wish I could have gone with Pearl on the flat hardware but they weren't yet in stock. The Gibraltar...
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    Great looking kit! Are you using a flattened...

    Great looking kit! Are you using a flattened double-braced snare stand for the sake of stability? I'm thinking about trying one of the new flat snare stands from Pearl with a 12x8 but worry about it...
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    After a three year stint with a Gretsch Catalina...

    After a three year stint with a Gretsch Catalina Jazz kit, I've decided to give Pearl another chance and placed an order for a 12-14-20 Piano Black WF series shell pack. Has anyone else tried these...
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    I've been using coated Ambos since 1967 and...

    I've been using coated Ambos since 1967 and nothing else will do. A strip or two of electrical tape on the underside of the batter head near the shell flange is what I use on my 6.5" BB and 5"...
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    That White Mist finish was the bomb along with...

    That White Mist finish was the bomb along with those 4 ply shells back in its day. I still regret not getting some along with the Mahogany series in bop sizes.
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    Oh, the 19" is a REAL crash ride, not something...

    Oh, the 19" is a REAL crash ride, not something that is a compromise. I've done plenty of gigs with it as my only cymbal and the one I'd miss the most of the set.
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    The 2016 price list has me confused. Are the...

    The 2016 price list has me confused. Are the Reserves ALL special order with the resulting wait times or are the shell packs in stock in Nashville?
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    Great looking and sounding kit and setup perfect...

    Great looking and sounding kit and setup perfect (I'm a lefty too). Still trying to decide on a finish for my small MCC kit order. Toughest part of the entire process..hah!
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    They're great as a set but not playing them...

    They're great as a set but not playing them enough to make me want to keep them. I'm pretty deep these days into my early 60s A's.
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    I was wondering what Pearl was thinking with that...

    I was wondering what Pearl was thinking with that retail pricing. All the other packs include a kick pedal but this one.
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    I've got a complete set of those K Dark rarities...

    I've got a complete set of those K Dark rarities in my drum closet..wanna buy em?
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    Why would anyone order the HWP150S hardware pack...

    Why would anyone order the HWP150S hardware pack for $649 when you can buy them separately for $578?
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    I wish Pearl US would sell the VML Vision Maple...

    I wish Pearl US would sell the VML Vision Maple BeBop kit that's available in Europe. I much prefer maple over birch. It would be a perfect second kit to my silver sparkle VMX 6pc full-sized kit. I...
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    Pearl of the Orient ??? :D

    Pearl of the Orient ??? :D
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    Poll: Try This!...

    Try This!
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    Would the participants in this thread please take...

    Would the participants in this thread please take a moment to read this:

    Rules for this forum - A note from the Administrator

    Thanks folks! :D
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    Right here!...

    Right here!
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    Poll: In order of preference : Titanium Brass ...

    In order of preference :
    Titanium
    Brass
    Maple
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    Poll: I own a 2002 ELX in Ebony Mist. The eBay pic...

    I own a 2002 ELX in Ebony Mist. The eBay pic appears to be taken with a flash. That color (in person) does not appear dark brown but a true black...at least on my kit. The same goes for Carbon...
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    Exotic Bengal Tiger Finish :p

    Exotic Bengal Tiger Finish :p
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    Poll: stevo, I've always had to use either a ZeroRing...

    stevo, I've always had to use either a ZeroRing or some MoonGel with Ambassadors (I'm not a fan of 2ply heads) live or in the studio to remove highs. The PowerStroke 3's have just the right amount...
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    Poll: After trying many head combos, this is what I'm...

    After trying many head combos, this is what I'm using at the moment :

    Stage - '02 ELX poplar :

    Snare - clear powerstroke 3 / hazy ambassador snare

    Toms - clear powerstroke 3 / clear diplomat...
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