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    Well said, I agree completely and can attest.

    Well said, I agree completely and can attest.
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    I don't think you can go wrong with either brand...

    I don't think you can go wrong with either brand coated or not. That said, for me coated heads have a little more of a warm characteristic. I think clear heads are going to give you a little more cut...
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    It is defiantly personal opinion mixed with trial...

    It is defiantly personal opinion mixed with trial and error. Most manufacturers out there i.e. Remo, Evans, Aquarian have sound examples and a detailed description of what their products do to the...
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    Thank you, TMdrums! I thought long and hard about...

    Thank you, TMdrums! I thought long and hard about my setup and couldn’t be happier. I’m glad we live in a time that quality instruments are not only available at an attainable price but also look the...
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    Got a second bass drum, I mean 18Ē floor Tom. Lol

    Got a second bass drum, I mean 18Ē floor Tom. Lol
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    Dude! That’s pretty stinkin’ cool. I imagine this...

    Dude! That’s pretty stinkin’ cool. I imagine this could also be fun to take to a coffee house gig, too!
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    Super classy, I like it!

    Super classy, I like it!
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    Absolutely, and would love to know what you find...

    Absolutely, and would love to know what you find out. Out of habit I just slapped coated emps over clear ambs. If money was no concern I would loved to have tried the dunnett resotone and resotwo...
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    I can dig it! Makes all the sense in the world to...

    I can dig it! Makes all the sense in the world to me. When I had more toms I used to love placing two toms on a stand to let me place my ride where it was most comfortable. Really dig it man!
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    Nice! I really dig the offset toms especially...

    Nice! I really dig the offset toms especially from the players perspective! Thanks for sharing!
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    Thanks, Eric!

    Thanks, Eric!
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    Got ahead of my self to see if the set would fit...

    Got ahead of my self to see if the set would fit throne and all in a 5’ x 7’ space. It did but I should probably finish one project at a time.... :rolleyes: I got a nice picture of the players seat...
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    Thank you! It’s a blast!

    Thank you! It’s a blast!
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    South paw! Very nice setup! How do you like...

    South paw! Very nice setup! How do you like pinstripes with these shells?

    One thing that really surprised me with these out of the box was the attention to the bearing edges. The drums tuned...
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    I was worried about this too. I’ve had issues...

    I was worried about this too. I’ve had issues with 6 lug drums in the past and knew that pearl also often over lubricates swivel nuts from the factory. Maybe it’s because I switched the heads from...
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    I'm pretty partial to 24" kicks and was impressed...

    I'm pretty partial to 24" kicks and was impressed with the kit overall. I ended up not using the pillow and outfitted the kick with a P3 coated batter and P3 Felt tone hazy reso. I'm not sure how I...
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    23-27 lbs for a 24x14 kick not in variation I...

    23-27 lbs for a 24x14 kick not in variation I just can't remember what the box said. Hope this helps!
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    Show off your Decade Maple Kits here!

    Hey guys! I am a recent owner of a Pearl Decade Maple kit and I couldn't be more excited! I was pleasantly surprised by the quality not only of the sound but the fit and finish! I've seen threads...
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    So here is what I did: First I brought...

    So here is what I did:
    First I brought everything back to finger tight. From there I began tuning with the lug across from the port hole to establish my initial tuning pitch. After bringing all lugs...
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    I have started again and both time I arrived at...

    I have started again and both time I arrived at this conclusion. What’ve I could try finding my pitch at the problem lugs first then work my way to matching pitch?
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    Tuning a ported bass drum head

    Hey guys! Iím recently a new owner of a pearl decade maple set. Iím very excited. However, Iíve never had a ported kick before. Iím finding that the lug at the port and directly across from it are...
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    A 14x10 poplar snare. I'm more interested in...

    A 14x10 poplar snare. I'm more interested in building my snare with the hardware appointments I've chosen. I feel as though that would be a more worthwhile endeavor (fun) than to simply purchase a...
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    Drum finishing help and ideas

    Hey guys! I need some help. I am considering purchasing a poplar snare drum to refinish (for fun) to match the Decade Maple Series Brown Burst finish. I know that poplar doesn't always take stain...
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    Hmm what about a room made of two layers of 1/2...

    Hmm what about a room made of two layers of 1/2 or 3/4” plywood panels 2’x6.5’, separated with something similar to a resilient channel and I just add the absorption to the inside? Would resilient...
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    Thanks for the reply, the hope is to keep the...

    Thanks for the reply, the hope is to keep the cost down to $500. I've found an acrylic shield for about $300.00 I didn't mention that I had about 8 2"x6"x8' material that I would run down a table saw...
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