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  1. J-Con

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    Quote Originally Posted by dale w miller View Post
    I think you might regret those square size drums later.
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  2. Registered User

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    So!

    Liberty Drums gave me a price. 3,284 for:
    12x10 Rack tom
    14x12 Rack tom
    16x16 Floor tom
    18x16 Floor tom
    24x16 Bass Drum
    24x16 Bass Drum

    All with black lugs, black diecast hoops and includes the heads (I didn't ask which heads). They did offer to not put any heads on them to bring the price down a bit.

    What do you guys think? I think it's a pretty good price.
    Let's see what Forecast can do.
    May the Force be with you.

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    Also, I just had a crazy idea...

    I want to minimize setup time and make it as easy as possible to mike my drums, AND also guarantee I CAN mike them anywhere.
    Would installing a MAY internal system be a good idea in acrylic drums?
    I think it would look SICK, with the drumlite kit and the mikes inside.

    Thoughts?
    May the Force be with you.

  4. NO KIT TOO BIG

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    Quote Originally Posted by baterax View Post
    Also, I just had a crazy idea...

    I want to minimize setup time and make it as easy as possible to mike my drums, AND also guarantee I CAN mike them anywhere.
    Would installing a MAY internal system be a good idea in acrylic drums?
    I think it would look SICK, with the drumlite kit and the mikes inside.

    Thoughts?
    It would work yes, even see if they can install them for you if you get them in advance. and drill the XLR ports.
    Pearl, Natal, Ludwig, Tama, Slingerland, Premier Drums
    Zildjian, Sabian, Zyn Cymbals
    PEARL, LUDWIG, TAMA, NATAL and DW Snares

    Roland, Yamaha and Dauz Electronics, and loads of Percussion

    4 Kits and 8 Snares, and I still don't have enough!

  5. Rodgers and Jordy!!

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  6. Registered User

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    Quote Originally Posted by RushDrums24 View Post
    It would work yes, even see if they can install them for you if you get them in advance. and drill the XLR ports.
    From the videos I've seen, they mount on the existing vent holes, no?
    As in, no need to drill extra holes for XLRs...
    May the Force be with you.

  7. NO KIT TOO BIG

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    Quote Originally Posted by baterax View Post
    From the videos I've seen, they mount on the existing vent holes, no?
    As in, no need to drill extra holes for XLRs...
    You can get them both ways as far as I know, but the drilled XLR's will be much sleeker. May be worth PM'ing RG1820X, I'm sure he has drilled internal mikes on one of his kits.

    (See Post 123 here https://www.pearldrummersforum.com/s...ence-BD/page11 )
    Pearl, Natal, Ludwig, Tama, Slingerland, Premier Drums
    Zildjian, Sabian, Zyn Cymbals
    PEARL, LUDWIG, TAMA, NATAL and DW Snares

    Roland, Yamaha and Dauz Electronics, and loads of Percussion

    4 Kits and 8 Snares, and I still don't have enough!

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    So, Liberty just got back to me.

    They can do the drilled XLRs included in the shells, for 10 more per shell. Pretty great eh?

    Forecast is taking their sweet time though.

    So far, my experience has been that Forecast has more options, but I'm a big customer experience guy so from what I'm seeing so far, I'd go with LIberty if only just to reward them for such great customer care.

    I still wanna see what the Forecast price tag will be though. Will keep you posted.
    May the Force be with you.

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