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  • #31
    Hi, I'm a perfect newbie in the e-drum domain and I am looking for some advices.
    My main concern is to make/buy good quality e-cymbals.
    I 've been searching a lot on the web and found this Italian company GEARDRUM ? Have you ever heard about them ?
    https://www.facebook.com/geardrum/
    I hesitate between their LV cymbals kit, the one of Jobeky or the Stealth triggers.
    Have you any good advices to give.
    Thank you from Belgium?

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    • #32
      Originally posted by sascha View Post
      Not sure about the shape, it's making the rim way bigger than the rest of the surface. I'd be worried it then feels/plays a bit awkward.
      I'm using this one: http://www.staufenbiel-berlin-shop.d...antenschutz-_4
      I found a similar one, like yours.

      But, how's your sticknoise compared with let's say a Roland symbal with these quite thin edges ?
      Ludwig Epic, Roland Mesh-heads, DIY Cymbals, Roland TD-9, EZdrummer2 + EZX

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      • #33
        I can't speak for Roland, since I have none of their stuff. But stick noise is greatly reduced on the edge. But: I'm using nylon tips, therefore my main issue is more the cymbal bow area, and that is where I applied a layer of 2mm industrial rubber for the entire bow. A good side effect is that this enhanced triggering. One could also let this rubber area overlap with the 1mm rim rubber, then it's a almost seamless. The industrial rubber is around 65 shore in hardness, which has more stick noise than most cymbal pads, but quite a good rebound.
        MarkDrum YES e-kit (+1 crash, Double Kick), modified HH (DIY hall-sensor based circuit)
        Gibraltar 9607NL-DP Legless Hi Hat
        Gibraltar Intruder Double Pedal
        ATH-M40fs + M40x + SRH440 Phones

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        • #34
          I got my sample yesterday
          (https://www.rubbermagazijn.nl/volrub...obChMIu6yF1MnL)

          But I didn't notice any significant difference in sticknoise between a cymbomute or the rubber edge from the sample.
          Bummer....
          Last edited by Dreamdrummer; 06-14-18, 08:09 AM.
          Ludwig Epic, Roland Mesh-heads, DIY Cymbals, Roland TD-9, EZdrummer2 + EZX

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