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  • BINARY
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    I have 4 KD-7s.



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  • mikey5
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    Ditto on the Pintech ConcertCast Kick - plays as well as the KD-80 and it's only about $170. It's also very quiet.

    Mike

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  • Junius
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    I use a Pintech, Concertcast kick and I love it.

    Ditto.

    Sam

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  • bad karma
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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by TomLandin:
    [B]2 - KD-7's. Gotta luv 'um!! Simple, cheap, reliable, instant back-up, easy to position, small size, chainable, and I luv people who ask - "Where's the bass drum?"

    I got the same thing tom,But,I have got 2 hart kicks on order,so,I got 2 kd-7's for sale reeeeeeeeealy soon.

    If anyones interested,let me know.
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  • TomLandin
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    2 - KD-7's. Gotta luv 'um!! Simple, cheap, reliable, instant back-up, easy to position, small size, chainable, and I luv people who ask - "Where's the bass drum?"

    [This message has been edited by TomLandin (edited March 21, 2001).]

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  • jrcel
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    I use a Pintech, Concertcast kick and I love it.

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  • Marc.
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    Originally posted by puttenvr:

    If it works for Marc. it works for everybody
    End of debate. thank you Harold.

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  • puttenvr
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    Originally posted by Marc.:
    Buy the Roland KD-120. Works for me!

    If it works for Marc. it works for everybody

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  • szvook
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    Keep in mind the type beater you are going to use. If you are used to playing with a wood or plastic beater on the acoustic bass, you might want to go with a felt beater for the e-kick.

    Wood or Plastic beaters will require head reinforcement similar to an acoustic kick.

    Personally I prefer the Hartdynamics kick, but its could run from $195 to $300, depends where you look.




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  • Marc.
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    Originally posted by puttenvr:
    As you see: no advice like buy this one but ...
    Buy the Roland KD-120. Works for me!

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  • drmoze
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    One suggestion (cheap!) is to pick up a Pintech K3 (about $32 shipped from zzounds). It's like the Roland inverted beater kick trigger at about 1/4 the price. Works fine for me so far, not a drastically different feel from my KD80. Plus it has a wide trigger zone, so you can use a double-beater pedal on it. Or even Y it in with another kick using separate pedals for double bass.

    For about $30, it's almost a no-brainer to try out. $^)

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  • puttenvr
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    1st: most drumpads work best with their own modules for positional sensings, pressure sensing and velocity switches. But I can imagina that this is more important for snare and tom pads than for a kick drum.

    2nd: what do you want a mesh headed pad (like the Roland pads), a rubber pad (like the 'old' Yamaha or old ddrum) or a real headed pad (like Hart, ddrum). Or: can you play with a reversed bass drum beater on a trigger, like Roland offered when the Vdrums came out first.

    3rd: where do you play and how loud do you play? First, this is important again for the type of surface (rubber, mesh or real head). For practicing at home I would take a mesh head or rubber, no real heads. They are always too loud, certainly for a kick. Next the volume of playing is important for the bass drum spurs. If you are a hard-hitter then it is very important that the drum pads has huge spurs (legs) with a spike (if you play at home put a carpet under the spikes, otherwise the parquet floor will be damaged).

    4th: what amount of money can you afford?

    As you see: no advice like buy this one but some points to consider. There are many choices for many voices.

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  • brettfener
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    kick trigger debate

    I need some feedback on which kind of e kick drum to buy.

    Thanks,

    Brett
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