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    I've always had good luck with PDP 800 and 900 series hardware. I believe the 900 series has been replaced by the Concept series. The exception on my kit is the Tama Iron Cobra Lever Glide hi-hat stand, which is a great stand.
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    had some heavy duty cast iron handle 90's Pearls ....they did pritty good but they got rusty and they eventually where unusable

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    So the parts came in just now from Pearl . I must say ... I was not expecting all this ! There are enough parts here for four stands . They even sent me the smaller bushings for the top tier .
    I bought my first Pearl kit back in 1980 and it was what was later to be called their Export kit . It was black and it had a grey finish on the inside of the shells . But my next kit was a Tama and then a few more Tamas after that . Then I got a Sessions Custom Maple . Then a few years later I was given a PDP Birch kit but I didn't like it so I traded it for a Pearl Vision Birch kit . I have a ICON rack but I don't use it anymore ... I used that kit at church and it was set up on the rack because we didn't have to move it . I've been very happy with Pearl drums and their hardware till this started to happen with the stands .

    But as you can see they stand behind their product .

    And their customer support is one of the best .

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    On the left is the old bushing , broke , and on the right the new one . The new one has a bump where the other had none . So I hope this prevents these from breaking like the old ones .
    Keeping my fingers crossed ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jedi View Post
    So the parts came in just now from Pearl . I must say ... I was not expecting all this ! There are enough parts here for four stands . They even sent me the smaller bushings for the top tier .
    I bought my first Pearl kit back in 1980 and it was what was later to be called their Export kit . It was black and it had a grey finish on the inside of the shells . But my next kit was a Tama and then a few more Tamas after that . Then I got a Sessions Custom Maple . Then a few years later I was given a PDP Birch kit but I didn't like it so I traded it for a Pearl Vision Birch kit . I have a ICON rack but I don't use it anymore ... I used that kit at church and it was set up on the rack because we didn't have to move it . I've been very happy with Pearl drums and their hardware till this started to happen with the stands .

    But as you can see they stand behind their product .

    And their customer support is one of the best .

    Pearl stand parts.jpg
    Told you so. Glad they took good care of you. I guess another gold star for Pearl's reputation as being a PR company that cares.
    Keep on drumming and have fun doing it.

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