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    So my friend who owns the studio we rehearse and record in made me an offer I couldn't refuse. Although I wasn't in the market for another double bass pedal, I couldn't pass up the chance to upgrade from Iron Cobra Jrs to DW5000s for the price he offered. I haven't had much time to play with them yet, but I love the build quality and ease of adjustment. My double bass playing skills are no where near deserving of such a nice piece of gear but this will inspire me to improve them.


    DW Design Tama Silverstar Limited Edition Mirage Tama Superstar Gretsch Catalina Ash Slingerland

    Yamaha DTX532k Roland SPD-SX Sample Pad Roland PD-85 pads (x3) Alessis Sample Pad

    Tama SLP Black Brass snare Tama SLP G Maple snare

    Tama and DW hardware

    Zildjian A Series, A Custom and K Custom


    Miktek, Audix and Shure Mics

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    Congrats ! They will certainly make practice more fun and better your skills .

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    Yes, inspiration to play is very important. You'll have a blast with them ...

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    New gear requires pictures. It's in the rules.

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    That sure sounds like a nice upgrade.

    Congrats!!!
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    That is weird, I upgraded from 5000's to Iron Cobra's.
    click to see my kit re-veneer/finish
    http://www.drumchat.com/showthread.p...168#post379168

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    Well, I had Iron Cobra Jrs, so it's definitely an upgrade for me. DW5000s and the top of the line Iron Cobras are more or less on the same level I would think.


    DW Design Tama Silverstar Limited Edition Mirage Tama Superstar Gretsch Catalina Ash Slingerland

    Yamaha DTX532k Roland SPD-SX Sample Pad Roland PD-85 pads (x3) Alessis Sample Pad

    Tama SLP Black Brass snare Tama SLP G Maple snare

    Tama and DW hardware

    Zildjian A Series, A Custom and K Custom


    Miktek, Audix and Shure Mics

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    the DWs are certainly an up grade from the Jrs. Congrats. I played the Jrs. for 7 yr. and up graded to the Speed Cobras. I'm sure you'll like the 9000s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nubdrummer View Post
    Well, I had Iron Cobra Jrs, so it's definitely an upgrade for me. DW5000s and the top of the line Iron Cobras are more or less on the same level I would think.
    Yes, both are great pedals and you can't go wrong either way. I've used the 5000s since the 80s with no complaints. My current 5000 single pedal has seen close to 1000 gigs without any issues whatsoever ...

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    I've got a set of 5000's and they've survived years of beatings and still play strong
    14pc Yamaha Maple Custom Vintage (24pc in total) | 12pc PDP X7 | 9pc Ludwig Jr. | 9pc Pork Pie ZebraWood | 6pc Sonor |5pc PDP Concept Maple Classic | 5pc Ddrum Dominion | 5pc Orbitone |4pc Sonor Martini | 58 Snare drums and growing!

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    Congrats..............the 5000s are definitely great pedals

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    I just sold my IC Jrs on eBay. With the shipping included, I came out a bit under what I paid for them, but I got several years use out of them and I can't justify keeping 2 double pedals. Gotta try to keep the growing gear under control.


    DW Design Tama Silverstar Limited Edition Mirage Tama Superstar Gretsch Catalina Ash Slingerland

    Yamaha DTX532k Roland SPD-SX Sample Pad Roland PD-85 pads (x3) Alessis Sample Pad

    Tama SLP Black Brass snare Tama SLP G Maple snare

    Tama and DW hardware

    Zildjian A Series, A Custom and K Custom


    Miktek, Audix and Shure Mics

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    In the past, I used to play the 5000 series....................nice pedals.
    Gretsch USA & Zildjian
    (What Else Would I Ever Need ?)


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    I got a pair of DW5k's doubles and their rock solid pedals! Great upgrade nub!

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    went from iron cobras to a DW5000 ... the 5000 suits my playing style a bit better

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