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    I wanted to start a new thread on drum pedals. Im looking for a new drum set, pearl, ludwig, or tama. However, im a single bass drum guy and i enjoy a fast kick.
    I tested a few pedals in various stores and many seem stiff or have horrible rebound.
    I guess its the worn out drum heads or tension on the pedals.
    Is the ludwig speed king still up there as far as fast pedals?
    I dont want the newer pedal that plays like a double base, i dont evn know how to use that. Lol. Ive been out if the drum game for 30 years.

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    I love love love my Tama Speed Cobra, it is the only thing Tama that I really Like. I still have a Pearl Eliminator with the 4 different color cams I still use from time to time as well. I had a DW 9000 and did not really like it and I also did not like a Trick pedal I had for awhile. I Prefer a chain drive but would like to try a direct drive again.
    Crush Sublime Birch

    Ludwig Classic Maple (IN UTERO)

    Sabian HHX 21" ride and AAX crashes, Zildjian 14" K hybrid hats

    Decide whether this is love for the craft or simply an ego thing

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    Here come the opinions....

    See MDK didn't like the 9000 pedal yet I have 5 pairs of them... I LOVE them. And now I swapped out the beaters to the MDD sound controls and they're perfect for me.

    I do love my Yamaha Flying dragons. I think those are smooth and fast. The direct drive version is super slick.
    14pc Yamaha Maple Custom Vintage (24pc in total) | 12pc PDP X7 | 9pc Ludwig Jr. | 8pc Pork Pie ZebraWood | 6pc Sonor | 5pc Ddrum Dominion | 5pc Orbitone |4pc Sonor Martini | 55 Snare drums and growing!

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    I'm still trying to find the pedal I like. I tried the DW5000 for a while I have a Tama Iron Cobra 600 I have a Pearl Demonator and still haven't had one make me say I love this pedal. The search continues
    Mapex Saturn flat black maple burl. 2 up 2 down. Mapex black panther black widow snare,Ludwig Acrolite,Ludwig Supraphonic,Tama SLP power maple.

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    I just went through the drum pedal search a little while back and landed on the Tama Iron Cobra 600. Both my son and I love it. We also really liked the Mapex Falcon series, but the Tama won out.
    Yamaha Stage Custom 22x16, 12x10, 13x11, 16x16 Cranberry Red 14x5 Ludwig Acrolite (1976)
    Zildjian A Custom Hats, Zildjian 20" A Medium Ride, Dream Contact Crashes 16" & 17"
    Pearl P2002B Double Bass Pedal

    Pearl Masters Studio Birch MBX 22x16, 10x10, 12x10, 13x11, 16x16 White Mist 14x6.5 Masters Studio Birch Snare
    Zildjian 14" New Beats, Sabian 22" AA Ride, Sabian 18" Paragon Crash, Zildjian 16" Medium Thin Crash
    Tama Iron Cobra Single Pedal

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