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    I've been searching for a double tom stand that is suitable for a Saturn V but am having trouble locating one. Does it have to be Mapex or can like a Gibraltar double tom stand be ok? I just want to make sure I have the measurements correct.

    If anyone knows of some that are suitable that would be great.
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    Why not just order the one mapex makes? (TH682)
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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    Why not just order the one mapex makes? (TH682)
    was wondering the same?

    Do you know what size they are? You could use a DW/PDP stand
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    Is this a new kit? I know Saturn V comes with a virgin kick, but I assume they provided tom mounts with it? All you should need is a couple of dog-bone clamps and a heavy-duty cymbal stand if you want to hang them together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    Why not just order the one mapex makes? (TH682)
    I actually have that and I jerry rigged a stand for it to fit in but I'm having trouble finding a suitable one.
    Mapex Saturn V Blue Red Hybrid Sparkle 4 pc
    Ludwig 6.5 x14 Black Beauty
    Pearl Demon Drive double pedal
    Sabian 22" Paragon Ride
    Sabian 19" Paragon China
    Sabian 18" AAX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 18" HHX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 14" AAX Xlosion Hats
    Sabian 10" AAX Aero Splash
    Sabian XSR Fast Stax
    Wuhan 8" Splash

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    Quote Originally Posted by hippychip View Post
    Is this a new kit? I know Saturn V comes with a virgin kick, but I assume they provided tom mounts with it? All you should need is a couple of dog-bone clamps and a heavy-duty cymbal stand if you want to hang them together.
    yep, it's a newer kit and virgin kick.
    Mapex Saturn V Blue Red Hybrid Sparkle 4 pc
    Ludwig 6.5 x14 Black Beauty
    Pearl Demon Drive double pedal
    Sabian 22" Paragon Ride
    Sabian 19" Paragon China
    Sabian 18" AAX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 18" HHX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 14" AAX Xlosion Hats
    Sabian 10" AAX Aero Splash
    Sabian XSR Fast Stax
    Wuhan 8" Splash

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterBowman View Post
    I actually have that and I jerry rigged a stand for it to fit in but I'm having trouble finding a suitable one.
    sorry bud not following ya, if you go to mapex website and search for part# TH682 it is literally a stand with 2 arms for rack toms? why are you jerry rigging anything?
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    PDP Concept Classic Bop kit 18x14, 12x8, 14x14

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    Why not just order the one mapex makes? (TH682)
    I like those ball and socket type tom stands.
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    If you only have the tom mounts and not the base platform (tripod) you can use the Gibraltar GP-6274 which is the bottom base platform of the Gibraltar 9613PM tom stand (shaded area). The GP-6274 has a 1" receiver that will accept the 1" TH-682 tom holder.





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    Looks like the GP-6274 has been discontinued and the only option for a base platform is the 6713DP. It may not be a practical solution since you'll have to use the L-rods only from the TH-682

    Last edited by late8; 11-30-2017 at 01:50 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    sorry bud not following ya, if you go to mapex website and search for part# TH682 it is literally a stand with 2 arms for rack toms? why are you jerry rigging anything?
    no problem. When I checked it out, all I saw was the mount itself, that's all I have, not the base (tripod) Thanks for the help though.
    Mapex Saturn V Blue Red Hybrid Sparkle 4 pc
    Ludwig 6.5 x14 Black Beauty
    Pearl Demon Drive double pedal
    Sabian 22" Paragon Ride
    Sabian 19" Paragon China
    Sabian 18" AAX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 18" HHX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 14" AAX Xlosion Hats
    Sabian 10" AAX Aero Splash
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    Wuhan 8" Splash

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    sorry bud not following ya, if you go to mapex website and search for part# TH682 it is literally a stand with 2 arms for rack toms? why are you jerry rigging anything?
    TH682 does not come with the stand---a $20 dog-bone clamp will mount it to any cymbal stand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by late8 View Post
    If you only have the tom mounts and not the base platform (tripod) you can use the Gibraltar GP-6274 which is the bottom base platform of the Gibraltar 9613PM tom stand (shaded area). The GP-6274 has a 1" receiver that will accept the 1" TH-682 tom holder.





    Edit:

    Looks like the GP-6274 has been discontinued and the only option for a base platform is the 6713DP. It may not be a practical solution since you'll have to use the L-rods only from the TH-682

    awesome thanks!!! i'll check it out.....ordered another Paragon China today so this will be on the backburner.

    I have the tom mount and I've put it in a base stand but the base stand is just a little too big around and wobbles just a bit.

    and I'm not sure if the other mapex tom stands could hold the Saturns or not.
    Mapex Saturn V Blue Red Hybrid Sparkle 4 pc
    Ludwig 6.5 x14 Black Beauty
    Pearl Demon Drive double pedal
    Sabian 22" Paragon Ride
    Sabian 19" Paragon China
    Sabian 18" AAX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 18" HHX Xplosion Crash
    Sabian 14" AAX Xlosion Hats
    Sabian 10" AAX Aero Splash
    Sabian XSR Fast Stax
    Wuhan 8" Splash

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    I use the clamps that come with the Saturn set and clamp it to my Pearl cymbal stands with no problems.
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