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    Zildjian 21" Avedis Ride (New Avedis released in 2016)

    Updated with more gear!
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    Gretsch Oversized Shells

    Hey everybody. Thanks for all the info. I took my 16" floor tom into GC (the only store in the area) and seated an Evans 360 G2 on it. Fits like a glove. Based on what I'm reading, it seems like every drum reacts differently to various heads. Remo's are unusable for me. I now have G2's on...
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    Gretsch Oversized Shells

    They are the black nitron wrap. The ring doesn't seem to be very tight fitting on the drum. The problem is the head simply doesn't go all the way on. Something about the gradual slope of the emporers around the edges of the head causes it to kind of "sit on top" of the drum, if you will, and...
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    Gretsch Oversized Shells

    Thanks, Tommy. I don't believe I have purchased any Evans heads since they announced their 360 design, so that may do the trick. The gradual taper on emporers down to the metal ring is definitely an issue here.
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    Gretsch Oversized Shells

    Hey guys. I'm reviving this thread to see if anyone has had any luck with Evans 360 heads on oversized Gretsch Brooklyn kits. I recently picked one up used. Upon attempting to change out the old Gretsch heads for some Remo Emporers, I concluded that these drums are slightly oversized...
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    Zildjian 21" Avedis Ride (New Avedis released in 2016)

    Zildjian 21" Avedis Ride (New Avedis released in 2016) - $250 youtube.com/watch?v=Xr0pSKwyWnY - That's the exact cymbal 2208 gams. This is the new Avedis line that was released by Zildjian back in 2016. It reminds me of rides from the big band era. Some VERY minor flea bites on the edge...
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    SOLD - Ludwig classic maple vintage black oyster pearl

    It is 16, but they just sold.
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    SOLD - Ludwig classic maple vintage black oyster pearl

    Putting these beauties on the market. 7 ply maple. You know the drill. Sizes are 22, 18, 16, and 13. Killer set that hate to part with. Just wanting some new. Only trade considerations would be Gretsch Broadcaster or Brooklyn kits. Thanks for looking! (Better pics coming soon) Local cash sale...
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