This is my favorite, (of four), that I own. Original Blaemire shell, wrapped in white, 14x24 with spun fiberglass hoops to boot. For those that have played a 24” Blaemire or Jenkins-Martin, know what these are all about! ;-)
I’ve been using an original Perfect Balance since 2015, absolutely love it. I did change out the spring for a DW high tension one. I recently picked up a non-folding model, just need to upgrade the spring on it. I like it better than the DW 5000, but I do have a DW 9002 which I use on big Rock gigs.
Glad you figured out your problem. I also use the Perfect Balance pedal, but I didn’t like the loose spring tension. I changed out the spring to a high tension DW spring, love it now. Also, I use a 1/2” hole punch, and add about 6 holes on the reso, ala the DW reso heads, love the...