Yamaha Maple Custom (GOLD LUGS!) | Remo Coated Ambassadors | 18/10/12/14/16

Mostly Bop Drums

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Dec 13, 2020
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It's Yamaha season here at Mostly Bop! The first of our Yamaha kits is an original Maple Custom bop kit in Natural Gloss.
For this demo, we used Remo Coated Ambassadors on the batters, and Clear Ambassadors on the resos. On the bass drum reso, we used a Remo Fiberskyn.

18 x 14 Bass Drum
10 x 8 Rack Tom
12 x 8 Rack Tom
14 x 14 Floor Tom
16 x 16 Floor Tom

The toms are 7-ply maple, and the bass drum is 10-ply maple.

Snare: Yamaha Beech Custom 14 x 7 with Vintage Wood Hoops
Cymbals: 22" Ottaviano Ride (2385g), 20" Vintage Zildjian Avedis Ride modified by Eric Binder (1770g), 14" Vintage 1960s Zildjian Avedis Hi-Hats (1112g B / 844g T).

We used two AKG C214 microphones as overheads, a Shure SM57 on the snare, and an AKG d112 on the bass drum.