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Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne

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This Gibraltar 6600 Series lightweight compact seat delivers premium performance and comfort at a great low price. Drummer's throne adjusts from 18" ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Comfort and portability for the professional or beginner at a budget price.

This Gibraltar 6600 Series lightweight compact seat delivers premium performance and comfort at a great low price. Drummer's throne adjusts from 18" to 24" high.

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  • Top grade foam for maximum comfort
  • Adjusts from 18" to 24" high

A motorcycle-style seat for drummers on the go. Order today.

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Gibraltar6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne
 
3.8

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Good quality (11)
  • Functional (9)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (8)
  • Concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (12), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Its a throne

I would not recommend this for the gigging drummer as it is not the easiest to adjust but stil easy enough and I can see the rough edge post wearing out pretty quick with constant...Read complete review

I would not recommend this for the gigging drummer as it is not the easiest to adjust but stil easy enough and I can see the rough edge post wearing out pretty quick with constant adjustment. But for a home practice setting or a setting where it will not be moved, I would say its a great buy especially if on a budget. I use this for home practice and it shines at that since I just set it the first time I bought it and its stayed at that height ever since (BTW, I'm 5'11" and 200 lbs to give you a size comparison). For my main throne, I have a hydraulic style I use with back rest but I actually like this one a little more because it sets you a little more forward. It makes you sit straight and focus more on proper posture vs them lazy thrones that kinda make u sit back like a couch potato. Either way, don't expect a lot for this amount of cash but if you're tight on a budget and need something that won't be moved a bunch, I would say, go for it. If you need the best, skip this and save you're money.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Save Your Money

Save your money and buy a better quality throne. It broke while I was sitting on it and I only weigh 180. I leaned over on my set to adjust a tom holder and...Read complete review

Save your money and buy a better quality throne. It broke while I was sitting on it and I only weigh 180. I leaned over on my set to adjust a tom holder and the wood (I'm guessing pressboard) on the seat bottom broke on one side. Also, the lock collar is very tight and difficult to use. One of the worse purchases I've ever made.

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(6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Save Your Money

By Play4Him

from Lynchburg, VA

About Me Experienced

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Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Poor Quality

Best Uses

    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    Save your money and buy a better quality throne. It broke while I was sitting on it and I only weigh 180. I leaned over on my set to adjust a tom holder and the wood (I'm guessing pressboard) on the seat bottom broke on one side. Also, the lock collar is very tight and difficult to use. One of the worse purchases I've ever made.

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Good-ish

    By Drummer420

    from St. Louis

    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    When i got this throne for Christmas last year, i thought it was great. And it was for about 3 months until the lock which locks in the height stopped working. The lock is like a screw and it wore down so much that it wont lock at all and the seat jst slides down

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    you get what you pay for

    By Pitt

    from kansass

    See all my reviews

    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    buy one with a post design, this one will get annoying fast
    features? like having to put a memory lock on the post for it to stay in place? the rubber collar that is supposed to hold it doesnt work well.
    i guess its not terrible for the price.
    you get what you pay for

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Drummer since 1988

    By Petruz

    from Wisconsin & Oregon

    See all my reviews

    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    I cannot tell you how much I LOVE this drum stool! It happens to be my absolute favorite of the drum stools I have used over the years. I recently ended up in a financial position and sold a lot of equipment I didn't want to sell. Recently, trying not to spend a lot to finally get some new equipment I've been without. Let me tell you, this is the absolute best buy for the quality and price. Seriously, I have always had problems with numb legs from drum stools previously and also problems with the seat slowly falling down into a lower position. This thing is excellent to keep circulation in legs and STAYS in it's chosen spot without moving downward. It's EXCELLENT! A must have if you are looking for quality and not wanting to spend a lot!

    (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Good but...

    By Briggs

    from 'bama

    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    I bought this throne to use at the church. It only gets used a couple of time a week. It's a cheap motorcycle style throne, but it's just that cheap. I stood on it (i know it's made for sitting) to reach a sound panel up above the drums and the wood on the bottom of the seat snapped. I'm not that big of a guy (under 190 lbs) It was great for sitting but wood underneath is VERY thin! I guess they had to skimp somewhere.

    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Throne weakness

    By lamb

    from tn

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    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

    This is a well made, good quality throne. I purchased this to stop my leg from getting numb on my round throne. It worked great. The shape frees the legs up without numbing. I would not recommend this throne though. I do not like the insecure manner in which it locks the height.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Its a throne

    By funkybassist

    from Texas

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Decent quality
    • Easy To Use
    • Functional

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Practicing

      Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

      I would not recommend this for the gigging drummer as it is not the easiest to adjust but stil easy enough and I can see the rough edge post wearing out pretty quick with constant adjustment. But for a home practice setting or a setting where it will not be moved, I would say its a great buy especially if on a budget. I use this for home practice and it shines at that since I just set it the first time I bought it and its stayed at that height ever since (BTW, I'm 5'11" and 200 lbs to give you a size comparison). For my main throne, I have a hydraulic style I use with back rest but I actually like this one a little more because it sets you a little more forward. It makes you sit straight and focus more on proper posture vs them lazy thrones that kinda make u sit back like a couch potato. Either way, don't expect a lot for this amount of cash but if you're tight on a budget and need something that won't be moved a bunch, I would say, go for it. If you need the best, skip this and save you're money.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Throne

      By "Broadway"barnes

      from Winder, Ga

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Light But Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Drumset
        • Practicing

        Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

        OK First off it dosnt matter how sturdy the throne clames to be, standing on it is just never a smart idea thay are spisificaly designed for sitting not standing.. this throne is built quite well for the price. I got this throne about 6 months ago and its holds up verry well its very sturdy (im about 190 and it holds me up just fine) I normally use a round seat but this seat is very comfortable. The memory lock is alittle inconvenient becaus i like to have a little wiggle room to position my self but other than that its a great throne!

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This Throne Is Great

        By Kevin-RMYKG

        from California

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        Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

        It's is a very comfortable and easily affordable throne that won't let you down.

         
        1.0

        Very poor design

        By MWNJ

        from NJ

        About Me Professional Musician

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use
          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

            The tripod stand and throne are fine. It's the height adjustment. I would love to meet the "genius" who designed this approach. Obviously never played a gig. Probably never played at all in public.

             
            3.0

            Solid Design but Inflexible

            By MWilsonNJ

            from NY Metro Area

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

              I was expecting a drummers throne that had more flexibility regarding height. You Get What You Pay For.

               
              4.0

              A very comfortable throne!

              By Goatwhacker

              from Bluffton, SC

              About Me Experienced

              See all my reviews

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                This throne is well made and it is very comfortable. It handles those of us a little on the, ahem, Portly side.

                 
                5.0

                Nice for a traveling piano stool

                By JG

                from Iowa

                About Me Experienced

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                    Check whether the metal and plastic fasteners all can be tightened to the metal center post. I had to remove a metal plate from the plastic part so the screw went through and could be tightened. I also needed to use a workbench vise to hold the unit and a vise grip pliers to get everything tight. Once done, it is perfect.

                     
                    5.0

                    My tutorial for setup

                    By JG

                    from Iowa

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                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                      I finally succeeded in getting this Gibraltar 6600 series Motorcycle Style Drum Throne set up. I will use it with my digital piano as a piano bench. I set it to 20" just like my piano benches and it's light and portable for traveling now.
                      Here is what it took to complete the set up. I went to my local hardware store and they loosened the "memory Lock" with a pliers and his thumb holding the nut in place. Then I measured the pipe and reset that unit on the main pipe that fit into the legs on the bottom and the seat on the top. The unit has 3 wing locks. Getting the middle one to hold the seat in place without it swiveling was a challenge. The hole coming through didn't open enough for the screw end to touch the metal pole. So I pried off this plastic unit that held the pole in place. Took out a metal strip that was preventing the hole from staying open. Put it back on and then using a vise grip and my work bench clamp vise to turn the wing lock enough to settle and grab onto the pole. Where were the directions for this!!!!!

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Product

                      By Parrothead

                      from Warwick NY

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup

                        Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                        Very comfortable, easy to adjust ,

                         
                        4.0

                        Nice

                        By Drea

                        from Colorado

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                          Na

                           
                          5.0

                          Don't shy away, this throne is legit!!

                          By Lando Jones

                          from Up North, Michigan

                          About Me Experienced

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to setup
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Extra Wide Seat
                          • Good Quality
                          • Sturdy

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                              What can I say, I am thoroughly impressed with how sturdy and wide the seat is. It has a wide range of height and is perfect for me. I assembled in less than 2 minutes and was happily drumming soon thereafter. I was worried it may not be as higher quality compared to some other thrones going for double what this one goes for but this far exceeds my expectations. If you are on the fence, just buy it. It's nicer than you think!
                              Some people have complained that you have to use a drum key to move the height up and down. I don't get why you would need to adjust the height during practice or gigging but some people like that preference. Those that are concerned about it breaking down fast for gigging, it has wing nuts on everything you need to easily take it apart. The drum key is only needed to adjust the height.

                               
                              2.0

                              It's okay for the price

                              By skrunk

                              from California

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                              I bought it on sale to use as my main throne. The most irritating part is the piece that's supposed to lock the height of the throne in place. The thing is impossible to move even when the entire screw is taken out. You can't move it with your hands alone which makes adjusting the height a huge pain. I wish I could return it. The rest of the throne is pretty well made which is why I gave it two stars.

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Throne for the Price!!!

                              By Aaron

                              from Denver, CO

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              See all my reviews

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Good Quality
                              • Great Support

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Practicing

                                Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                                Purchased this throne for my kit at home. Love the actual throne. Supports well with minimal noise!

                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                1.0

                                no instruction on how to set up / no tools too

                                By XINXIN WANG

                                from QUEENS, NY

                                About Me Novice

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult To Use
                                  • no instruction on how to set up

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Gibraltar 6600 Series Motorcycle-Style Drum Throne:

                                    no instructions on how to set up, searched on line, nothing either
                                    very hard to set up, need extra tools

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