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Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit 

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The Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig changes any 16" floor tom into a jungle-style bass drum. Get more mileage out of your kit by converting your 16" floor tom ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Changes any 16" floor tom into a jungle-style bass drum.

The Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig changes any 16" floor tom into a jungle-style bass drum. Get more mileage out of your kit by converting your 16" floor tom into a bass drum. This kit comes with spurs that fit in your existing floor tom's leg brackets (fits brackets with standard 3/8" diameter legs) and height-lift with post that secures to your tom mount bracket. There are no holes to drill. You will also need an ISS type mount with 7/8" tom post receiving bracket.

Here are the correct Pearl parts needed for Pearl drums to complete the floor tom to bass drum conversion:
For 16" Export Series Floor Toms and Session Series Floor Toms (1995/1996),
you will need 447934 - PEARL IS1216N ISS MOUNT, plus 447961 - PEARL BT-3 TOM
MOUNT.

For 16" Session Series Floor Toms (1997 - present) or 16" Master SeriesFloor Toms (1997/1998), you will need 447939 - PEARL IS1216SL ISS MOUNT,
plus 447961 - PEARL BT-3 TOM MOUNT

For a 16" Masters Series Floor tom (1999 to present), you will only need
448755 - PEARL OPTIMOUNT TOM MOUNTING SYSTEM 15 TO 16".


Get hip to the new style without buying a new tom or ruining your present one. Order the kit today.

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PearlJG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Easy to use (6)
  • Functional (6)
  • Good quality (6)

Cons

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    • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for Small Kit Set up

I mainly play Jazz, so I found myself in a lot of smaller venues. Mainly coffee shops, small stages, corners of stores, etc. so bringing a whole drum kit wasn't working out...Read complete review

I mainly play Jazz, so I found myself in a lot of smaller venues. Mainly coffee shops, small stages, corners of stores, etc. so bringing a whole drum kit wasn't working out for me. I needed a small kit, so I looked into purchasing junior kits and even that Manu Katche kit until I found this. I ordered and it has worked out perfectly. I used one of my old 16x16 floor toms (from my first Pulse drum kit) and although the tom hoop wasn't a perfect fit, replacing it with a CB drums hoop fit it perfectly. Next I went and purchased a Gibraltar Dunnett Rail Tom Mount, Gibraltar Bass Drum Mounted Cymbal Arm for a nice retro look, a 10x7 tom and 12x12 floor tom and wah la, a small drum kit, actually even smaller than the Manu kit. Now there's no where that my drum kit can't be, I can fit into almost any corner. I would suggest though that if you do attach a cymbal arm to your bass drum like I did, you get real bass drum spurs because the weight of a 20 in (i ended up downgraded to a 16in) ride cymbal, well those legs that fit in the floor tom can't handle that kind of weight.

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Great, but requires other hardware.

I'm a grown-up, so I should have read the entire description. My bad. I realized this system lacked a way to attach the the pedal bracket to the drum, instead requiring the user...Read complete review

I'm a grown-up, so I should have read the entire description. My bad. I realized this system lacked a way to attach the the pedal bracket to the drum, instead requiring the user have or obtain an ISO mount to insert a 7/8" post into. I wanted to be able to use the tom with my regular kit without an addition piece of hardware permanently mounted to it. I managed to solve the problem with a plank of plywood with a 7/8 hole in it cut to fit between the rims and the lugs, but it would have been better if Pearl had worked out a way to clamp the pedal bracket to the drum rim. Then it truly would work with any tom (as long as the legs fit, that is!).

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5.0

Works great

By Grandpa

from Chance Maryland

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

    This is just the legs and foot pedal bracket, used with
    A 7/8 Tom mount it works great.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Buyer beware

    By Stick2it

    from USA

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Not Universal

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

    Does not fit all floor toms! Beware, and check sizing of your existing legs! The Tom legs that come with this kit are not particularly heavy duty. Do your homework first.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Check leg size!

    By Stick2it

    from USA

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    Pros

    • Good Quality

    Cons

    • Doesn't Fit My Pearl Tom

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

      Make sure you check the size of your floor Tom legs prior to purchase. The legs with the jungle jig were too small for my Pearl floor Tom.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      good quality for the price

      By Ben K.

      from North Carolina

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      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

      • Additional Parts Needed

      Best Uses

      • Small Rooms

      Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

      If you need to play gigs where space is limited, the volume needs to be at a minimum or you want a setup that will fit in a smaller vehicle, this might be just the thing for you. I actually made my own hip-gig/jungle kit using this as a foundation.
      Just keep in mind that you'll need the Pearl ISS mount and the BT-3 tom mounting bracket to make it all work.

       
      4.0

      Easy way to get a cocktail set...

      By NONA

      from Atlanta, GA

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

          Bought a cheapo set of shells. Converted the floor Tom and used the 12" Tom on a snare stand. Removed the mount from the 12" Tom and installed into the Floor Tom to be used with this conversion kit...happened to fit perfectly. Attached the 13" to the Ride cymbal stand to be used as floor Tom.
          Great for gigging at small venues...

           
          5.0

          Cool Kicks!!!

          By Hambone

          from Mt. Clemens, MI

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

              Bought a 16" PDP M5 tobacco burst finish floor tom and installed this conversion kit along with a Gibraltor pedal. Works great and I get a lot of comments on how cool this set up looks. I perform in an acoustic duo playing acoustic bass and use this "mini" bass drum set up to add some bottom end beats. Easy to transport and fun to play.

               
              5.0

              Very cool system

              By Drummer Bart

              from Northlake, TX

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

                Bought this to "break down" the set a little for smaller venues and some acoustic sets. I'm going through different heads and still haven't come across what I want to use as a batter head, but over all a great buy!

                 
                3.0

                Great, but requires other hardware.

                By stickinthemud

                from Grapevine, TX

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                Pros

                • Clean Look
                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Sames Time
                • Solves Initial Problems

                Cons

                • Requires Iso Mounts

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

                  I'm a grown-up, so I should have read the entire description. My bad. I realized this system lacked a way to attach the the pedal bracket to the drum, instead requiring the user have or obtain an ISO mount to insert a 7/8" post into. I wanted to be able to use the tom with my regular kit without an addition piece of hardware permanently mounted to it. I managed to solve the problem with a plank of plywood with a 7/8 hole in it cut to fit between the rims and the lugs, but it would have been better if Pearl had worked out a way to clamp the pedal bracket to the drum rim. Then it truly would work with any tom (as long as the legs fit, that is!).

                   
                  5.0

                  The perfect solution for small stages!

                  By DaRangers

                  from Cincinnati, Ohio

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                  Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

                  Lately I've been playing a number of gigs where stage real estate has been in short supply. The stages have been postage stamps, really. I converted an old Pearl 16 inch floor tom into a kick using the Jungle Jig - it's been a beautiful solution. My updated little kick takes-up far less space on stage, and I love that it's far smaller and lighter, and now takes up less space in the car. Again, the Jungle Jig is a beautiful solution if you're short on space, or your sick of hauling a monster-sized kick. Well done, Pearl!

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect for Small Kit Set up

                  By slick82958

                  from Middletown, Ct

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                  Comments about Pearl JG16 Jungle Jig floor tom to Bass Drum converter Kit:

                  I mainly play Jazz, so I found myself in a lot of smaller venues. Mainly coffee shops, small stages, corners of stores, etc. so bringing a whole drum kit wasn't working out for me. I needed a small kit, so I looked into purchasing junior kits and even that Manu Katche kit until I found this. I ordered and it has worked out perfectly. I used one of my old 16x16 floor toms (from my first Pulse drum kit) and although the tom hoop wasn't a perfect fit, replacing it with a CB drums hoop fit it perfectly. Next I went and purchased a Gibraltar Dunnett Rail Tom Mount, Gibraltar Bass Drum Mounted Cymbal Arm for a nice retro look, a 10x7 tom and 12x12 floor tom and wah la, a small drum kit, actually even smaller than the Manu kit. Now there's no where that my drum kit can't be, I can fit into almost any corner. I would suggest though that if you do attach a cymbal arm to your bass drum like I did, you get real bass drum spurs because the weight of a 20 in (i ended up downgraded to a 16in) ride cymbal, well those legs that fit in the floor tom can't handle that kind of weight.

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