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Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal   

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The essential features of Tama's vaunted Iron Cobra, boiled down and engineered for blinding speed. New features include the Fastball Bearing, Lite S...Click To Read More About This Product

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Lightning fast with serious power.

The essential features of Tama's vaunted Iron Cobra, boiled down and engineered for blinding speed. New features include the Fastball Bearing, Lite Sprocket, Super Spring, and Projector Beater.

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  • Fastball Bearing
  • Lite Sprocket
  • Super Spring

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TamaSpeed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal
 
4.7

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (20)
  • Easy to use (14)
  • Functional (14)
  • Improves sound (4)
  • Smooth (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (11)
  • Practicing (11)
  • Back-up (3)
  • Metal (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Busted spring in less than a year. Boo!

This review is coming from a fan of Tama for some 20+ years and an owner of an Iron Cobra for 10+ years. Tama has made and continues to make fantastic drums and...Read complete review

This review is coming from a fan of Tama for some 20+ years and an owner of an Iron Cobra for 10+ years. Tama has made and continues to make fantastic drums and insanely tough hardware. I never broke anything on any of my Tama equipment. I've owned my Speed Cobra since April 2013 and the pedal never left the house. In fact, I never even changed the factory settings on anything except the beater height, as they played great right out of the box. I practice progressive speed punk/metal about an hour a day on my 2Box kit. The spring broke from the master pedal in the middle of my regular practice. Really disappointed given Tama's reputation, the other reviews I've read reporting broken springs, and especially as I don't have a spare spring handy. Luckily I didn't liquidate my Iron Cobras which have never failed me, so they're back on the kit. And to top it off, I couldn't even find the HP910-7S on MusiciansFriend.com. Poop! OK, I'm done whining. Good pedals though, and definitely an upgrade from my Iron Cobras, but buyer beware! \m/

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as impressed as I thought I'd be

I bought a Double Speed Cobra after trying one out in a shop that was set up on a Roland V-Drums kit. The feel and balance was extremely smooth and the quality of construction...Read complete review

I bought a Double Speed Cobra after trying one out in a shop that was set up on a Roland V-Drums kit. The feel and balance was extremely smooth and the quality of construction seemed to be very high. It impressed me enough to go ahead and purchase one. The problem I had with it was not evident until I got them back home and started using them on my acoustic drum kit. The design of the Double Speed Cobra is such that it has the beaters striking the head unevenly centered on the drum. The main beater hits the drum in the center and the slave hits the head off to the left. The result is a different tone and feel from each beater. It's certsinly not what I would have expected from a high end double pedal. I feel like it's a design that should have been different and could have been easily made so that the attack and feel would be the same. I sold the Speed Cobra and went back to my Pearl Double Eliminator which I am still happy with. After all these years the Eliminator is still a very nice pedal, especially for the money, when most of the high end pedals are now going for $400-$600.

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1.0

Don't buy this

By Dexter the musician

from Edmonton Alberta

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

    Cons

    • Not Functional

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

      I just stripped the screws to my pedals. I got one off and noticed it was glued in there making it impossible to change out lefty kicks to righty kicks. Don't support this scam for extra money!

       
      5.0

      solid

      By Drew

      from PA

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

          First mid-high quality pedal. It works great. My speed has definitely improved. Very smooth no problems so far after 4 months of heavy use. The only issue I ran into (that i haven't looked too far into) is the left pedal has some trouble staying i place. I play on carpet and it has the spikes to prevent it from moving however I still get some slippage. Other than that no worries. I also switched the beaters immediately because I read reviews that the original beaters could damage your base head.

           
          5.0

          is perfect, so softly and so strong

          By Chris Becher

          from Sarasota Fl

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

            is so easy to mount, and is lighter than many many others

            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Busted spring in less than a year. Boo!

            By ThrashPunk73x

            from Framingham, MA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional

            Cons

            • Broken Spring
            • Poor Quality
            • Spring

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

              This review is coming from a fan of Tama for some 20+ years and an owner of an Iron Cobra for 10+ years. Tama has made and continues to make fantastic drums and insanely tough hardware. I never broke anything on any of my Tama equipment. I've owned my Speed Cobra since April 2013 and the pedal never left the house. In fact, I never even changed the factory settings on anything except the beater height, as they played great right out of the box. I practice progressive speed punk/metal about an hour a day on my 2Box kit. The spring broke from the master pedal in the middle of my regular practice. Really disappointed given Tama's reputation, the other reviews I've read reporting broken springs, and especially as I don't have a spare spring handy. Luckily I didn't liquidate my Iron Cobras which have never failed me, so they're back on the kit. And to top it off, I couldn't even find the HP910-7S on MusiciansFriend.com. Poop! OK, I'm done whining. Good pedals though, and definitely an upgrade from my Iron Cobras, but buyer beware! \m/

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              amazing except for 1 small problem

              By jez

              from milford pa

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                  amazing smooth pedal. perfect for everything. the 1 minor flaw is that within 2 weeks of using this pedal I snapped both of the springs .. easily replaced with a standard tama replacement spring. no problems since. I have heard others say the stock springs do tend to snap

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Not a fan of these.

                  By Childersdrums

                  from Phoenix Az

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy
                  • Poorly Built
                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Pedal Boards Are Nice
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                  Ive owned a few pedals in my time. Eliminators, Iron cobras and dw9000s.

                  A buddy of mine i toured with had gotten a brand new pair of these sent to a venue we were playing at "as back up's".
                  He let me use them for the rest of the tour due to my eliminators breaking. I absolutely fell in love with how these pedals felt. The pedalboard felt nice and they were easy to set up and adjust. However, 2 shows into playing with them. The right beaters and cam assembly as a whole just became extremely loose. I could almost touch both beaters together. And the pedals itself would actually start to lose their feel.
                  For the buck? I would suggest them for a beginning player learning footwork. If you're looking for a pedal that will deliver top performance every night and withstand abuse, I would recommend Dw9000s. Of all pedals I've played, Those are my favorite.
                  With those, I would get some grip tape for the pedalboards.
                  But yeah, Hope this helps you guys out!

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I like it

                  By guitmesa

                  from Covington, LA

                  About Me Novice

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                  Pros

                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                      Went with this after spending a lot of time reading reviews and contemplating what pedal to go with. Price-wise I am glad I chose this one. It has alot of adjustability and is really smooth. It won't make you faster but it is alot easier to achieve faster speeds and better control than my other cheap PDP double bass pedal.

                      (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Great pedal, but not totally satisfied

                      By Beezner777

                      from Ohio

                      About Me Experienced

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Beaters Are Punchy
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Quality
                      • Long Foot Board
                      • Looks Cool
                      • Quick
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                      • Beaters Arent Centered
                      • Unbalanced Feel

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                      This pedal is built solid, but in my opinion it could've been design better.
                      Springs, cams, bearings, hinges have the same great feel of a cobra. Longer recessed footboard takes a little getting used to if you're not used to a longboard, but it gives more power and aids when you pull your feet back to play really fast 16ths.
                      The beaters have a strange balance/feel that I'm not used to from my old cobra, but they do pack a good punch!
                      My only real complaint is that you aren't able to make the beaters centered to the head if it is naturally clamped to the kick. When normally clamped, the right beater is centered, but the left is off to the left. If you play alot of double kick this puts a damper on speed and consistency, because you're getting less rebound off the head with the left than the right beater.
                      I've been a huge Tama fan for 11 years now, but this was kind of a disappointment. I had to modify the clamp so the beaters were centered to the head. I shouldn't have to do that to a "Pro-grade" piece of gear.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Smooth as Silk, Fast as Lightning

                      By JUKES

                      from New York

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                        I bought this pedal with the intention of increasing my speed! (My previous pedal had been lagging and was starting to effect my live perfomance.) This pedal has not disappointed me at all!! The springs on the bottom of the pedal are really effective for increasing speed and the pedals are so smooth and comfortable on your feet. I definitely have noticed the difference in my speed and think you will too!

                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        High-end pedal for mid-range price

                        By Revelene

                        from Kentucky

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Tama Speed Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedal:

                          I got this pedal after hearing about all the adjustments and settings with a low price tag. I must say that I love this pedal. It is smooth, light weight under the foot, and will keep up with you 100%. It won't make you faster, no pedal can only practice will. You can adjust the left beater over to the right to center it (Ignore the other reviewers that say it doesn't hit center because it does once you adjust it). Pedal height can be adjusted independently from the beater angle. So many more adjustments that are normally seen on higher priced pedals are on this gem. The only issue I found is that the felt beaters wear out way too quickly, though, not a big deal just get a different set of beaters to replace them.

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