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Lay down unbelievable bass drum licks!

The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal provides all the features of a double pedal plus a left footpedal linked to a third beater. Enables you to play fast bass rolls as well as using the left foot to punctuate the right-foot rhythm. The right foot can play single pedal patterns with just one beater and then kick into double mode for great double-beater patterns - all with one foot. Then add in a left-foot pattern in triple mode for mind-blowing bass drum rhythms.

The Duallist Triple is actually 4 pedals in one. It operates as a single, as a conventional double, as a Duallist Double, and as the world's first practical triple pedal.

One-year warranty.


You'll achieve jaw-dropping bass drum chops with this incredible pedal, order today!

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The DuallistTriple Kick Double Pedal
 
3.6

(based on 51 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best thing since Peanut butter...after awhile

Tough to figure out for an ole guy with set habits. But I wouldn't give it up now. Like going from a typewriter to texting...you gotta want to and then work at...Read complete review

Tough to figure out for an ole guy with set habits. But I wouldn't give it up now. Like going from a typewriter to texting...you gotta want to and then work at it. I jammed the foot trigger that changes from single to twin beaters on the right foot. You just gotta learn how to use the up stroke...practice, practice, practice and now it flows naturally. I actually let it happen without much forethought. I use a lot of double bass for ease of rhythm. The twin beater adds a lot of flare to my three beater set-up. I say go for it, challenge yourself, be special.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nice Try, Duallist - looked good on paper I'll bet

As a Mechanical Engineer (and relatively new drummer - 3 yrs), I was amazed as I read about this thing. My curiousity was hounding me for months, which led me to finally...Read complete review

As a Mechanical Engineer (and relatively new drummer - 3 yrs), I was amazed as I read about this thing. My curiousity was hounding me for months, which led me to finally get one so, (A): I could examine how it works, and (B): find a way to short-cut my standard 2 pedal double-bassing learning curve I was fighting with. My faith was sorely misplaced. Getting used to the overall "mechanics" of this device was very time consuming and cumbersome. Do not think that this "Cheater" pedal is going to work wonders for you. At least not right away. If you are a bit green at double bassing, and you think this will answer your prayers - it won't. If you choose to be patient, and you train yourself on this, what you invest - time wise, will not really lend itself to "regular" double bass pedals, it will only lend itself to your use of THIS pedal. This is a one-of-a-kind device, and must be approached with such a mentality. These are the inherent flaws, and/or the things I found difficult to get used to: Problem #1: When the main chassis pedal is in "double" mode, your right foot is pressing against two springs. That's Double the usual amount of resistance for your foot. It is very tough and it will wear out your foot/leg quickly. It is, however the price you pay if you need to lay down constant double beats by pumping one foot. Problem #2: The 2 separate mechanisms that enable/disable the "single foot double" function, are very awkward. They are clunky, and require more than the usual amount of concentration and foot coordination. Its very hard to do during a song, without messing up your timing or missing a bass drum hit (cuz youre too busy hitting a lever). Problem #3: the design of the third beater, and its associated "arm" for centering the beater closer to the other two beaters, is an engineering no-no. The impact of each hit, combined with the leverage created by the arm, is a bad combination. The bearing assembly wears, and the whole third beater ends up getting sloppy, however with the strategic placement/introduction of a UHMW plastic bushing (1/8" thick washer) between the moving arm and the stationary bearing housing, the slop can be minimized, and it can be almost good as new. Problem #4: When doing relatively slow tempo double kicks with the main chassis double beater, you cannot control the unintentional "rebound buzz" on the drum head that comes from the "slave" beater. If you are pumping fast, you don't have this problem, but are we expected to only pump this thing and 100+ bpm? I could go on, but that should get at least a couple of you thinking a little more realistically about what exactly this thing is. In short, As long as you're willing to put just as much effort into this device, as any other double pedal, and don't think it will provide any shortcuts - you will probably be ok.

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(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Best thing since Peanut butter...after awhile

By Hack Wall

from South Carolina

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

Tough to figure out for an ole guy with set habits. But I wouldn't give it up now. Like going from a typewriter to texting...you gotta want to and then work at it. I jammed the foot trigger that changes from single to twin beaters on the right foot. You just gotta learn how to use the up stroke...practice, practice, practice and now it flows naturally. I actually let it happen without much forethought. I use a lot of double bass for ease of rhythm. The twin beater adds a lot of flare to my three beater set-up. I say go for it, challenge yourself, be special.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Duallist Kick Pedal, Works for me

By Drumgirlbambam

from Seattle, Washington

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

I began playing drums at 8 years old. I was in my first band when I was 13. I have played professionally for over 35 years. I never used a double bass pedal until the past ten years. I can do 16th notes on my single kick pedal but the double bass pedals add some depth especially during a solo. I purchased the duallist pedal and it does exactly what I thought it would do and it does it nicely. I like the different effect of the pedal. As far as the engineering of the pedal and the double spring tension?? It's not a problem at all. I actually don't turn the second beater off. I play by the ball of my foot and never let my beater go all the way back so I have no need to lock out the second beater making it available at all times, very cool. I play classic rock, jazz, country rock and I could use this pedal in any ocassion. It's not a cheater pedal,it's another tool. It's different than a single pedal and different than a double bass pedal. Ya, I could do everything it does with one pedal but I always think out of the box. If it works use it. For what it is, the engineering is fine. Give it a try if it works for you great. I like it.

(3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Just curious

By SacredBlasphemy

from Denver

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

How can there be such a thing as a "cheater" pedal? It's not about power or speed...it's about control. I would think a complex axle system such as this would require a fair level of control no matter who plays it. What I want to know is...durability...consistency...issues with foot freedom...switches....flaws/strengths....sounds like skilled long term drummers say it's okay for what it does, useful, but not any kind of real short-cut....newer drummers expecting to "cheat" realize that it is impossible to "cheat" when it come to rhythm, and find this too complex for a beginning drummer anyway. ANyone can play fast and loud.......what matters is playing quality...does this allow for complex consistent control...or does it just fall apart and play sloppy...

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Nice Try, Duallist - looked good on paper I'll bet

By MKS

from Falconer NY

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

As a Mechanical Engineer (and relatively new drummer - 3 yrs), I was amazed as I read about this thing. My curiousity was hounding me for months, which led me to finally get one so, (A): I could examine how it works, and (B): find a way to short-cut my standard 2 pedal double-bassing learning curve I was fighting with. My faith was sorely misplaced. Getting used to the overall "mechanics" of this device was very time consuming and cumbersome. Do not think that this "Cheater" pedal is going to work wonders for you. At least not right away. If you are a bit green at double bassing, and you think this will answer your prayers - it won't. If you choose to be patient, and you train yourself on this, what you invest - time wise, will not really lend itself to "regular" double bass pedals, it will only lend itself to your use of THIS pedal. This is a one-of-a-kind device, and must be approached with such a mentality. These are the inherent flaws, and/or the things I found difficult to get used to: Problem #1: When the main chassis pedal is in "double" mode, your right foot is pressing against two springs. That's Double the usual amount of resistance for your foot. It is very tough and it will wear out your foot/leg quickly. It is, however the price you pay if you need to lay down constant double beats by pumping one foot. Problem #2: The 2 separate mechanisms that enable/disable the "single foot double" function, are very awkward. They are clunky, and require more than the usual amount of concentration and foot coordination. Its very hard to do during a song, without messing up your timing or missing a bass drum hit (cuz youre too busy hitting a lever). Problem #3: the design of the third beater, and its associated "arm" for centering the beater closer to the other two beaters, is an engineering no-no. The impact of each hit, combined with the leverage created by the arm, is a bad combination. The bearing assembly wears, and the whole third beater ends up getting sloppy, however with the strategic placement/introduction of a UHMW plastic bushing (1/8" thick washer) between the moving arm and the stationary bearing housing, the slop can be minimized, and it can be almost good as new. Problem #4: When doing relatively slow tempo double kicks with the main chassis double beater, you cannot control the unintentional "rebound buzz" on the drum head that comes from the "slave" beater. If you are pumping fast, you don't have this problem, but are we expected to only pump this thing and 100+ bpm? I could go on, but that should get at least a couple of you thinking a little more realistically about what exactly this thing is. In short, As long as you're willing to put just as much effort into this device, as any other double pedal, and don't think it will provide any shortcuts - you will probably be ok.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing!

By you just read my name

from East Windsor, NJ

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

I dont know why anyone would dare say anything bad about this pedal, this 12 year yapping about cheating? Just because you cant afford it doesnt mean its stupid, gimme a break. This is a revolution in drumming, having a third mallet avalible to strike the bass is something to behold. This product exponentially increases the potential of what somebody with skill can do on a drumset, it opens countless doors.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Dualist

By DaDrummer

from Waco, Tx

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

I have been playing drums for 5 years now. I have tried many pedals single and double. I have played on this one, and I have to say. even though it is harder to use, hard to control, and needs maintenance, it is a great pedal. I spend at least half a year, just getting the feel of it, but once you get it down, it is great for poly-rhythms and funky bass. Although I have trouble seeing how it could cost so much to do this to a double pedal. I think if you want to expand your rhythms and you have the money. go for it.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

My attempt at a fair review.

By Honored Shinobi

from Columbia, SC

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

My friend owned this for a short period of time and then traded them to me for my old sound percussion double bass which is when I was able to try them out before selling them on craigslist. I'm not going to comment on whether I believe it is cheating or not because it all depends on how you use it. I am merely going to point out a few things about this pedal that I believe people should consider before purchasing any pedal. Overall, I believe it needs a little redesigning because the beater positions are a bit whacky so the beaters hit the head in different positions so each beater produces a different tone (not noticable when playing really fast.) Even conventional double pedals have that problem though to a lesser degree. Personally I hate the fact that it is plastic but it is sturdy enough to handle daily abuse. It is a bit complex for the beginner drummer to setup properly and it is a bit awkward to use at first. For the drummers who claim that it allows them to use the hi-hat during double bass rolls, you need to admit that the third beater isn't neccessary for this, the regular duallist pedal can do that and even a coordinated drummer with a conventional double bass pedal can incoporate the hi-hat in double bass patterns.. In my opinion it isn't as fun as playing my regular double pedal but I did set up two bass drums with a duallist pedal on each drum and that was actually a lot of fun to play around on with 4 beaters (note I was only fooling around not actually trying to incorporate this technique into anything remotely musical.) I think the price is outrageous for something that is anything short of perfection but if you can get them on sale or if you have a few extra bucks then I say go for it because you can always return it if you are unsatisfied.

(1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Its just soloing or showing off

By Coldtoke

from Canada

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

Ive used the pedal and found it fun to play with. Its not a cheater pedal It is what It is.A pedal to add dimention and flare or whatever you want it to do. I always knew there was competition between drummers but to call it cheating is just silly. That means a double pedal is cheating also.Anyway the price is high the quality a little poor but if you want somehting to fiddle with and you have the cash go for it .But its not for me I dont have that extra cash.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

best ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By ChrisAdlerFan1

from Florida

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

You should really get this petal im in a band called TDR and it really helped me when i was on tour

 
5.0

Awesome pedal

By Wayne k

from Scottsboro,al

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Awesome

 
1.0

Cheating

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

THis pedal is for mediocre double bassing. Most people who use this are cheating. You are doing the work of 2 pedals and getting the results of 3. Good idea, but its not fair. My friend and I chipped in for this. I have had about 3 months experience, but i practiced religiously and even used weights; I was beaten horribly.I'm not angry because I lost, I'm not angry at all,but I do not endorse this product unless you're lazy. If you want to feel like you are an accomplished double bass drummer, just practice and get up to the fastest speed you can and dopn't cheat.

 
5.0

makes drums funner

By jordanguy

from Orange ca

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

Screw anyone who says "its a crutch" or "only people who arent gonna make it buy this"....ive been playing the drums for quite a few years and i can honestly do anything on this pedal that i can with my Tama DB....BUT the fact is this makes it much easier...forget the fact that it takes less skill, the point is it makes Double kick much funner and more accessible for ANYBODY (pros included) besides if a drummer really isnt gonna make its not gonna be their feet that fails them..to be a truly great drummer you need to control your wrists more than anything...and until Dualist or Pearle or DW or whoever make a robotic arm to help you than your really not cheating.

 
2.0

Cheater Pedal

By Pukey666

from VA

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

This pedal is lame! It's made out of hard plastic. And will fall apart if you play it to hard. Its kinda cool when you get ALL 3 beaters going but its like playing a really fast triplet. And it takes a long time to figure it out. If you wanna cheat on being fast with your feet than you should buy this piece of crap. For all you young drummers looking at this...Don't waste your money, its not worth it! Get a solid double pedal and learn thr right way.

 
4.0

Duallist Triple Kick

By Bass Drum 3

from NY

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

After getting use to the foot switches to turn on and off the double bass, this pedal does its job but nothing more. I use an older Cobra double most of the time. People keep referring to this pedal as a "cheater pedal". That is far from what it is. To use the triple kick pedal you still need a good amount of experience with a normal double pedal, and lets face a real fact; when you're playing a double bass beat with a normal double pedal, you can't use the hi-hat pedal. Using the Duallist, you can finally expand your possibilities by adding open/closed hi-hat beats. As far as any other extraordinary features, there really aren't any. If you just want to play double bass beats without using your hi-hat pedal then go with a normal double pedal; they are generally more durable and more fun to use.

 
5.0

Greatest pedal

By PearlMan106

from boston,MA

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

I have had this pedal for 1 year and it has never let me down. The amount of speed you can get with this thing is amazing. Most of my friends have a double bass pedal, so when I got the Dualist triple kick pedal they weren't too sure about it. When they heard it they got jealous. This is a great pedal.

 
1.0

Not so sure.

By IronCobraFan

from Denver CO

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

So anyway, the "Duallist". It seems like it might be useful for creating some interesting rhythms, but I don't imagine it would be something you could use all the time. I can't see how the addition of an extra (and most likely uncontrolled) note to the right foot could warrant the outrageous prictag. (Now if both pedals had a double beater, that might be cool, but if you're that hyped about fast double-bassing, you'd be better off learning how to double stroke with your feet.) Word.

 
5.0

oh my god!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

this pedal is one to buy i dont have it but im going to get a double ive been playing for about 2 years i have 20 piece drum set with 3 bass drums and 10 cymbols. im inspired by carter beauford. he is the MAN GET THIS DOUBLE BASS PEDAL it is the one to buy.

 
5.0

How is this cheating?

By HDRockDrummer

from Sioux Falls, SD

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

This is an awesome pedal. Just like other reviewers said, don't listen to the people who think this pedal is for "cheating." This is NOT cheating, just easier. Plus unlike negative reviews, I OWN the pedal and USE it (Unlike Branden from AZ who "has heard about it" and gave it a bad review) in every gig. Although this pedal is maybe a little expensive, but you definitely get your money's worth.

 
2.0

cool.. but

By Branden

from AZ

Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

This things cool.. but it makes playing drums not as much playing drums anymore for me.. It's a krutch

 
5.0

Drawing A Fine Line

By Dusty Bannister

from Havelock, Ontario, Canada

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Comments about The Duallist Triple Kick Double Pedal:

When it comes to this item, it will create to finely drawn groups. Those who don't care for it because of the price and for what they want to do they don't need this. And those who don't care about the price because of it's abilities. This pedal can be seen as cumbersome, or a blessing by the gods of music. Tricky to use, but in the right hands a deadly weapon. The biggest thing to look at is if you really want to take your bass drum work to the extreme or just want it for the sake of having it. I personally love death/black metal, prog metal and power and in all of those I love speed. When you get the hang of this thing, you will be able to add some sweet sounds to to your drum work. You'll be able to do some great blas beats and thankfully to the second single pedal you can add in some nice off beat shots. Also be able to make make your beat paterns meomorable by adding the extra power, like speed rolls at the end of a bar. One thing how ever is that if your really that far into it like me, you would most likely have a double bass drum set. If you are in the situation it would just be cheaper to buy a single one of hte double pedals and substitute it in where one of your single pedals and save yourself the money. If you have just been using a double kick pedal on one bass drum would would save yourself some money just going for this.To sum it all up, if you are going for the extreme get it. If not, steer far away.

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