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Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head  24 Inches

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The Aquarian Super Kick II Drum head is a clear, 2-ply drum head with Super Kick muffling ring. It also features Aquarian's patented "Floating Muffli...Read More

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      The Aquarian Super Kick II Drum head is a clear, 2-ply drum head with Super Kick muffling ring. It also features Aquarian's patented "Floating Muffling System". A narrow felt muffle ring is attached to the backside of the drum head to produce a low-end, well-defined punchy sound.


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      AquarianSuper Kick II Drum Head
       
      4.8

      (based on 203 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (187)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (7)

      97%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Improves sound (28)
      • Good quality (24)
      • Easy to use (20)
      • Functional (18)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (21)
        • Practicing (16)
        • Back-up (11)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (17), Professional musician (11), Novice (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        The Best Bass Drum Head

        This is the best bass drum head you can buy if you want that deep punchy rumble of a bass drum. I have tried other brands such as psIII, emad clear and coated but...Read complete review

        This is the best bass drum head you can buy if you want that deep punchy rumble of a bass drum. I have tried other brands such as psIII, emad clear and coated but they fall short to this head. The key to this head is to tension it just enough to get it to sing. Too loose and it sounds dead and to tight it loses it deep rumble. Also, I would highly recommend an EQ patch as this is my second SKII head, my first one lasted only a couple of months without it. My current one with the eq patch is still going strong 2+ years later.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Broke after 2 weeks...

        I bought the Aquarian Super Kick II after my Entry-Level Yamaha's stock head broke after almost 2 years of four on the floor punk, metal, funk, jazz, etc. I had been eyeing...Read complete review

        I bought the Aquarian Super Kick II after my Entry-Level Yamaha's stock head broke after almost 2 years of four on the floor punk, metal, funk, jazz, etc. I had been eyeing this head because of all the good things I heard about it. You see, I am an Evans man, and I wanted to try this to see how Aquarian holds up. I then tried it. it was AMAZING. It was auto muffled, but not muffled enough that it sounded dead. It got me the huge, Bonham style sound I was looking for. I was very happy with my purchase. This is an amazing sounding head, and I would reccomend it, but then... Two weeks later, a big crash was right in the middle! I have fantastic tecnique, and have only broken 1 head (and no cymbals) in my 2 years of drumming. I had no idea how it could have broken. The man who sold it to me said his lasted him a year! The head still plays (thankfully, like I have another 40 dollars to go buy an EMAD with) but the sound is not good. It sounds very weak, empty and exactly like my entry level Yamaha's stock head. All in all, I am very angry that I bought a bad products. I do not think less of Aquarian, and most likely will purchase another Super Kick II in a few years, but right now I am horrified that I bought a bad product. Aquarian will be hearing about this on Monday, and I hope they give me a refund, so I can buy an Evans EMAD bass drum head.

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        5.0

        Best thing to buy if you want some botto

        By Equipment dude

        from Sikeston, Mo

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

          Made a big difference, it was night and day.

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          5.0

          Aquarian Bass Head

          By That Drummer

          from USA

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          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

            The Bass Head is a perfectly controlled head for any bass drum. I recommend getting it right when you get a set.

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            5.0

            Super Kick II

            By Heypockyway

            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

              Best bass drum head for funk or heavier than jazz...

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              5.0

              Best of the best!!

              By JohnnyDynamite

              from Selma, CA

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                Tried all other heads and Aquarians steal the show, there are none better! The kicks and toms sound the best, bring out the best and never fail!! Just buy them already!!!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Phattest sound out there!

                By Charlie

                from Water Valley, MS

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                Pros

                • Improves Sound
                • Phat Sound

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                This head requires no pillows like another head would. It gives a great phat tone all by itself!

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                What was I thinking???

                By aelevy81

                from New Orleans, LA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                  I purchased this because of all the great reviews I read on MF website. As soon as I put it on, it was great... for about 2 days, then it broke. What the heck was I thinking? My Evans EQ3's last longer than this head. Bad Quality. I would not recommend a product of this poor quality.

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                  5.0

                  Best Bass Head Ever. Period.

                  By Luke

                  from Lynchburg, VA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Adds So Much
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                  • Price Is The Only Con
                  • Price Would Be Only Con

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Everything
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                  I've used this head on my old set, and my new one. My old drum set was SP and had a 20" bass and it sounded BEAUTIFUL. Made the not-so-great drum so literally incredible. Since it sounded so good on my old set, I figured I would put it on my new pearl forum set which has a 22" bass drum. I was worried that since it was such a big drum I'd need a pillow in the drum too. This, however, was not the case. The hanging dampening ring on the inside of the head is all it needed. The pillow just made it sound dead. Now the drum sounds even better. BEAUTIFUL work done by Aquarian. Definitely give em props. Best bass head around.

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                  5.0

                  I'm sold again...

                  By admiral

                  from Atlanta ga

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                  Pros

                  • Improves Sound
                  • Instant Rich Sound
                  • The Sound Is Just There

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Any Style
                  • Concerts
                  • Second One I Have Owned

                  Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                  15 years ago I bought this head. It immediately gave me the sound I wanted. I used this head for 10 years on all types of gigs. Then I was a staff drummer in a local studio and did countless demos. After 15 years I decided to switch to an Evans GMAD. I like the sound the sound I'm getting with the Evans but it took me a while to find the right tuning and Reso control. The old head was switched to another kit in the same studio. That's unbelievable. I helped a friend restore a older Yamaha kit and we went with the Aquarian SKII. Along with a Mudstuffin Bass Drum Reso Pad. His base drum now soundes better than mine. When I change bass drum heads I will go back to this one. You can't miss.

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                  5.0

                  Acquarian Super Kick II

                  By killerkick

                  from deep south

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                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                      This is one of the best bass drum heads imho. It has the just right amount of dampening built in.
                      Offers great punch.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Get these and get rid of the pillow

                      By GCH

                      from Washington, DC

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                      Pros

                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Aquarian Super Kick II Drum Head:

                          I recently went to a smaller kick (20" from a 22"). The stock heads that came with it sounded "sproingy." I paired the Superkick II with an Aquarian Regulator reso. Sounds perfect. If you bury the beater, you get the 70's "thud," but if you let the beater rebound you get just the slightest sustain that sounds like a heart-beat through a stethoscope. No more pillow or blankets in the kick, sounds great as is.

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