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The CP CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag are made from Asian hardwood. They feature traditional rims for a sturdy, heavier feel and 6" and 7" rawhide hea...Read More

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      Perfect entry-level bongos.

      The CP CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag are made from Asian hardwood. They feature traditional rims for a sturdy, heavier feel and 6" and 7" rawhide heads. CP includes a tuning wrench and an attractive carrying bag with your CP221 Tunable Bongos.

      FEATURES
      • Affordable price
      • Made of Asian hardwood
      • Traditional rims
      • Tunable
      • 6" and 7" rawhide heads

      Order today and get it on.

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      CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag
       
      3.8

      (based on 12 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

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      • 2 Stars

         

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      • 1 Stars

         

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      88%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Responsive (7)
      • Great sound (4)
      • Sensitive (4)
      • Versatile (4)
      • Huge tone (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small venues (6)
      • Accompaniment (5)
      • School bands (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4), Novice (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      CP221 tunable Bongos

      The CP221 tunable bongos with bag are the best value for the money.Easy to tune and transport.Great for entry level or advanced player. A welcome addition to my LP Matador series Timbales

      The CP221 tunable bongos with bag are the best value for the money.Easy to tune and transport.Great for entry level or advanced player. A welcome addition to my LP Matador series Timbales

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Look for better small bongos

      I got these bongos for knock-arounds - small and lightweight as compared to my LP GenII's. The sound is pretty okay for little drums (nothing like my full-size Generation II's, which are fantastic...Read complete review

      I got these bongos for knock-arounds - small and lightweight as compared to my LP GenII's. The sound is pretty okay for little drums (nothing like my full-size Generation II's, which are fantastic bongos!), but there are two big disappointments - (1) the "traditional" rim rather than a "comfort curve" style. The traditional flat rims can be hard on the hands. I sure wish these had a curved rim like the LP Aspire's. (2) the lug hardware is undersized and the lugs strip easily. These bongos defintiely need heavier-duty hardware. That's the really big minus. If I had it to do over again, I would not buy these bongos.

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      1.0

      2 year old toddler broke the membrane

      By 

      from Somervile, MA

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poorly Made

        Best Uses

          Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

          Got these bongos for my 26 month old toddler, and he had broken the big membrane on the big bongo within about 20 seconds of getting them out of the bag. Oh well. He broke the membrane on the cheap toddler set of drums a couple of weeks earlier, and so I got him the real McCoy after making a duct tape membrane over his toddler set didn't have quite the right sound...so, the fact that my toddler is an experience bongo destroyer is somewhat extenuating, but the fact remains that my 2 year old child broke with his bare hands the membrane on an adult bongo membrane is nothing less that pathetic.

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          5.0

          Bongos

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          from Ocean City MD

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

          I purchased these for my granddaughter. She loves them, they were a great present.

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          5.0

          Great for price!

          By 

          from California

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Beautiful Bongo's For
          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Responsive
          • Sensitive

          Cons

          • Took Forever To Get Them

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment
          • Jazz Clubs
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks
          • Symphonies

          Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

          Excellent bongo's for the price! Great for our daughter to learn simple rythem patterns. We got these in the middle of Feb. and had ordered them for Christmas present.

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          5.0

          Bongos

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          from texoma ok.

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Flat Sound

          Best Uses

          • School Bands
          • Small Venues

          Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

          Good for the price

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          i will buy this product again if needed

          By 

          from ORLANDO, FLORIDA

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Accompaniment
            • Small Venues

            Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

            Hi Am Lee, i purchase this item recently as a gift for somebody. I Am very impressed with the sound and the quality. This is the perfect bongos for somebody that is learning to play. Bottom line i reccomend this product. Thank You

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fine set of bongos for the price.

            By 

            from San Diego CA

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Responsive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Venues

              Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

              These were onsale over Labor Day. Great bargain.

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              (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Just for something portable

              By 

              from Okinawa, JP

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Responsive
              • Sensitive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accompaniment
                • School Bands
                • Small Venues

                Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

                I bought these to be something for my kids to play while I play guitar. The wood is nice and sturdy, and the bongos play easily. The bag however is literally a potato sack with a string and printed logo. It's as if "CP" found the cheapest bag in the world just so they could say "with bag!" I think less of the company for this gimmick.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good Service

                By 

                from Prattville Alabama

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Huge Tone
                • Responsive
                • Sensitive
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Accompaniment

                  Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

                  Good Service...Nice sound from the Bongos

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                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  CP221 tunable Bongos

                  By 

                  from Canada

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound
                  • Huge Tone
                  • Responsive
                  • Sensitive
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

                    The CP221 tunable bongos with bag are the best value for the money.Easy to tune and transport.Great for entry level or advanced player. A welcome addition to my LP Matador series Timbales

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                    (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Bongos

                    By 

                    from San Jose, CA

                    Comments about CP221 Tunable Bongos with Bag:

                    If I'd know I would be receiving a toy I would have spent the extra $40.00 and bought a set with decent heads. the Heads I have to spend money on is what I would have spent.
                    Looks better than they sound
                    the heads sound terrible..
                    overpriced

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