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Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head  20 Inch

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    $38.99 Top Rated

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      EvansEMAD 2 Clear Batter Head
       
      4.8

      (based on 150 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (131)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (12)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (2)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (22)
      • Improves sound (22)
      • Functional (16)
      • Easy to use (15)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (16)
        • Practicing (14)
        • Back-up (6)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (16), Professional musician (6)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Extremely durable, great sounding head!!

        I absolutely love the new Evans EMAD 2 clear drum head, I have a 24" Tama Silverstar birch bass drum, and this head with the included dampining rings have givin my bass...Read complete review

        I absolutely love the new Evans EMAD 2 clear drum head, I have a 24" Tama Silverstar birch bass drum, and this head with the included dampining rings have givin my bass such a great sound, also in combination with the Evans EMAD black resonate head, that I have absolutely no internal dampening in my bass drum what so ever! Sounds great acousticlly, miced live, and in the studio. Great sounding and durable product :)

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Durability Problem

        Please allow me to rain on the EMAD's parade. I bought one....once. When it was new, it was everything it is billed as. Within a very short time, it started...Read complete review

        Please allow me to rain on the EMAD's parade. I bought one....once. When it was new, it was everything it is billed as. Within a very short time, it started falling apart. The plastic/nylon ring that holds the felt muffle ring in place rapidly started cracking and coming off. I tried to remedy it's rapid failure with black vinyl tape to no success. Eventually, I had to discard the felt muffle ring and tear off the remaining plastic that once held the ring in place because it was buzzing so badly. All of the damage was only caused by the vibration of the drum head when played - no abnormal conditions. Total life span of the EMAD was less than a year. All of this and it was on a kick drum that is only used about twice per month for shows. For the money, it is a lousy buy. Do like I did, get a regular head, and get some foam weatherstip from the hardware store and use that to muffle your kick drum. It's cheaper and will last much, much longer...I mean really, how often should you have to replace a kick drum head?! Not as often as the manufacturer would like you to!

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        5.0

        Two Stick Way Up!

        By Zane

        from Jacksonville, AL

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        Pros

        • Easy Tuning
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing
        • Shows
        • Studio

        Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

        The Evans EMAD 2 is amazing. It pairs up awesome with the Evans EC2 Clear heads for the toms. I use the larger dampening ring in the EMAD it realy gives it a great low end punch. Throw away the pillow. This is by far the best bass head I have ever played.

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        5.0

        Best kick head ... EVER.

        By Buck72

        from Alexandria, VA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

            There is just none other than the Evans EMAD 2 ... as a professional studio musician, the integrity, resilience, and tonal quality of this head--nevermind it's near-perfect attenuation, requiring very little (if any) internal dampening--leaves no other choice among other kick heads on the market. You will NOT be disappointed.

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            5.0

            Best bass drumhead ever!

            By Bro

            from Conway, Arkansas

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

              In 1976 I bought a Ludwig Black Vistalite Power Factory kit. I've been through a lot of drum heads on this kit. I now have the bass drum sound I've been looking for. Right out of the box my 24" bass drum now has the punch and power I've always wanted and I haven't even put it through the PA yet. I put the Emad batter and resonance heads on and man what a difference. I'm sold!!

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              5.0

              Great Head i would buy this again

              By Bear

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                If you want a thump sound, get an Aquarian, if you want a controlled sound, possibly add some lower end to your drum, decrease overtones, get this head. I still have a boomy sound, i personally do not like this, but I'm quite positive this is from the drum itself and resonant head. I have the 22 inch model, and I think its great. For me, it was between this and Remo's Powerstroke 3, I'm very satisfied with my choice.

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                5.0

                Impressed with this head

                By RICO

                from Chico, CA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dampening Is Perfect
                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                    This head instantly improved the sound of my kit. I haven't tried the heavier, thicker dampening ring, but the lighter one seems to work perfectly. No annoying overtones, plenty of attack and depth. A great value at this price for sure.

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                    5.0

                    Extremely durable, great sounding head!!

                    By Rock14

                    from Manchester, KY.

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                        I absolutely love the new Evans EMAD 2 clear drum head, I have a 24" Tama Silverstar birch bass drum, and this head with the included dampining rings have givin my bass such a great sound, also in combination with the Evans EMAD black resonate head, that I have absolutely no internal dampening in my bass drum what so ever! Sounds great acousticlly, miced live, and in the studio. Great sounding and durable product :)

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                        5.0

                        the best bass drum head,..period

                        By thunder bunns

                        from sewer city, iowa

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Always
                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                        these heads are thee best bass drum heads period. i have yet to find any that are more durable or cost effective, they're functionality is spot on w/the control rings (no more pillows/blankets) people tell me i'm the heaviest player they know and my last head lasted 18 months.

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                        5.0

                        This one has that fat sound

                        By RHS

                        from Salem Oregon

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fat Bottom Sound
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                          This is the first"other brand"name head I have used,it has that fat sound I was looking for

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                          5.0

                          Dope!

                          By StudioDrummer2013

                          from Maine

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                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                            Very good quality. Not a cheap alternative. Brought the BOOM back to my kit.

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                            5.0

                            Excellent product !

                            By David played a harp

                            from Kansas City

                            About Me Professional Musician

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                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup
                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Evans EMAD 2 Clear Batter Head:

                            Just the right amount of muffling .

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