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MF MD HG Clearance Blowout 10-23-14

Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead  14 Inches

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Product #440259
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Overview
  • Coated
  • Moderate attack
  • Very warm tone
Description & Specs
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    $23.25 - $43.50
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    up to - $23.51
  • New Starting At:
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  • 18 Inches

    $19.99 Top Rated

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      The G1 Coated is a standard for coated drumheads.

      The G1 Coated is a single-ply, 10mil-thick head with a bright attack, warm sustain, and a broad tuning range. The coating adds additional warmth, focus, and depth.

      Features
      • Coated
      • Moderate attack
      • Very warm tone
      • Moderate sustain
      • Medium soft feel

      Get the G1 for a solid head you can count on to anchor your sound. Order now.

       
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      EvansG1 Coated Batter Drumhead
       
      4.8

      (based on 20 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Improves sound (6)
      • Easy to use (5)
      • Functional (5)
      • Good quality (5)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (5)
        • Practicing (4)
        • Back-up (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Novice (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        A very good tom head

        I was told a few years back that if you have cheap tom shells, use a double ply head (such as the G2 clear). If you have high end tom shells, use...Read complete review

        I was told a few years back that if you have cheap tom shells, use a double ply head (such as the G2 clear). If you have high end tom shells, use a good coated single ply head, such as the Evans G1 coated. After examining a number of drum sets, I am coming to the same conclusion. I was never fully happy with my tom drums (with G1 coated heads), but yesterday I came across a tuning that made them come alive. I used a drum dial indicator, and the top heads are now at 73 (on the loose side), and the bottom heads at 75. Wow, I finally have great sound. If the top heads are too tight (I had them set at 75), they sound tight with too much boing sound, but loosened up a bit, they are free to give resonant tone. I was about to put in an order for a set of G2 clears, but now I won't. I think the Evans G1 coated heads are the best I can come up with for my Jeff Kirsch custom drum set with 6 ply Keller VSS maple shells.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Durability=3 weeks

        I bought this head because I was ready to take the plunge and spend $300 on my kit to replace all the heads and I was very excited to try Evans. I bought a...Read complete review

        I bought this head because I was ready to take the plunge and spend $300 on my kit to replace all the heads and I was very excited to try Evans. I bought a 13" coated G1 for my snare first. Single ply heads always work the best for my snare and I'd never heard my drum sound so good. But after two weeks the tone got really dull and by the third it cracked down the center. I've been playing and tuning my drums for 8+ years and I play off the head rather than through it. My only explanation, cruddy durability. If you have the money to replace heads often go with Evans for great sound, but if you're broke stick with Remo or try another drumhead manufacturer like Aquarian. They have some great stuff that actually lasts.

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        5.0

        G1 COATED BATTER DRUMHEAD

        By Zim66

        from Okaloosa county ,Florida

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

          The new level 360 products are remarkable. ease of tuning and range of tuning are becoming industry standard if they aren't already.
          I bought the evans hazy for the bottom snare bed and wow instant tune up of my high end snare drums.
          Miced up live its sounds awsome.

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          5.0

          Revived my old snare

          By Gravy

          from Mussel Fork, Mo

          About Me Novice

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • My Snare Sounds Great
            • Practicing

            Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

            I bought 3 to use on my snares

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            4.0

            Good drumhead

            By Debzdoodle

            from Wake Forest NC

            About Me Novice

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            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound
            • Value For Money

            Cons

            • Coating Comes Off

            Best Uses

            • Band Rehearsal
            • Concerts

            Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

            I enjoy playing drums but I am not very good. I my husband and I run PA hire and he is also a musician (bass player) and we have a studio at our house. My drums are always set up ready for the bands rehearsal so I didn't want to spend too much money on replacing heads. These were a great deal and they work well. The coating does come away but it takes a while and they sound good - no complaints

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            4.0

            Worked very well

            By primevil7027

            from Evansville, IN

            Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

            I only buy Evans heads but I usually get 2 ply heads for everything because I play heavy music. But this head greatly improved the sound of my 4" x 12" maple piccolo snare.

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            5.0

            It's the problem solver

            By Sonor2010

            from Hanover, PA

            About Me Experienced

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts

              Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

              my 14" Yamaha Touring maple tom had too much "boing" and ring with the ebony pinstripes so switching to the coated G1 Level 360 took it away. Now it sounds like a great 14" tom istead of an out of control tom!

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good sounding, marks up cymbals

              By Derek

              from Douglasvile GA

              About Me Experienced

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

              These heads sound great on my kit, but the "coating" comes off easily and marks up my cymbals -- especially my ride. Heads are sticking and coating is removable by just scratching.
              Nice sounding heads, easy to tune, just coating failed on me.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A very good tom head

              By Ken W in Portland, OR

              from Portland, OR

              About Me Novice

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Exhibits Tom Shell Tone
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • On High Quality Sets
                • Practicing

                Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

                I was told a few years back that if you have cheap tom shells, use a double ply head (such as the G2 clear). If you have high end tom shells, use a good coated single ply head, such as the Evans G1 coated. After examining a number of drum sets, I am coming to the same conclusion. I was never fully happy with my tom drums (with G1 coated heads), but yesterday I came across a tuning that made them come alive. I used a drum dial indicator, and the top heads are now at 73 (on the loose side), and the bottom heads at 75. Wow, I finally have great sound. If the top heads are too tight (I had them set at 75), they sound tight with too much boing sound, but loosened up a bit, they are free to give resonant tone. I was about to put in an order for a set of G2 clears, but now I won't. I think the Evans G1 coated heads are the best I can come up with for my Jeff Kirsch custom drum set with 6 ply Keller VSS maple shells.

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                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good sound,but weird feel

                By Djazzman-amK8c

                from Montreal,QC

                Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

                So I own this drumhead, and its sound good, but it has a weird feel if you compare that head to a remo coated ambassador.The feeling on the ambassaor is natural and you can roll all over the drumhead,but with the G1, you will have plastic sound if you roll all over the head.When you hit the drumhead in the middle it feels right.Anyway, it is a good drumhead for the snare.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great For Everything

                By dexplosion

                from South Louisiana

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                Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

                I use these on pretty much every snare I have.They have a great open tone that is fuller and thicker than an Ambassador. I also use these on my toms, top and bottom.The tone is warm and meaty with just the right amount of sustain.On bass drum, they just roar. GrrrI highly recommend them.

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                5.0

                great for a snare

                By Gabe S.

                from Foster City,. CA

                Comments about Evans G1 Coated Batter Drumhead:

                At first I never used evans, always remo. I had an Emperor X on my snare. It was way to dark and tom like and I couldn't tune it tight at all. I then got this, put it on my snare, tuned it about 3 full turns and already it sounded great! Not to dark, but not to jazz sounding, perfect for rock. Ill stick with remo for toms, bass, and snare side head, but for the snare batter, I with evans.

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