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Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest  

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This extra-wide motorcycle-style seat features a Cordura top with wrapped vinyl around the sides and bottom of the seat. Drum throne comes with a sup...Read More

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      Rock out in comfort with back support.

      This extra-wide motorcycle-style seat features a Cordura top with wrapped vinyl around the sides and bottom of the seat. Drum throne comes with a supportive backrest.


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      GibraltarDrum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest
       
      4.5

      (based on 11 reviews)

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      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (8)
      • Functional (7)
      • Easy to use (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (5)
        • Practicing (4)
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          • Experienced (3)

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        Gibraltar Drum Throne

        I've had this throne for about 2 years. I sit on it every day, and I am constantly fiddling with height adjustments and what not. So far, I couldn't ask for a better...Read complete review

        I've had this throne for about 2 years. I sit on it every day, and I am constantly fiddling with height adjustments and what not. So far, I couldn't ask for a better seat for the price. The seat is comfortable, adjustable, durable (so far), and supportive. I have no complaints about this throne at all. That being said, its not as comfortable as one of those roc-n-soc seats, but they are significantly more expensive especially if you want a back rest (an absolute must for me). Some people really love the pork pie rounded thrones, but they arent for me. Too squishy and hard to get my balance just right. This seat is comfortable but firm which helps me stabilize myself easily. Overall, I don't think you will be disappointed.

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        It's 'okay'...:S

        Well, I've owned one for about 5 years now. It may be short life span which has caused me to rate it so low, but there really isn't anything innovative about it let...Read complete review

        Well, I've owned one for about 5 years now. It may be short life span which has caused me to rate it so low, but there really isn't anything innovative about it let alone anything worth paying more than 70 bucks for. The back rest bends easily (again, keep in mind I'm a 5 year reviewer), cushion isn't flat, but it's not comfortable and the cardboard/plastic backing is starting to tear off. If you like freedom, you can expect to pick up bolts after a gig as they will wiggle out easily.Other then that, it's average and will get the job done if you can't afford a luxury seat.

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        5.0

        Great Drum Throne....Period!

        By Kansas DrumBum

        from Kansas

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        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Sturdy But Not Bulky

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Long Performances
          • Practicing

          Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

          I am a drummer, and I purchased this drum throne for my college-age son, also a drummer.

          This throne is great for several reasons. First off, it's very sturdy. But this is accomplished without it also being overly bulky or heavy. I've seen sturdy thrones that are a pain to fold up and heavy enough to be a pain to take on the road. Not this one.

          Secondly, it's a very comfortable throne. But comfort isn't about just having a soft seat to sit on. Experienced drummers know that a comfortable throne means less fatigue when you're playing for several hours. And less fatigue means better drumming. The tractor seat is cushioned with a firm, but thick layer of padding. I'm not a little guy, so that's important to me. You don't feel like you're sitting on a plywood board covered in vinyl. Then there's the back rest. It's also well padded, and is attached in a way that is very adjustable, and also very sturdy so you don't worry about leaning back.

          If you like to sit up high, for better toe action on the bass pedals, you'll like this throne. Some thrones only reach 22"-24". This one can extend to about 28". But it will also go as low as about anyone would ever need. The seat is mounted on a threaded shaft so height adjustment is made by turning the throne. In my opinion this is superior to the gas filled cylinders which will invariably fail sooner or later.

          I don't know yet how this throne will hold up over time. But based on what I see (in comparison with other thrones I've owned in my 40 years of drumming), this one should be with us for quite some time. In fact, now that I've seen it, I'm strongly considering one for myself as well.

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          4.0

          Just what I was looking for

          By Bobby

          from Kimberling City, Missouri

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

          • Good Quality

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

          The throne is just what I needed for comfort sitting behind my drums.

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          5.0

          Good support for back

          By LJ

          from Shippensburg,PA

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts

            Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

            This is a good thron gives great support for back if playing for lone time periods and prices was good.

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Office Chair Replacement

            By logicbdj

            from Ontario, Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

              I purchased this for my office/music room, to replace a regular office chair (although no arms, the office chair was mediocre for guitar practice purposes). This is an ideal substitution since there are no wheels for shifting around... a rotational seat, but it stays in place. It's a bit harder on the butt, but it at least forces you up every 40 or so minutes to stretch the legs and release a bit of low back strain from hunching over a guitar practicing.

              I purchased this on sale, but also used (slight damage or defect). The price was great for the quality of this product. One caveat... when buying used I specifically asked that the material or upholstery was NOT damaged, and the operator who assisted me said that it would not be the material, but likely some 'scuffing' on the rubber feet. That was not the case... when it arrived, the top edge of the back-rest had a rip in it... nothing too unsightly, but there nonetheless.

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              5.0

              Solid Drum Throne!

              By FredG

              from Rapid City, SD

              About Me Professional Musician

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts

                Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                Sturdy throne for the price!

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Well built

                By RC

                from Victoria Texas

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                    Heavy duty, comfortable, makes playing long sets much easier.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    So Comfortable...

                    By badomen84

                    from Fairmont, WV

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                      I am 6 foot 2 and weigh about 250 pounds and this chair is awesome. Compared to the little stool I was using before, it's like a couch. It's so nice to lean back in between songs or during slower beats and give my lower back a rest for a few crucial seconds. Very good quality. The feet on this thing are about the size of a horse's hoof, and the back is very sturdy and somewhat adjustable.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Happy with service

                      By Dave

                      from Harrison, Arkansas

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Was in new condition

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                          Ordered used drum throne, and I was worried about what condition it would be in. The drum throne was either new or like new. I was very pleased with the service and product.

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                          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Gibraltar Drum Throne

                          Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                          I've had this throne for about 2 years. I sit on it every day, and I am constantly fiddling with height adjustments and what not. So far, I couldn't ask for a better seat for the price. The seat is comfortable, adjustable, durable (so far), and supportive. I have no complaints about this throne at all. That being said, its not as comfortable as one of those roc-n-soc seats, but they are significantly more expensive especially if you want a back rest (an absolute must for me). Some people really love the pork pie rounded thrones, but they arent for me. Too squishy and hard to get my balance just right. This seat is comfortable but firm which helps me stabilize myself easily. Overall, I don't think you will be disappointed.

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          It's 'okay'...:S

                          By Vasheir

                          from SA, TX

                          Comments about Gibraltar Drum Throne with Oversized Motorcycle Seat and Backrest:

                          Well, I've owned one for about 5 years now. It may be short life span which has caused me to rate it so low, but there really isn't anything innovative about it let alone anything worth paying more than 70 bucks for. The back rest bends easily (again, keep in mind I'm a 5 year reviewer), cushion isn't flat, but it's not comfortable and the cardboard/plastic backing is starting to tear off. If you like freedom, you can expect to pick up bolts after a gig as they will wiggle out easily.Other then that, it's average and will get the job done if you can't afford a luxury seat.

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