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Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne  

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Hard drum throne surfaces can be very uncomfortable and difficult to endure for extended periods of time. Without solid support and comfort, a drumme...Read More

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      Go soft on your bum... so you can play hard.

      Hard drum throne surfaces can be very uncomfortable and difficult to endure for extended periods of time. Without solid support and comfort, a drummer's style and creativity can be severely impaired.

      Gibraltar's Softy Throne incorporates a top-grade 5"-thick cushion and an outer layer of plush Cordura fabric creating a soft and comfortable sitting surface. The Softy seat mounts on a double-braced tripod base with die-cast spindle height adjustment system and Gibraltar's Super Foot solid foundation rubber foot support.


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      GibraltarSofty Drum Throne
       
      4.9

      (based on 22 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (20)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      92%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to use (11)
      • Good quality (11)
      • Functional (10)
      • Improves sound (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing (6)
        • Concerts (4)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (11), Professional musician (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        My keyboard seating solution!

        I'm an old key learning to play piano/keyboards; a couple of hours seated at the instrument was stressing my back & backside. The Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne has solved all problems...Read complete review

        I'm an old key learning to play piano/keyboards; a couple of hours seated at the instrument was stressing my back & backside. The Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne has solved all problems for me.

        The Softy is extremely comfortable and stable, It is infinitely adjustable between approx. 20" to 28" height AND you can swivel or lock-in your perfect keyboard position. The padded top is terrific & won't cut off the circulation in the back of the legs. This is the perfect keyboard seating solution for me and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it for anyone.
        Adjusts to 28" high, swivels, allows position-lock, portable, very stable legs with large, non-slip "feet" and the Gibraltar Softy has a wonderfully cushioned seat that will handle even heavy adults.
        Relatively light yet strong; very solidly contstructed.
        There are cheaper thrones but the Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne is maximum bang for the buck.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Softy not so soft

        Gibraltars quality is rock solid and I trust their equipment. But the softy is not soft, I weight 180 lbs and I don't put a dent in that thing. I own their Oversized...Read complete review

        Gibraltars quality is rock solid and I trust their equipment. But the softy is not soft, I weight 180 lbs and I don't put a dent in that thing. I own their Oversized Motorcycle Throne and its very soft and comfortable but bought this throne to tour with since its smaller but so far it's like sitting on a brick with cloth on it.

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        5.0

        Easy on the operator

        By Nick

        from Baytown Texas

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        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

          Very comfortable; heavy duty; as good as thrones that cost a lot more. If you like the simple round style with lots of comfortable padding, this one is for you.

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          5.0

          Great throne!

          By bthomas

          from Texas

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                This is an awesome throne. Great amount of padding, very comfortable, really adjustable. What more could you want.

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                5.0

                Sit on the Throne and Be a King

                By El Profe

                from Pueblo, Colorado

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                  This is a nice throne.

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                  5.0

                  Repeat Purchase

                  By Drumway

                  from White Mountains NH

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                      This is the Second Big Softy throne i've purchased .... I'm a big guy, 6 ft, 300 lbs. I play out locally most weekends. My throne gets a lot of hours on it. After two years and the need for a student throne in my lesson studio, I bought a new one. In comparison, the first throne had not lost much of it's comfort. I've played Roc-n-Soc, Pork Pie, Tama and some others over the years. This is a rock solid and comfortable throne ..... and at a cost MUCH lower than others

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                      5.0

                      Great quality and comfort for the price

                      By Jasper

                      from Cortland Ohio

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Great Throne For 9000
                      • Outstanding For The Price

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                        this throne has excellent quality and comfort for this price point.

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                        5.0

                        sit down and play

                        By animal

                        from sharon- pa.

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Strong And Sturdy

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Use Any Time

                        Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                        i am 235lbs i just locked in the height and forgot about it.

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                        5.0

                        Softy is Hefty for Big Boys

                        By Tez

                        from Huntsville, AL

                        About Me Experienced

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gigs
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                          After reading several reviews before deciding on the softy I will agree that it takes a lot of pressure off of the butt, back rest not needed unless you really want it. Sat through a 5 hour practice session with breaks and no butt issues. Good height, sturdy feet and swivels a little bit to give some room when moving around the drum set. last but not least I am a big guy 5ft 11in 250lbs and it supports me!

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Comfortable and sturdy...

                          By Sam

                          from Houston, TX

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality
                          • Very Comfortable

                          Cons

                          • Nothing I Can Think Of

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                          Being on the heavy side, I really appreciate how sturdy this throne is and how it can handle my weight easily, without problems. Also, find it easier to adjust than other thrones I have owned.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          "I would buy this product again and agai

                          By joe z

                          from Williamstown, NJ

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality
                          • Great product
                          • Very Comfortable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                              extremly comfortable could sit on it all day.

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                              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Softy not so soft

                              By Toast

                              from NY

                              About Me Professional Musician

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Functional
                              • GREAT QUALITY

                              Cons

                              • Hard As A Rock

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Gibraltar Softy Drum Throne:

                                Gibraltars quality is rock solid and I trust their equipment. But the softy is not soft, I weight 180 lbs and I don't put a dent in that thing. I own their Oversized Motorcycle Throne and its very soft and comfortable but bought this throne to tour with since its smaller but so far it's like sitting on a brick with cloth on it.

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