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Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment  

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      Ease your back tension while you drum.

      This Gibraltar post-mount back rest mounts to standard throne base post. Note: Do not use on hydraulic drum thrones.


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      GibraltarUniversal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment
       
      4.5

      (based on 13 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to use (5)
      • Good quality (5)
      • Functional (4)

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          Excellent Product!!

          The Gibraltar Universal Back Rest is an awesome product! I had lower back surgery in 2010 and have since had difficulty playing drums for longer than an hour without my lower back hurting. Being...Read complete review

          The Gibraltar Universal Back Rest is an awesome product! I had lower back surgery in 2010 and have since had difficulty playing drums for longer than an hour without my lower back hurting. Being able to lean back during performances has made playing fun once again. You will not be disappointed, even if your back is healthy.

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          Weak Backrest...

          This back rest looks nice, feels nice, but if you lean back, or put more than a few pounds stress, it bends at the curve. Takes very little pressure to bend it...Read complete review

          This back rest looks nice, feels nice, but if you lean back, or put more than a few pounds stress, it bends at the curve. Takes very little pressure to bend it back in place but the same thing will happen again. Pity really...looks stronger than it is. I'm taking mine to a welder to have beefed up and rechromed.

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          5.0

          every throne should have this

          By Sonor2010

          from Hanover, PA

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

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              Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

              Every throne should have this attachment. It attaches easily to an existing, solid throne tube at any point, allowing for further height adjustment.
              I wish the backrest had a bit of movement as many drafting chair backs do but it's easier to gig with than a drafting chair!

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              4.0

              Satisfied

              By wkt

              from Hadley, NY

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                    Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                    Works for me

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                    5.0

                    Nice

                    By AddictedToMusic

                    from Philly

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Quality

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                        Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                        solid. improves power and control. supportive.

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                        5.0

                        Finally a little back support

                        By Don Sound

                        from Bullhead City AZ

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                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

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                            Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                            This back rest would work on almost every throne and works like a dream. Made my back happy!!!!

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                            4.0

                            It Worked

                            By TD from Huntington

                            from NY

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                            Pros

                            • Descent Support
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup
                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                              I am not as young as I use to be and my back was bothering me after playing. I needed some back support and was thinking of replacing a perfectly good throne. I was looking at new thrones with back rests when I saw this. I tried it, it saved me money, it works well and was easy to install. What else can be said. I saw it at lower price and MF more than matched the price. A good purchase.

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                              5.0

                              Excellent Product!!

                              By Mike

                              from Huntsville, AL

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Functional
                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Concerts
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                                The Gibraltar Universal Back Rest is an awesome product! I had lower back surgery in 2010 and have since had difficulty playing drums for longer than an hour without my lower back hurting. Being able to lean back during performances has made playing fun once again. You will not be disappointed, even if your back is healthy.

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                                4.0

                                Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment

                                Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                                Good value
                                Good attachment. Just be careful where you attach it to. Some drum thrones have cheap metal work, like mine, and it bent one evening as I leaned back. Attach it to a stronger part of the "stem".

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                                4.0

                                Comfort and Style AND Ease of Operation!!!

                                By David Berger

                                from New York

                                Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                                The backrest attachment is simple, robust, and looks good on my Tama 1st Chair throne, which I purchased at least 15 years ago. It provides a nice upgrade for an existing, high quality drum throne which doesn't need to be replaced. Although I found that it was a little bit pricey, I am happy with the product and don't feel that it was waaay to overpriced. I have only had the backrest for a couple of weeks and have not used it in a live setting. I'm hoping that it will be as sturdy as my drum throne, and last for a long, long time!
                                The parts are simple and solid, and it adjusts in height. One thing that is not completely worked out is that the distance of the backrest from the chair can't be adjusted any closer, but I haven't found this to be a major problem, although, it might be nice, on certain ocaissions, if that were possible.
                                Sturdy build, attaches to the seat post well, non-damaging, and yet, flexible when you lean on it. I don't know how much weight it can withstand tho, I am not very heavy myself.
                                I think its a good value, considering the quaility, but, I do think that it is a bit too expensive. I would have been happier to pay $45 instead of $60.

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                                5.0

                                Gibraltar universal throne back rest

                                By Ken Brode

                                from Ohio

                                Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                                It didn't occur to me beforehand, but maybe it should have: this backrest has changed my style, and for the better, i think. I feel that my footwork is lighter and quicker, and that i am distributing my stickwork over more of the kit.
                                the universality of this thing is very useful to me, as it fits both my practice throne and my gig throne. when i think about it, though, i'll probably buy another one for the other throne.
                                Strong enough for me. I am 6 foot 1 inch, weigh about 185 and feel very well supported.
                                For me, with back troubles and long dance gigs, this thing is invaluable.

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                                5.0

                                Awesome back saver!

                                By kjdrummer

                                from Florida

                                Comments about Gibraltar Universal Drum Throne Back Rest Attachment:

                                Another great product by Gibralter! This back rest can be mounted to any drum throne as I have two different ones (Gibralter & Pulse). I should have purchased one years ago since this is a real back saver after playing for many hours. The only downside is limited adjustments up/down and front/back, but otherwise can't beat it for the price.

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