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Gretsch Drums Broadkaster Series 3-Piece Shell Pack
Satin Classic Maple
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Featuring 3-ply shells made individually using oversized plies of North American maple/poplar/maple, the reintroduced Gretsch Broadkaster calls upon ...Click To Read More About This Product
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The return of a timeless classic.
Featuring 3-ply shells made individually using oversized plies of North American maple/poplar/maple, the reintroduced Gretsch Broadkaster calls upon a rich musical lineage of quality materials, craftsmanship and superstar alumni. The Broadkaster was the top-of-the-line kit for Gretsch in the 1930's boasting a vertible who's who of big band and jazz drummers.
The Broadkaster shell is hand-finished with a reverse roundover bearing edge on the bass drums and toms. The inside edge of the shell sits higher and rounds off down and away to the shell' exterior edge. This allows greater surface contact between the bearing edge and drum head, resulting in added tonal depth and warmth. Each shell includes an interior ply scarf joint that supplies added structural integrity to thin, musical shells. Like all USA-made Gretsch drums, shell interiors are finished with classic Gretsch Silver Sealer.
Toms are outfitted with Gretsch' "302" 3mm, double-flanged steel hoops. These hoops are similar to "Stick Chopper" hoops used in the 1950s, but are constructed out of a heavier gauge steel to stand up to today' more aggressive playing styles. The 302 hoop helps to produce a more open tone than a die-cast hoop and adds ambient overtones to the overall tonal characteristic. Also standard are heavy-duty Gretsch lugs, spurs and the GTS tom suspension typical to Gretsch USA Custom and Brooklyn kits.
Snare, cymbals and hardware sold separately.
- Bass drum(s): 22" x 14"
- Tom(s): 12" x 8"
- Floor tom(s): 16" x 16"
- Snare: Not applicable
- Total pieces: 3
- Hardware: Not applicable
- Cymbals: Not applicable
- Shell material: Blended
- Construction: 3-Ply
- Thickness (mm): 6.7
- Bearing edge: 30
- Reinforcement ring: Not applicable
- Material: Steel
- Mounts: Suspended
- Hoops: Double-flange
- Lugs: Standard
- Heads: Branded
- Finish type: Lacquer
- Country of origin: United States
Drums fit for a Broadkast performance. Order today!
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.