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LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga  12 1/2 In

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Serious congas for serious pros like Giovanni Hidalgo. Galaxy Giovanni Conga Series are among the finest wood congas ever created. Extended Collar Co...Read More

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Serious drums for serious pros like Giovanni Hildalgo.

Serious congas for serious pros like Giovanni Hidalgo. Galaxy Giovanni Conga Series are among the finest wood congas ever created. Extended Collar Comfort Curve II rims offer better tonal range and comfort. Gorgeous shells crafted of premium, environmentally friendly North American ash with a unique 3-ply construction technique utilizing steel pins for reinforcement. The uniquely sized Requinto is capable of deep bass tones, smooth open tones, and clean, snappy slaps. Gold tone hardware including heavy-duty steel side plates and 3/8"-diameter lugs. Hand-selected natural rawhide heads and innovative shell designs provide commanding bass, rich mids, crackling highs, and punchy projection. Includes accessory pouch, tuning wrench, and lug lube.

FEATURES
  • Extended Collar Comfort Curve II rims
  • Natural rawhide heads
  • 3-ply North American ash shells

Let your heart out through your hands on is series inspired by master conguero Giovanni Hidalgo. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga

  • Requinto - 9-3/4"
  • Quinto - 11"
  • Conga - 11-3/4"
  • Tumbadora - 12-1/2"
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LPGalaxy Giovanni Series Conga
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

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Gold flacking off rims

Have owned these drums for over a year and love them. I use the rawhide heads in an acoustic setting but switch to the Fiberskyn 3 for rock bands and they both sound great....Read complete review

Have owned these drums for over a year and love them. I use the rawhide heads in an acoustic setting but switch to the Fiberskyn 3 for rock bands and they both sound great. The Requinto is killer. However, what really pisses me off is that the gold is peeling off all the hardware and looks like junk. These drums are beautiful and I treat them like glass, but inspite of this fact the gold is flacking. Very cheaply done.

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The best

If you plan on playing congas or if you already play this is a must have.

If you plan on playing congas or if you already play this is a must have.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Gold flacking off rims

By S.T.

from Lake George, NY

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive
  • Sensitive
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      Have owned these drums for over a year and love them. I use the rawhide heads in an acoustic setting but switch to the Fiberskyn 3 for rock bands and they both sound great. The Requinto is killer. However, what really pisses me off is that the gold is peeling off all the hardware and looks like junk. These drums are beautiful and I treat them like glass, but inspite of this fact the gold is flacking. Very cheaply done.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      tun tun praca ta!

      By epi

      from springfield,mass.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Buen Sonido

      Cons

      • O Negative

      Best Uses

      • church

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      been playing since 10. have many models before but, this are the best i have found.

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      (1 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      galaxy review

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      The LP Galaxy conga is a great drum,I have owned a set of both the galaxy and classic models. But, they do not compare with the tone, performance, or feel of solid stave constructed drums (such as Sol or the new Gonbops). These are the drums the conguiero brings home.

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      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It doesn't get any better than this.

      By BigStagehand

      from Valparaiso, IN and St. Cloud, MN

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      I have never used, seen or heard anything as good as these. I would not trade them for any other conga out there. They have the perfect sound for every genre or music.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Conga out there

      By euforian

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      I purcased these drums four years ago and they are still sounding as sweet as they did when I first got them. You will never need to buy any more conga drums. Smart investment for the avid percussionist. It is wise to get some bags to carry them around in once you see how shinny and beautiful these drums are you won't want a single scratch on the drum.

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      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The sound is great.

      By cocolo power

      from Hinesville, GA

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      Giovanni put his soul into this congas. As beutiful as they are, that is the way they sound. A must have if you like conga drums.

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      mega babies

      By Congadon

      from central texas

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      This comment is for the Giovanni Palladium series, the congas with the exterior bands and height of 32". These babies are huge- and very very heavy, the Super Tumba is truly a king kong of congas, and pal, to play them, making yourself one with these beasts- the set of four with the super tumba- life is great, it's like having total control over the world!

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Giovannis

      By StLouieRay

      from Atlanta, GA

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      I recently purchased three of these drums - excluding the Requinto - and they are excellent. I think I'll be with them for a long time.

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      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      The best

      By Antone-NKyBK

      from Albuquerque, NM

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      If you plan on playing congas or if you already play this is a must have.

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      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      disappointed

      By realist

      from capital of the world

      Comments about LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Conga:

      LP tried too hard with this one. Aesthetically the drum is tacky, the stain makes the would grain look fake (I prefer the traditional look but was attracted to the idea of an attack conga).The gold is a bit much, but the nuts and bolds are a cut above the other lps. The rim is awesome, very comfortable.The sound gives of a very metallic aftertaste and must be tuned up higher to be really appreciated. The conga must be off the ground to really appreciate, although this isn't really the tool for that. I wonder about just getting a djembe for the same purpose of soloing, this drum has a sound akin to that. However I must admit that the "golpe seco" on these joints make life worth living. I'm still seriously considering returning them to see if i can find better value and better looking drum (even though it had been heavily discounted by this site).

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