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A feature-rich line of chrome-plated hardware that is both light in weight and extremely durable.
The Mapex HP7005 Hardware Pack includes a 700 Series bass drum pedal, snare drum stand, hi-hat stand, boom cymbal stand, and a straight cymbal stand.
All Mapex 700 Series drum hardware has an improved, clamp-style memory lock design, ergonomically designed wing nuts, redesigned rubber feet, double-braced legs and multi-tiered tubular construction with molded slip-proof nylon inserts. Mapex completely re-engineered both the B700 boom and the C700 cymbal stands.
Mapex's popular OS Cymbal Accentutors have been replaced with multi-sustain cymbals felts that allow the player to use any combination of felt and plastic to more precisely control sustain. In addition a Super-Glide stepless cymbal tilter offers unlimited positioning. The Acculock Tilter handle holds the Mapex hardware tight and can be conveniently positioned out of the way.
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Comments about Mapex HP 7005 Hardware Pack:
This is good heavy hardware but has some features new players may like but we old guys may not like.
I don't like the round rubber cymbal cushions, I prefer the hard plastic and felt cymbal mounts. I think it gives the cymbals more freedom to "speak."
The pedal is a strong point here; it was as good as my DW5000 and almost as good as my Yamaha 9210. Excellent value pedal, a real surprise.
The hi-hat stand is great except, again, the top cymbal clutch is not what I expected at all. The securing nut is hard threaded plastic, and is not easy to get on the metal threads of the cylinder. I am concerned with plastic to metal threaded fixtures but no problems so far (six months).
The snare drum stand is heavy but my two concerns there are:
It is pretty short for me (I have a full sized Mapex set and I am 6'1" tall).
The metal diameter adjustment is heavy metal and very stiff. No quick set up and adjustment there.
I don't like memory locks but if you do, these are substantial and they LOCK! No slipping with these.
I do like and recommend the cymbal tiller arms on the cymbal stands. Very solid and secure.
Overall, I like the pack. My past experience has been with a lot of Yamaha hardware which is bulletproof but got heavy for me in my old age, and with Gilbraltar, great value and quality for the money. I rate this in-between. If you like its ideosyncrasies, it is good stuff. I'll keep it but recommend you see it in person before you purchase.