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Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon  Gypsy Brown 

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The Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon is versatile to your musical needs “ whether playing Flamenco music or traditional Peruvian rhythms. This cajon is c...Read More

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      Made for maximum bass and super-sensitive snare response.

      The Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon is versatile to your musical needs “ whether playing Flamenco music or traditional Peruvian rhythms. This cajon is composed of Asiatic pine with a gypsy brown matte lacquer finish. Activate the sensitive, adjustable snares for Flaemnco performances or opt to silence them when playing Peruvian music. This cajon has a rich bass sound to round out any performance in any musical genre.


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      PearlPrimero Wood Box Cajon
       
      4.5

      (based on 11 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      83%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Great sound (4)
      • Responsive (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment (4)
      • Small venues (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good sounding box after some attention

      This cajon is built solid but a couple of things needed attention. It has guitar tunners mounted in it for the snare wires which is convienient but the wires were way harsh no matter...Read complete review

      This cajon is built solid but a couple of things needed attention. It has guitar tunners mounted in it for the snare wires which is convienient but the wires were way harsh no matter how ya tried to tune it, a little tape cleaned it up for that nice snare sound. The other thing is the tunning screws on the front plate were screwed right into the front plate instead of a predrilled hole so the screw only went into the main box, once again, a little attention cleaning the holes out allowed the front plate to float to get the sound needed by tighting or loosening the screws.After said work being done it has great sound and feel, especially mic'd up.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      OK

      It didn't matter how we adjusted the tuning screws for the strings inside, it never sounded right. We had to use duct tape to muffle the strings sounds. It's a decent sound now. ...Read complete review

      It didn't matter how we adjusted the tuning screws for the strings inside, it never sounded right. We had to use duct tape to muffle the strings sounds. It's a decent sound now. We spent a little more and got a much better cajon, the meinl.

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      4.0

      hgreat instrument to start

      By roadrunner

      from Coastal VA

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Responsive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Venues

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        Still learning, good for that

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good sound from an inexpensive accessory

        By Paul

        from Iron Mountain, MI

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Huge Tone
        • Sensitive

        Cons

        • Poorly Made

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        I played at a club for 5 hours and the hands were pretty sore. We mic'd the back and it produced really nice bass that created a good beat for two acoustic guitars. Next time I will mic the front since I had to hit hard to produce loud enough snare. Hopefully the hands will not be sore next time. Front developed small crack after first gig. Hopefully not a huge issue for sound and i'm hoping it doesn't continue to grow. It could be from the cold/dry climate here in Michigan :/

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great Addition

        By Pappa Hooch

        from Johnstown, PA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Needed A Little Tuning

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Christian Band
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        An perfect fit for our group. We love it!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good Stuff

        By Mr. B

        from Alexandria, Minnesota

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Responsive
        • Well Worth The Price

        Cons

        • Not Sensitive

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere Mic Or No Mic

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        I was impressed... Both quality and price. Do not need to spend more money to get great sound.

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        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Cajon!

        By goolobjammin

        from spokane wa

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Cajon
        • Great Sound

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        Came right on time in good shape, beautiful wood with a nice crisp sound.

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        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        OK

        By church musician

        from ohio

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Solid Construction Of Box

        Cons

        • Had To Re-work The String

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        It didn't matter how we adjusted the tuning screws for the strings inside, it never sounded right. We had to use duct tape to muffle the strings sounds. It's a decent sound now. We spent a little more and got a much better cajon, the meinl.

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        (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good sounding box after some attention

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        This cajon is built solid but a couple of things needed attention. It has guitar tunners mounted in it for the snare wires which is convienient but the wires were way harsh no matter how ya tried to tune it, a little tape cleaned it up for that nice snare sound. The other thing is the tunning screws on the front plate were screwed right into the front plate instead of a predrilled hole so the screw only went into the main box, once again, a little attention cleaning the holes out allowed the front plate to float to get the sound needed by tighting or loosening the screws.After said work being done it has great sound and feel, especially mic'd up.

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        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        primero cajon

        By Community User

        from Reading PA

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        Good started instrument, but I will probably upgrade in a year or two. Plain, sounds just fine, and works. Isn't that how most instruments should be?
        Nothing fancy here. It is solid and durable, I haul it from gig to gig with out a fancy pants bag with hardly a dent. I don't notice much effect from losening the snares, unless they are pretty much all the way off. The velcro dampener inside is a cinch to use. The bass is nice and thick, and the snare is nice and tight. Sounds comparable to some much more expensive Meinls, at least what I can tell from watching their promotional youtube videos.
        better than average, as I find most pearl products to be. Not much craftsmanship in this piece, must have been mass produced in some factory in Asia.
        great value. wonderful addition for any percussionist for just a hnadful of bucks. paid for itself after the second gig.

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        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great cajon

        By Hector Cruz

        from Washington

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        Easy to play right out of the box. It is easy to tune. The low tones are excellent! Snare sounds great too. The color looks very nice; the cajon fits very well in our living room.

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        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        IT'S WORTH YOUR MONEY!!!!

        By pearl4ever

        from Pickens, SC

        Comments about Pearl Primero Wood Box Cajon:

        This cajon is well worth your buck!! This beautiful piece of Pearl craftsmanship has wonderful bass, incredible highs, and a delightful snare sound. The only thing you must know before you go on believing this review to be the Gospel Truth, is that this is the first cajon I have ever owned. However the joint effort of Musician's Friend and Pearl combined to give a beautiful instrument, that I am proud to own, and would buy again in a heartbeat if I had to do over.

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