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Pearl Reference Pure Standard Shell Pack
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Pearl Reference Pure Standard Shell Pack is made for drummers who will settle for nothing less than no-compromise tone, with every drum performing a...Click To Read More About This Product
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A thin-shelled variant on the celebrated Reference series.
Pearl Reference Pure Standard Shell Pack is made for drummers who will settle for nothing less than no-compromise tone, with every drum performing at its optimal capacity. Pearl's Reference Pure Series proudly expands the legacy of Pearl's original Reference Series drums by using the exact same shell composition formula, the same number and type of wood plies, and the same task-specific bearing edges. The resulting Reference shell is then re-designed to be slightly thinner, highly resonant, lower mass version of the original.
Reference Pure Series drums use a combination of task-specific bearing edges and 3 time proven woods: birch, maple, and African mahogany. Using maple as a sole material has long been the traditional choice for shells for good reason. Maple provides smooth, well-balanced tone that is perfect for a 12" tom. Subsequently, all Reference Series 12" toms are composed of 6 thin plies of maple. The only single wood shell in the series. The 10" and 8" toms receive 4 thin plies of maple with 2 inner thin plies of birch for cut and attack. And for maximum response, all 13" and smaller toms have a rounded 45Â° bearing edge.
Beginning with the 13" tom and larger, mahogany is added to the inner plies to increase the lower frequencies and accentuate the warmth of the maple. The 14" toms and larger begin using a fully rounded bearing edge for even more shell contact. 18" and 20" bass drums use 4 inner thin plies of mahogany with 2 outer thin plies of maple. As the size of the bass drums increase, so does the amount of mahogany. 22" and 24" bass drums incorporate an amazing 6 inner thin plies of mahogany surrounded by 2 outer thin plies of maple for the ultimate in solid responsive bass frequencies.
This configuration features a 22" x 18" kick, 12" x 9" and 13" x 10" toms and 16" x 16" floor tom. Snare drum, cymbals and hardware are sold separately.
- Bass Drum(s): 22" x 18"
- Tom(s): 12" x 9", 13" x 10"
- Floor Tom(s): 16" x 16"
- Snare: Not Applicable
- Total Pieces: 4
- Hardware: Not Applicable
- Cymbals: Not Applicable
- Shell Material: Blended
- Construction: 6-Ply
- Thickness (mm): Multiple
- Bearing Edge: 45°
- Reinforcement Ring: Not Applicable
- Material: Steel
- Mounts: Suspended
- Hoops: Proprietary
- Lugs: Tube
- Heads: Branded
- Finish Type: Lacquer
- Country of Origin: Taiwan
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