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Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead  

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  • Single-ply Ambassador-weight head
  • Underlay ring at outer edge
  • Simulated calfskin
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      • Simulated calfskin

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      RemoPowerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead
       
      4.8

      (based on 15 reviews)

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Ugly but sounds great

      As some have mentioned, this head looks nothing like the picture. As a matter of fact, they have the wrong picture up...even the logo is completely different. The head you will...Read complete review

      As some have mentioned, this head looks nothing like the picture. As a matter of fact, they have the wrong picture up...even the logo is completely different. The head you will get is white with gray spots and the logo is just a big tacky looking Remo Logo. The whole thing just looks like fake skin...really fakey and really ugly. So don't even think about buying it for looks. I couldn't send it back without trying it first. I've been playing for over 40 years, so you know I've tried about every head combo. I put this one on the front of my Bubinga omnitune 22", with an Evans Emad on the batter side...no port holes. I will not be sending it back and even though I may have to spray it black or something....it will stay on there. It's absolutely the deepest resonance I've been able to produce, ever. And the resonance dies off perfectly without any boingy overtones. I'm pretty excited. If you can get past the looks, this is really, really great as a resonance head. Not sure how I'm going to record without the hole, but I ain't messing with it....it sounds too good.

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      Wrong color head...

      I am restoring a vintage Gretsch drum set. I am restoring the original hardware and rims and wanted to get an "old school" looking calfskin head for the front of the...Read complete review

      I am restoring a vintage Gretsch drum set. I am restoring the original hardware and rims and wanted to get an "old school" looking calfskin head for the front of the bass drum. The drums are natural blond maple. The head in the ad was almost the same color (yellow) as the drum. I thought this would have just the look I was going for. When I got the drum head it was standard white with veins of grey running through it. Looks okay, but the ad was very misleading. If I knew it was going to be white instead of yellow I would have just ordered a less expensive white head.

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      5.0

      Great Warm Sound

      By Daddy-O

      from Roanoke, VA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

      • Not Easy To Tune

      Best Uses

      • Jazz

      Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

      I love this head, when you get it tuned to respond to your drum, it sounds great and endures playing with brushes and sticks. These are made for regular moderate to soft playing but will take a beating.

      I find they need to be tuned a little higher and the reso head should be tuned to the same pitch maybe a little lower.

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      5.0

      drum head

      By robert

      from colorado

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

      wanted the look of the original calf hide heads found on my 1958 slingerland kit.
      at a glance, they do resemble my old heads,although they are a little grey instead of yellowish brown that my original heads looked like.
      They sound great

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      5.0

      great head

      By kay-gee

      from The Bahamas

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        I have this old 26" marching bass that I want to use out more as a drum set bass. Trouble is, it has the old school calf skin heads which really do not perform well in the constant humidity here. I was already experienced with the Fiber-Skyn line by Remo so I knew it was going to be the ultimate solution. I recieved this yesterday and put it on the drum. The Fiber-Skyn, I believe, is the truest in nature to the real calf skin and even looks good on the drum. I decided to keep the original calf on the reso side. It has a great fundamental attack and deep tone. It has a built in tone ring but I still use a felt strip mainly due the large diameter. They even supplied the little impact patch which is also Fiber-Skin material. A nice touch I thought. For anyone with vintage or antique drums, I highly recommend checking these out.

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        5.0

        Folk Perspective

        By Pete Seiler

        from Cumberland Gap

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        I have had this type of drum head on my bodhran for a long time now and love it; so I tried this out on my bass drum. I couldn't be more staisfied and it sounds the way I expected it. It really rumbles and if you tune it right emulates the sound of distant thunder in the mountains. I reccomend this for any foot stomper who wants a boom.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome 18

        By PeterVred

        from Central Illinois

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        I have a Gretsch Catalina Jazz kit with 18" kick.The Gretsch logo head sounded fair, and was ruined (for unmic'ed tone) by putting a 5" hole in it. Mic'ed was fine though.Anyway, just put this Fiberskyn head and it, and the diff is amazing! Full, round, warm tone, unmic'ed. Mic'ed up with a D-112 into my Bose T1 Tonematch using the "kick gate", I'm getting excellent punch without needing the hole.Mic'ed 3" from the head, a bit off-center. Killer...not just punch, but real tone.Love it.As others said, the head in the pic is not right, the real head looks better, more like this conga head:http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/510xAEvPVwL.jpgPerfect for my moderate volume All-Bose L1 trio playing 60's country and rock'n'roll.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Review

        By Phil Schawel

        from Chicago, IL

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        I really wanted a cool look for the front side of my kick drum. But don't buy this by looking at the picture on this website. This picture is wrong. The real thing looks a thousand times more vintage. The only downside of this head is that its a pain to cut the port hole for the mic because its so thick. But I'm going to keep this head for life.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Ugly but sounds great

        By Drumwraith

        from Atlanta

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        As some have mentioned, this head looks nothing like the picture. As a matter of fact, they have the wrong picture up...even the logo is completely different. The head you will get is white with gray spots and the logo is just a big tacky looking Remo Logo. The whole thing just looks like fake skin...really fakey and really ugly. So don't even think about buying it for looks. I couldn't send it back without trying it first. I've been playing for over 40 years, so you know I've tried about every head combo. I put this one on the front of my Bubinga omnitune 22", with an Evans Emad on the batter side...no port holes. I will not be sending it back and even though I may have to spray it black or something....it will stay on there. It's absolutely the deepest resonance I've been able to produce, ever. And the resonance dies off perfectly without any boingy overtones. I'm pretty excited. If you can get past the looks, this is really, really great as a resonance head. Not sure how I'm going to record without the hole, but I ain't messing with it....it sounds too good.

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great as a reso head

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        I put this on my 26" bass drum and nailed my tone in no time. This head offers warm resonance that sounds great in a Big Band.

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        5.0

        Have no fear, these look great!

        By The Shots drummer

        from North Jersey

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        After reading a somewhat negative review, I admit I was a little skeptical in placing my order. But the 26 inch fiberskyn head I got is a creamy color, with pulpy looking fibers, and the visual effect is quite organic. The logo is newer Remo as well. This is my front bass head, witht the beater side a Powerstroke 3 pinstripe clear on a Ludwig natural (wood) color bass drum. This combo makes the sound nice and fat, with no ring thanks to my 6 inch port. Remo rules!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Head

        Comments about Remo Powerstroke 3 Simulated Calfskin Fiberskyn FA Bass Drumhead:

        If you don't play real hard (like me) and like to go for good tone, this is the head for you. A great sound for jazz, but also blends in well with my African percussion instruments. Best bass sound I've ever gotten out of my bass drum.

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