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Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne   

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The Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne is a heavy-duty throne offering strength and comfort. The strong tripod legs are doubl...Read More

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      A rock-solid seat with thick padding!

      The Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne is a heavy-duty throne offering strength and comfort. The strong tripod legs are double-braced and capped with fat rubber feet for stability. The seat is generously padded to give you a comfortable ride.

      FEATURES
      • Heavy duty
      • Double-braced tripod legs capped with fat rubber feet
      • Generously padded seat

      Order today for the dependable foundation you need to lay down a good groove!

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      Universal PercussionUP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne
       
      3.5

      (based on 48 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (13)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (15)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (9)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (5)

      83%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (17)
      • Easy to use (15)
      • Good quality (12)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (16)
      • Back-up (13)
      • Concerts (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (9), Professional musician (9), Novice (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Priced to donate, quality enough to keep

      I've been teaching students to play drums for decades. Many times when I give lessons in their homes, I notice their drum thrones are either broken, or very poor quality (sometimes a cooler...Read complete review

      I've been teaching students to play drums for decades. Many times when I give lessons in their homes, I notice their drum thrones are either broken, or very poor quality (sometimes a cooler and a pillow). So I feel responsible to get them a good throne for all the right reasons, posture, stability, comfort to play longer, and practice more. This drum throne has it all, strength and stability at a great price... I can donate it without going broke. Everybody wins...I get a quality throne to sit on when I visit them, they get a good throne to keep and take care of, and the parents are happy for the donation. A great throne for a beginner, or as a backup throne for practicing...Highly recommended.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      It does the job but not much more.

      This product provides an inexpensive, entry level quality drum throne, but not much else. When I first got this 18 months ago, the first thing I noticed is the bolt that attaches the...Read complete review

      This product provides an inexpensive, entry level quality drum throne, but not much else. When I first got this 18 months ago, the first thing I noticed is the bolt that attaches the seat to the downtube does not have a hole, it just rubs against the downtube which causes the seat to move around and squeak while playing, but it can be partially resolved by tightening it very tight with a pair of pliers. The seat itself has very thin padding and is not comfortable to sit on for more than 20 minutes at a time, less when I'm doing double bass, though the leather covering is relatively durable. The legs will not retain their setting unless you tighten that bolt with a pliers as well, but otherwise are of average stability. The downtube only has three adjustment holes and may not be able to adjust quite high enough, I know it wasn't quite enough for me, and before I got the chance to add another hole with a drill, the downtube snapped in half at the middle adjustment hole today. And that is the end of my experience with this product. Don't buy this unless you have less than the forty or more quid that it would take to purchase a higher quality throne. Save your buttocks, lower back, and legs a lot of pain.

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      1.0

      INAPPROPRIATELY ADVERTISED AS HEAVY DUTY

      By 

      from SC

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Functional

      Cons

      • THIS IS NOT A HEAVY DUTY

      Best Uses

      • Backup

      Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

      I purchased this throne to round out a used set that I am selling. I feel misled since the throne is advertised as heavy duty. It implies that an adult can use it. A normal adult can barely get one cheek on the the tiny round, very thin, sit upon. This throne is a light duty throne for underfed elementary schoolers. I will be returning it.

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      3.0

      ok for the money

      By 

      from RI

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Functional

      Cons

      • Quality Is Just Meh

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Practicing

      Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

      A little rickety but it works and the price is right. Great for beginners (like me), cheap skates (like me), or as a back-up.

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      3.0

      good beginning/inexpensive throne

      By 

      from portage, in

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional

      Cons

      • Take Breaks Often It Help
      • Uncomfortable After While

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Practicing

      Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

      I needed a throne fast to go with my drum set I ordered , but didn't have much money left to throw at a expensive throne but this fit the bill.. its functional but after while the seat began to become uncomfortable, so taking breaks or walking help a lot, but I will be saving up for a better throne.....but still not bad if you need something to hold you down for practicing or backup.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      You get what you pay for.

      By 

      from Anchorage, AK

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Decent Padding

      Cons

      • Difficult To Adjust

      Best Uses

        Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

        After sitting on this throne for a bit, it became ridiculously difficult to adjust. I had to use a wrench to pound (and I do mean pound!) out the bolt that secures the height adjustment. After that, I had to use the wrench and a considerable amount of elbow grease to move the adjusting pole. It took so much force that I physically marred the product.

        I gave it two stars because it does work. I recommend getting it adjusted properly immediately right from the get go so you never need adjust it again. At that point, you're good to go. Otherwise, get ready to impart some corporal punishment.

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        5.0

        Drum throne

        By 

        from Pittsburgh, pa

        About Me Novice

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

              Quick shipping, love the item.

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              5.0

              Afforable and durable

              By 

              from Armed Forces Pacific

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Practicing

                Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

                I would buy every time needed. Great for any occasion.

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                5.0

                it's perfect throne.

                By 

                from New York City

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Good Throne

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

                  I'm tri bongo player, with bongo stand and this throne it's perfect for me, I love it.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Priced to donate, quality enough to keep

                  By 

                  from Beach, FL

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

                    I've been teaching students to play drums for decades. Many times when I give lessons in their homes, I notice their drum thrones are either broken, or very poor quality (sometimes a cooler and a pillow). So I feel responsible to get them a good throne for all the right reasons, posture, stability, comfort to play longer, and practice more. This drum throne has it all, strength and stability at a great price... I can donate it without going broke. Everybody wins...I get a quality throne to sit on when I visit them, they get a good throne to keep and take care of, and the parents are happy for the donation. A great throne for a beginner, or as a backup throne for practicing...Highly recommended.

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great if you have drums

                    By 

                    from new jersey

                    About Me Novice

                    Ask me a question

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

                        Great for my 7 year old daughter to use for watching TV. The drum set I ordered from Musicians Friend has been backordered and re backordered and backordered again. Hopefully they will be here in time for her 8th birthday.

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                        5.0

                        Great for beginners

                        By 

                        from Woodbridge va

                        About Me Experienced

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Universal Percussion UP197 Round Double-Braced Drum Throne:

                              I bought two of them to give away .. more then enough for someone who is starting

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