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Slashedregent
#1 Posted : 3/15/2017 2:25:28 AM

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I need some opinions on tom sizes. I was thinking about tom sizes today and was considering maybe 10x7 and 12x8 rack Toms also 14x14 and 16x16 floor tom set up.... oh and I play metal style music.
CB_Photo
#2 Posted : 3/15/2017 2:35:09 AM
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Guys I know, who play fast tempo metal, are going with the hyper drive sizes for their slightly shorter decay.

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#3 Posted : 3/15/2017 4:01:08 PM
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I personally use hyperdrive sizes and I love everything about them. I know people who think they're silly, and others who agree. But it's all a matter of preference realistically. I could tell you to get a 10x6.5 tom and the next person could tell you to ignore the 10x6.5 and get a 12x11. We'd both be right. Sit down on a few kits if you can and see what's most comfortable, if you like the stock sizes, go for it. If you'd like something more shallow, well, go for it.
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Geri48
#4 Posted : 3/15/2017 8:17:34 PM
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Definitely go with the 14x12 and 16x14. Much more versatile than the square sized floor toms. Happy
About 10 and 12 - everything between hyperdrive and accelerator works great in various different genres and tunings.
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