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[NAMM] Pearl Reference Pure Drum Set

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Pearl's new Reference Pure builds upon the legacy of the original Reference Series Drums by using the same shell composition formula, the same number and type of wood plies, and the same task specific bearing edges to create "a thin shell, highly resonant, lower mass version of the original."

The builders chose thinner plies of Maple, Birch and African Mahogany. While Reference drums use a rotating combination of both 1.6mm and .9mm wood plies in its shell construction, the new Reference Pure uses .9mm thick plies in its construction.

 

According to Pearl, the result is "a thin, resonant, extremely vibrant yet powerful near-field experience for the player with the wonderful accentuation effects of Birch and African Mahogany placed exactly where they are needed most."

 

Pearl's Reference Pure features low-mass STL Tube Lugs and the new thin Fat Tone Hoops with hemmed and welded edge resulting in a hoop that is described as both "lightweight and extremely strong to further promote maximum resonance."

 

For more details, visit Pearl's Reference Pure site.

 

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