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Consists of standard sized 13" and 14" timbales with 6 1/2" deep shells. Large drums offer plenty of space for different types of strikes to produce a variety of sounds and tones. Drum heads are easy to tune using the drum kit style tuning keys and lugs.
Timbale set may require some extra time with the initial setup since it lacks proper instructions.
Drum heads are durable without sacrificing the authentic timbale sound. Stand is adjustable in height and position to place the drums in the best spot for playing. Includes drum sticks and tuning key.
The drums may require some initial tuning to get the right sound and pitch from each one.
Small 10" diameter creates a higher pitch percussive sound that stands out from a normal timbale set. Smaller profile is easier to handle for younger students. A great addition to any drum kit.
Drum head lacks any type of included mounting hardware or stand.
Higher pitched timbale drums stand out in large ensemble and band settings. Comes with 5.75" black nickel plated cowbell. Smaller diameters are easy to transport and store when not in use.
Included cowbell does not sound as good or as authentic as more professional versions.
Shells are just 3-1/4" deep with authentic Cuban-style tuning. Size of the timbales easily integrates into a large percussion setup such as a drum kit or percussion station. Drum heads are durable and long-lasting.
Timbale set only comes with a mounting clamp instead of a whole percussion stand.
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A timbale set is a crucial component to many latin styles of music. Made of two single-headed drums connected by a bracket and stand, these versatile drums combine many different playing techniques like rim shots and multi-rhythmic patterns to produce unique sounds. Many percussion and drum players find a timbale set to be a good substitute to a drum set for smaller venues or for a different sound. Sets come with different size drums with 13/14 and 14/15 inches being the most common. Look for extra items like sticks and a cow bell if you want to save some money and expand the set as well.