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Old 3rd August 2020
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Originally Posted by mrmike186 View Post
It’s one thing if you already have acrilic drums but given a choice for recording I would look to something else. If it’s loud you’re looking for you really can’t go wrong with good old fashioned maple shell. Compare an old mahogany/poplar shell to a modern maple shell and maybe the most obvious difference is how much lowder the maple is but it still records great.
What are your thoughts on modern poplar? By virtue of what I found and bought, my kick is poplar (GP I think) and my FT too (Pearl Export). Both are modern as to shell thickness and edges, I would think.