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Gon Bops Orestes Vilato Signature Timbales 14 in./15 in. Aluminum

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1500000227949   POS #:114801806
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Designed with legendary timbalero Orestes Vilato, these finely crafted drums are a real joy to play! From their simple, elegant design all the way through to the sturdy supplied stand, quality underpins every aspect of these instruments. The 14”/15” aluminum shells are a shallow 4” in depth and rolled over at each end for a perfectly flat and level...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $499.00
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Overview

Designed with legendary timbalero Orestes Vilato, these finely crafted drums are a real joy to play! From their simple, elegant design all the way through to the sturdy supplied stand, quality underpins every aspect of these instruments. The 14”/15” aluminum shells are a shallow 4” in depth and rolled over at each end for a perfectly flat and level bearing edge. The shallow design allows the drums to be stacked and transported in a standard snare drum case, which coupled with their light weight, makes them extremely portable. The shallow shell design also allows you to reach under and play inside the shell, a classic Orestes Vilato technique!

Each shell features five tuning points: a simple bracket designed to house the chunky, recessed tuning rods, with supplied tuning wrench to increase or decrease tension. The thin, authentic feeling heads are held in place by perfectly round, pressed-steel hoops. In addition, the included sturdy, double-braced stand offers large wing nuts for quick, easy adjustment, and large memory locks to hold everything securely in place.

The shallow, lightweight aluminum shells produce deep rich tones to accompany their initial bright, clear attack. Rim shots produce full, warm, loud tones, accompanied by high-pitched overtones, a result of the thin, aluminum shells. The cascara is warm, but loud enough to be heard through any wall of sound!

Features

  • Designed with legendary timbalero Orestes Vilato
  • 14”/15” aluminum shells with shallow 4" depth
  • Light weight
  • Flat and level bearing edge
  • Can be stacked and transported in a standard snare drum case
  • Five tuning points
  • Thin, authentic feeling heads
  • Pressed-steel hoops
  • Sturdy, double-braced stand
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