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Old 07-10-2020, 11:02 PM
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I've been using Aquarian American Vintage heads on my Gretsch Round Badge toms for years. They fit the slightly larger shells perfectly but more importantly, they sound and feel amazing and are very warm. Good luck!
Yes. I used these heads on mine as well, as modern-sized heads didn't fit.
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Old 07-11-2020, 04:10 PM
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Man, it's a squeeze getting the Aquarian Amer Vintage inside the die cast hoop! Goes on the (floor tom) shell just right but it's a tight fit on the hoop.
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Old 07-12-2020, 01:50 AM
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Man, it's a squeeze getting the Aquarian Amer Vintage inside the die cast hoop! Goes on the (floor tom) shell just right but it's a tight fit on the hoop.
That's Good to know (sorry) Guess they'd be ok on a Bass Drum (with the wood hoops..
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Old 07-12-2020, 03:43 PM
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Ah yes, the bass drum, the one drum I'm not putting any of these heads on! I already have a Super Kick II on the batter and I'm trying a couple different reso heads to find something that fits the drum and something that fits the kit.
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Old 07-12-2020, 04:04 PM
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Default Re: Gretsch RB, what heads are you using?

Most heads will sound nice on Gretsch..if you want to go rock..oil heads are nice..
Heres mine w/Remo Ambassadors..jazzy..
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Old 07-12-2020, 04:26 PM
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Emile! How ya been? Joe/.
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Old 07-12-2020, 04:33 PM
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Emile! How ya been? Joe/.
Not bad Joe thx for askin!
Hope you are ok as well!
Tough times..
Still play every day for myself though...therapy..
I cant imagine people are rushin out to play gigs..
World has changed..
Stay well!
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Old 07-13-2020, 01:06 PM
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Exactly, Emile!
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Old 07-13-2020, 04:00 PM
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Default Re: Gretsch RB, what heads are you using?

American Vintage heads look good, too
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Old 07-23-2020, 12:23 PM
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Default Re: Gretsch RB, what heads are you using?

Floor tom done!

Mostly vintage hardware on it with a few repro pieces here and there. I'm digging the Aquarians so far, nice tone to them. When I finished tuning ti up I just had to set up a little kit to take it for a spin!



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