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Old 01-11-2008, 02:03 PM
keymote keymote is offline
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Default PowerBeat Drums?

Does anyone have any information or know the history regarding "PowerBeat Drums"? I played on a set at a gig & know they are not very good, but I have never heard of them before. I have search the web & seen some photos & a ad or two for junior kits, but nothing on who & where they are made.
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Old 01-11-2008, 03:13 PM
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-never heard of them before but I would guess they are probably an imported Asian kit made from generic, low-grade components.
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Old 01-11-2008, 05:46 PM
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Lightbulb Re: PowerBeat Drums?

This could be it... not sure.

http://www.findownersearch.com/brand/3480162/

Brand Details for Brand Name: P POWER BEAT

CORA & PETER KUO INCORPORATION Owner Details
Brand Name Owner Address: Room C, 7th FL No. 270, Chung-Ming South Road West District, Taichung TAIWAN

Description: drums, bongos, tambourines, drum pedals, guitars, guitar straps, brass musical instruments, gongs, cymbals, mellets, hand bells, saxophones, congas, pitch pipes, mouthpieces for wind musical instruments, and musical instruments stands
Categories: DRUMS Show Brands in this Category

Yeah...here's the info on PowerBeat.. I hit this by searching on CORA & PETER KUO INCORPORATION http://www.cpkinc.com/index.html

http://www.findownersearch.com/category/DRUMS/ This is kind of interesting little browse.. sort through the brake drum manufactures and there are some interesting percussion drum companies out there.

From 1-Come to Z-Plane they're all in there...

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Old 01-11-2008, 06:55 PM
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Default Re: PowerBeat Drums?

Yeah Power Beat drums are a cheap low grade kit. Their great I guess for beginers. They seem to be everywhere here in Australia. I bought a new one when I was first starting out, I thought it was great, for a while. I was young and knew hardly anything about drums. It still hurts to think I sold my first kit, a beautiful little early 70's vintage Pearl in a cool oyster blue pearl colour, in 20, 12, 14 sizes. I sold it to my mate for practically nothing. I'd love to buy it back one day. But anyway, yes Powerbeat cheap, low quality, made in Taiwan. They sound a little better than the boxes they come in though.

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Old 01-14-2008, 10:47 AM
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Default Re: PowerBeat Drums?

Guys, thanks, good information. Thats very funny about sounding like the boxes they shipped in, because it is true. I think the drums are made from "ply wood", like the stuff you build a house with. Thanks again.
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Old 07-26-2011, 05:49 AM
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I have a Power Beat Drum Set and it is amazing. It sounds great with the Coated Emperor's but it sounds bad with thew Pinstripes. I usually play a Mapex Snare Drum with which of course has a Coated Emperor.
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:55 AM
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-never heard of them before but I would guess they are probably an imported Asian kit made from generic, low-grade components.
Dude! We have a green wood finish Bass Drum and Floor Tom for sale ending on eBay today!

This is 2 pieces from a set that was made for the german market , Guru.

Not sure if they were made in the same place as the newer ones.

Check out the cool Green Finish and "signature" white hoops.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/170814692290...84.m1555.l2649

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170814701905...84.m1555.l2649

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