Royce Drum Set Reviews
I got this drum set from a friend back in high school for $25. Kick, 2 toms that mount to the kick, a floor tom, a boom stand, and an 18 zildjin A crash. My friend had stripped the paint, and stained them dark brown. At the time a different bud and i were putting together a basement recording studio, which got bounced around basements the past couple years till he moved to So. California. Then we split up the gear. this was the "studio Set".
i got this set a few years back, the kind of music i play is funk, hip-hop, rock, soul. so using just the kick, and floor is fine, and i only use this set for practices, and my own recording to bring ideas to the band. its set up kick, floor, early 60's Ludwig snare, a pair of zildjin new beat brilliant hit-hats, 16 inch zildjin A medium-thin crash, and a 20 medium ride.FanOfTheFunk rated this unit on 2004-08-13.
I got a Royce set used and it sounded crappy. I didn't get a new kit, so it was a good ten years old. I did find though that replacing the regular heads with Evans genera 2 batter heads, it made it sound acceptable. A good begginer's kit, but I may be saying that because it was only $250 and instead of Royce's cymbals, I got an Avanti ride and Zildjin hats.....
if you are looking for a cheap kit at a great price, get a used Royce. The old ones, believe it or not were a lot better than the new ones. They used to make bellow par drums and call it pro, and now they make flat out junk and call it pro.Daniel Appleton rated this unit on 2004-02-19.
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