How thick is a Remo Ambassador?
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Is Remo Ambassador2 ply?
Combining 7.5-mil and 3-mil Coated films into a durable 2-ply construction, Ambassador® Vintage Coated drumheads provide the sensitivity of Diplomat® Coated, midrange of Emperor® Coated and durability of Ambassador® Coated drumheads.
Are clear or coated drum heads better?
Coating on a drumhead tends to muffle the sound a bit. Clearer heads tend to sound brighter and more open. You can’t get that beautiful “sandpaper” kind of sound with a clear snare head and brushes. Coated heads on toms tend to make the drums a bit warmer, while clear tom heads will give you more attack.
Which is better Remo Ambassador or emperor?
Durability. Remo Ambassadors are a single ply drumhead, and they are therefore less durable than Remo Emperors. Remo Emperors offer superior durability of the two. The extra thickness means they have a longer life span and they can hold up to heavier playing as well as more aggressive styles of music.
What drum heads did John Bonham use?
Bonham mainly used Remo drumheads across his career. He used Coated Remo Emperor drumheads for batter toms and bass drum, and Coated Remo Ambassador resonant heads on his toms. His snare also used a Coated Emperor, and a snare-side Ambassador (although sometimes a Diplomat snare-side).
What kind of kit did John Bonham use?
The Ludwig name would become forever associated as the main drum brand Bonham used. The Ludwig Super Classic Green Sparkle kit Bonham used around this time likely consisted of a 22″x14″ bass drum, 13″x9″ rack tom, 16″x16″ floor tom and a 14″x5″ Supraphonic 400 metal-shell snare drum.
What bass drum did John Bonham use?
Ludwig’s SpeedKing bass drum pedal
Throughout Bonham’s career, he used Ludwig’s SpeedKing bass drum pedal with tight spring tension. Bonham used a felt beater, switching to a wooden beater towards the end of his career.