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Adams 29" Philharmonic Dresden Classic Timpani with Wheels and Calfskin Head

Model # PHDCW29LC By: Adams
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  • Overview

    • Dresden-Style Ratchet Pedal
    • Copper Hammered Cambered Bowls
    • Nickel Plated Hoops & Rods
    • Calfskin Heads
    • Extremely Accurate Tuning Gauges
    • Strong Struts
  • Item Details

    Adams continues to meld the worlds of today and yesteryear with the Philharmonic Dresden Classic Timpani. These instruments from this German city have long been considered to be among the best in the world, and Adams continues that legacy with several features:
    • Strong Struts: the simple, sturdy struts on this instrument will keep anything from warping or bending due to strain.
    • Calfskin Heads: All-natural calfskin has been the preferred material for timpani heads for centuries, and many professional timpanists still hold that opinion.
    • Fine-Tuner: a hand crank within easy reach allows the timpanist to finely tune the pitch when just slightly sharp or flat.
    • Hand-Hammered Copper Bowls: made from a single piece of copper without any seams, the bowls are then hammered by hand. Sound waves will slide off of smooth surfaces, but the internal bumps give the bowl enough texture to keep sound waves bouncing around inside, giving you a fuller overall sound.
    • Dresden-style Pedals: these pedals have a clutch-lock mechanism that allows the pedal to be mechanically locked in place when not in use, keeping the pitch of the drums true. To hold with tradition, this pedal has a ratchet with interlocking metal teeth that will lock in the pitch and hold it true.
    • Wheels: timpani, for all of their glory, are bulky and heavy. Wheels were invented long ago to help people move bulky, heavy objects.
    This instrument is 29" in diameter.
  • Specifications

    Name Adams 29" Philharmonic Dresden Classic Timpani with Wheels and Calfskin Head
    Brand Adams
    Model # PHDCW29LC
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 29629 not found]
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    SeriesPhilharmonic Classic
    MaterialHammered Copper
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    Diameter29"
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    Bowl MaterialCopper
    Bowl TypeHammered
    Includes GaugesYes
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  • Returns & Shipping

    Returns

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    Shipping

    This is a big item and it’s going to ship by freight - that means it has to come to you by 18-wheeler.

    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y’all!

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