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Adams Philharmonic Cloyd Duff Timpani

Model # PLCD-xx By: Adams
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  • Overview

  • Item Details

    The impressive Sound and Quality of the Philharmonic Timpani is worldwide the most used. The classic European style of the Adams frame, in combination with the latest computer aided machine technology, results in timpani frame construction that is unmatched in precision, quality and attention to detail.

    Adams Philharmonic Light Timpani are available in the following sizes: 20"-23"-25"-26"-28"-29"-30"-32". Available with Remo renaissance heads or original super Kalfo heads from Ireland. Drums are American playing system gauge positioning for the "Cloyd Duff Dresden Series".

    Adams Philharmonic Light Timpani represent the ultimate expression of quality in timpani sound and design. You can choose between Berlin style pedal, or Dresden style pedal. Both designs feature the quality, engineering and state of the art precision that have become synonymous with all Adams instruments. Every Philharmonic Light bowl is made of the highest quality select copper, from one single piece without seams or soldering.

    Both the original Berlin Style and the Dresden Style Philharmonic Light models feature the exclusive Adams "ratchet free" adjustable pedal system. Often imitated, this unique system is state of the art, offering without doubt the best positive locking mechanism available. There are absolutely no intermeshing metal teeth, which can slip, grind and restrict the pinpointing of each note. With the Adams pedal mechanism, the player can lock in any note securely and silently, precisely where you hear it, not where the tooth of a ratchet dictates. The patented split rocker arm system, redistributes the leverage employed by the pedal cam and the fine tuner rod, thus eliminating the increased resistance in the pedal and fine tuner mechanism in the high register of each drum. This amazing design decreases the pressure on the frame of the timpani, preventing any flex or changes in the frame or bowl shape. This revolutionary Adams exclusive produces a pedal and fine tuner.

    The Philharmonic Light Timpani feature an extremely adjustable, clear, easy to read tuning gauge, precision engineered for ultimate accuracy.
  • Specifications

    Name Adams Philharmonic Cloyd Duff Timpani
    Brand Adams
    Model # PLCD-xx
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    SeriesPhilharmonic Cloyd Duff
    MaterialHammered Copper
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    Bowl MaterialCopper
    Bowl TypeHammered
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  • Returns & Shipping


    If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days for a full refund, store credit, or a one-for-one exchange, on nearly everything in the store. The products must be in the condition in which you received them, in the original box and packaging.

    To see instructions on how to return items, please check out our Return Policy.


    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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