Gretsch MCE825PT Catalina Maple 6-Piece Drum Shell Kit

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Does not include cymbals, cymbal stands, or snare stand.

The Gretsch Catalina Maple series has been designed for the player who is looking for quality features without the high price. With the warm tone of the thin Maple shells, UV gloss finishes, and pro tom holders the Catalina Maple offers the looks and features of a pro kit without breaking your bank. In addition, for 2007 all Catalina Maple Euro shell packs will include a free matching 16 in. x 16 in. floor tom.

Features:
Maple shells with natural interiors

2.5mm triple flange hoops

GTS suspension systems

Die-cast claw hooks

Hinged tom brackets

Mini Gretsch lugs

Sizes
8x10 in. mounted tom

9x12 in. mounted tom

14x14 in. floor tom

18x22 in. bass drum

6x14 in. 8-lug snare drum

Double tom holder

Free 16x16 in. floor tom

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-9690

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (102 ratings)
Submitted November 15, 2008 by a customer from gmail.com
"Couldnt be happier. =)"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This is the second kit that i have owned and it was leaps and bounds better than the first. I say this is a great set for anyone who has a cruddy entry level set who wants to take there playing to the next level. It would make a great set for someone who wants to get a very well built great sounding kit without breaking the bank.
Sound
You cant get a better kit for the money. Its impossible. You cant even get maple chells in any brand for this price.
Features
The tom arm mounts give you a lot of flexability which is nice. Also the maple bass drum hoops are a nice touch.
Ease of Use
You hit them and they make noise.
Quality
The build of the drum set seems to be very good. I didnt find any defects in the build of scratched shells.
Value
This is the best part about this drumset. For the money there is no better drum set on the market. Sure you can get a 6 piece for the same price but you wont get suspended toms and you for sure wont get maple shells. I cant stress enough how much of a great drumset this is for the money.
Manufacturer Support
Ive never had a reason to contact Gretsch nor will i ever need to.
The Wow Factor
I think the deep amber finish on this drumset is very sexy. I wanted a natural looking finish and at first i was concerned but when they shipped to me i was pleasently suprised.
Musical Background:
Active gigging musician
Musical Style:
Progressive metal rock jazz
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