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Pearl Reference Pure Set-Up 2014


Pearl Reference Pure Series Scarlet Sparkle Burst

Pearl Reference Series
  A   6.5"x14" Reference Series Snare Drum
(20 ply shell with 6 inner plies of Birch and 14 outer plies of Maple, 45° Bearing Edge)
B 9"x13" Tom
(2 inner plies Birch, 4 outer plies Maple, Rounded 45° Bearing Edge)
C 16"x16" Floor Tom
(2 inner plies Mahogany, 4 outer plies Maple, Fully Rounded Bearing Edge)
D 16"x18" Floor Tom
(2 inner plies Mahogany, 4 outer plies Maple, Fully Rounded Bearing Edge)
E 18"x24" Bass Drum
(6 inner plies Mahogany, 2 outer plies Maple, Fully Rounded Bearing Edge)

Other snare drums:

  • 6.5"x14" Pearl Sensitone Black Nickel Brass Snare
  • 6.5"x14" Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare
  • 6.5"x14" Pearl Steve Ferrone Brass Signature Snare


Snare Drums:
Batter Heads: Remo Coated Powerstroke 77 or Controlled Sound X Coated Black Dot
Snare Side: Remo Clear Ambassador Snare Side
Batter Heads: Remo Clear Vintage Emperor
Bottom Heads: Remo Clear Ambassador
Bass Drum:
Batter Heads: Remo Clear Powerstroke P3 Black Dot
Front Head: DrumART.com Custom Graphics Head or Pearl Logo Head


  • Roland SPD-SX (not used for all gigs/sessions)
  • Roland RT-10K Trigger
  • Roland RT-10S Trigger
  • Roland - BT-1


All Sabian brilliant finish

Sabian Cymbals
  1   15" Vault Artisan Hi-Hats
2 18" AAX Dark Crash
3 21" Vault Tri-Top Ride
4 18" AAX Stage Crash
5 18" AA Aero Crash
6 19" AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash


Los Cabos Drumsticks Los Cabos Hickory 5B Intense
(.598 x 16.5")


All Pearl:

  • P2052C Eliminator Redline Double Bass Drum Pedal (Chain Drive)
  • H-2000 Eliminator Hi-Hat
  • C-1000 Cymbal Stands
  • CH-1000 Cymbal Boom Arms
  • S-2000 Snare Stands
  • D-1000 Roadster Throne
  • AX-20 Adapters


* Set-up (Drums, Cymbals and Heads) varies according to artist/session.

Previous Set-Ups

Pearl Masters Maple MCX 2010
Pearl Reference Set-Up 2009
Pearl Reference Set-Up 2007-2008
Pearl ReferenceSet-Up 2005-2006
Pearl BRX Set-Up 2003-2005
Pearl BRX Set-Up 2001-2003