Pearl Forum FZ Series Drum Set Review
Pearl Drums is one of the top drum manufacturers in the world and makes, full drum sets, drum sells, hardware lines, bass drum pedals and drum accessories. The Pearl Forum Series is a popular line of beginner drum kits, and features a complete five (5) piece shell pack, Pearl’s 890 series of hardware, Pearl’s CXP cymbal set, Vic Firth 5A drum sticks and an instructional DVD.
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Forum FZ Series Drum Set
The Pearl Forum Series shells are 6-ply (7.5mm) and made of Poplar utilizing Pearl’s Superior Shell Technology (S.S.T.). The new Forum FZ includes the Pearl’s Integrated Suspension System (I.S.S.) tom mounting system. The Forum Series is available in four finishes, Smokey Chrome, Jet Black, Pure White and Red Wine.
Pearl Forum Snare Drum
Accompanying each Pearl Forum drumset is a 100% matching poplar snare drum. Also included is the FZH 790 Series complete hardware kit containing the following basic components:
- Snare Stand (S-790)
- Boom Cymbal Stand (B-790)
- Straight Cymbal Stand (C-790)
- Hi-Hat Stand (H-790)
- Throne (D-790)
The incorporated CXP-3 Cymbal Pack features:
- 14 inch Hi-Hats
- 20 in Ride
- 16″ Crash
The Forum also comes in two configurations, the FZH 725 which includes a 22in bass drum and larger tom pack and the FZH 705D with a 20″X18″ bass and standard toms.
Pearl Forum Series Review & Price
The Peal Forum Series drums can be purchased brand new for between $500 and $800 depending on the configuration. This is an extremely cheap price for a complete drum set. While a drummer with some experience will probably want to upgrade the snare, cymbals and possibly the hardware, the set is a great start for a beginning drummer or one on a budget. The Pearl Forum FZ drum set offers a lot of value for the price.
Forum Series Jet Black
Pearl Forum Series Pure White
Pearl Forum Series Red Whine
FZH 725 With 790 Hardware
FZH 705D With CXP-3 Cymbals
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