This limited edition shell pack is a celebration of a monumental landmark within Yamaha’s history. The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary for the brand and this shell kit features the high acclaim and standard of quality that the brand has come to represent. Yamaha’s ethos stems from wanting to create authentic acoustic kits with courage and ability drawn from Japanese culture. With incredibly high attention to detail and unrivalled work ethic, the company has defined and influenced the makings of the modern drum kit. The absolute maple hybrid shell pack will forever bear the celebration of the year with a special laser-cut 50th anniversary badge.
Based on Yamaha’s renowned Absolute Hybrid Maple kit, the 50th anniversary model features shells with outer plies made from two varieties of beautiful exotic wood, and gold hook lugs that recall the revered Maple Custom set of yesteryear. Specially processed badges and front heads add to the luxurious feel of this limited release of fifty unique, five-piece kits.
Supplied complete with custom made 50th Anniversary Protection Racket case set.
- 22x18in Bass Drum
- 10x7in Tom
- 12x8in Tom
- 16x15in Floor Tom
- 14x6in Snare Drum
- Exotic Maple on Hybrid Maple Shell
- Gold Hook Lugs
- A bass drum head emblazoned with Yamaha’s unique phoenix design.
- The aluminum and wood badge is crafted with laser-based wood processing techniques by Yamaha Fine Technologies Co.,Ltd. The methods are similar to those used in creating luxury vehicle interiors.
- Amber Sunburst over Birdseye Maple Finish
- Material – SD / TT / FT : Aluminum Die Cast Hoop , BD : Wood
- Thickness SD / TT / FT : 3.0mm
- Lugs: Gold Hook Lugs
- Shell Thickness: SD / TT / FT : 6.6mm , BD : 8.2mm
- Material: Maple-Wenge-Maple Hybrid (8 ply)
- Snare: High Carbon Steel 25 Strand
- Butt Side: DC3 Type
- Release Side: Q Type
- Top – SD: REMO Ambassador Coated , TT / FT: REMO Emperor Clear
- Bottom – SD: REMO Ambassador Clear Snare Side , TT / FT: REMO Ambassador Clear
- Front – BD : REMO Powerstroke3 with 50th Anniversary Graphic
- Batter – BD : REMO Powerstroke3 Clear
- Bearing Edge: SD / TT / FT : 45 degrees / R1.5 , BD : 30 degrees / R1.5
- Tom Mount: YESS III