Mapex Mars 5-Piece Rock Shell Pack

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The Mars Series was designed to give the average drummer access to quality drums at an affordable price. These drums feature a 6-ply shell that's crafted from 100% birch. Birch is loved by many of the world's top pros due to it's almost naturally EQ'd sound. It's warm with a sharp, biting attack that makes it perfect for both live and studio situations. These drums also feature Mapex's signature bearing edge, the SONIClear. This proprietary edge allows the head to sit flush on the drum; making it easier to tune while improving the drum's response, fundamental pitch, and natural resonance. The Rock configuration features…

  • 18"x22" Bass Drum
  • 6.5"x14" Snare Drum
  • 7"x10" Tom
  • 8" x 12" Tom
  • 14"x16" Floor Tom

The folks at Mapex sure didn't skimp out on the hardware either. This kit features a through bass drum mount, MyDentity lugs, SONIClear Tom Suspension, SONIClear Floor Tom Legs, and triple-flange hoops. Such high end features are usually reserved for kits double the price of the Mars series.  

The MyDentity lugs are extremely low mass and help improve the drums sustain while giving it that definitive Mapex look. The SONIClear Suspension System was designed to makes minimal contact with the shell. This allows it to improve the drums natural resonance while providing rock solid stability. The spring loaded SONIClear floor tom legs work in the same way. They help improve the drums resonance by allowing the drum to "float" so to speak. This takes any additional stress off the shell that traditional floor tom legs would create.

Get your Mapex Mars 5-Piece Rock Shell Pack today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

    18"x22" Bass Drum
    6.5"x14" Snare Drum
    7"x10" Tom
    8" x 12" Tom
    14"x16" Floor Tom w/ Legs
    TH676 Tom Houlder
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Pros

  • Great sound
  • Well built

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    Best Uses

    • Churches
    • Pro Gigs
    • Semi-pro Gigs

    Comments about Mapex Mars 5-Piece Rock Shell Pack:

    The Mars Series Shell Pack offers 100% Birch, shallow depth shells producing a fast, clear tone with a quick rebound. The Mars Series "Rock" Shell Pack features sizes that can span a wide range of playing styles. This configuration offers a blend of power and versatility well-suited for the drummer needing a portable, great sounding kit.The Birch 6Ply 7.2mm shell, with the new SONIClear Bearing Edges, allows for the direct transmission of sound, reduces unwanted frequencies and provides a strong fundamental pitch and an effortless tuning experience especially at lower tuning, this helps the heads stay in tune.. This 5-piece shell pack includes 10"and 12" mounted rack toms, 16" floor tom, 14" snare drum and a 22"x18" kick.

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