Pearl Session Custom/Roland V-Drum Hybrid

Pearl Session Custom Kit Owned By Steve Ferreira

By Chris Williams Published July 1, 2010

Meet Steve Ferreira of Connecticut, USA — or rather his Pearl Session Customs kit that was cool enough to be our drum set of the week. Ferreira writes, "Very proud of this kit I put together in 2003. These are Pearl Session Custom Maple Series ordered with non-standard shell depths on the toms. Each piece, all the way down to hardware component level had to be custom ordered as result of not buying a kit off the shelf. The Roland VDrums are set up to the left, and are completely accessible by spinning my chair." Nice touch, hotshot. “Hope you like my set!” Ferreira closes. Well, who wouldn’t?

DRUMS: Pearl Session Custom Maple Shells

  • 14" x 5.5” Snare
  • 8” x 8”, 10" x 9”, and 12" x 10” Rack Toms
  • 14” x 14” Floor Tom
  • 22" x 18” Bass
  • Roland V Drums Model TD12K

CYMBALS: Mostly Zildjian A Custom

  • Sabian B8 8” (dubbed the infamous “B Bomber.”).
  • A Custom 10” and 12” Splashes
  • A Custom 14”, 15”, 16”, 17” and an unidentified 14” Crashes
  • Zildjian 16” China/ Trash
  • A Custom 20” Projection Ride
  • A Custom 14” Hats

HARDWARE: Pearl Stands B1000 and C1000, H820, Roadster Throne, Eliminator P2002C Pedals

HEADS: Evans G2’s on the Toms, PC Reverse Dot on the Snare, EQ1 on the Bass.

STICKS: Vater Fusions as of lately for everyday, Vic Firth Steve Gaddmodel are my Sunday Sticks.

ACCESSORIES: Sennheiser mikes, and Humes and Berg Cases.

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