Meinl FWB400GAB Bongoset Free Ride

Bongo Set

  • Free ride series
  • Wood bongos
  • Colour: Gold amber sunburst
  • Sizes: 7" & 8 1/2"
  • Rubber tree wood
  • Meinl free ride suspension system
  • Chrome-plated hardware
  • True skin cowhide drum heads
  • 8 mm Tuning rods
  • 3 mm Rounded hoops
  • Tuning key and screw oil included
  • High-gloss lacquer
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Material Rubber Tree
Color Brown
Size of the smallest bongo 7"
Size of the largest bongo 8,5"
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The perfect set of bongos
29.02.2016
Amazing quality construction and excellent sound.

I play Afro Cuban, Latin Jazz, funk, and folkloric, these bongos work brilliantly for all styles.

Most importantly, sound quality - excellent! Cutting slaps, and lovely open tones and bass response (as far as it goes with a bongo).

The components and finish are exceptional.

My only criticism is that it's not possible to change the angle at which the lugs meet the head, this means if playing in a traditional between the legs way, you can have the lug pushed against your leg in an uncomfortable way. Also the bongos are quite heavy so might suit a stand better, however I still manage to play in a traditional seated way without too much trouble.

Overall, excellent and would buy again.
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