Pearl Havana Series Bongos
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Traditional latin jazz bongos with new era fiberglass shells.
The Havana Series Bongo Set features a pair of 7" and 9" fiberglass Afro-Cuban drums. The drums come standard with Pearl's Contour Crown Rims, chrome plated hardware, rubber shell guards, and Pearl's exclusive Self-Aligning Washer System for effortless tuning.
Finished in a beautiful Liquid Gold lacquer to complete the exotic look, the Havana Series Congas and Bongos are a great addition to your percussion set-up!
- Fiberglass shells
- High-end natural cow skin heads
- Polished steel hardware
- Liquid gold lacquer finish
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- Good Sound Projection
- Solid Shell Construction
- Poor Bottom Hardware
- Poor Quaity Control
- Any type of gig
Comments about Pearl Havana Series Bongos:
The Havana Series Bongos Liquid Gold finish is reminisce of the old Eco Tone fiberglass bongo and conga drums from the 1960's. The bongo's fiberglass shell structure is perfect and has good sound project. The cow hide skin selection is also very good. Here comes the big BUT – I had to return these drums because the bottom hardware loops were soldered crooked pointing a little upward not perpendicular. Some of the tuning lugs were seated crookedly and some of the washers had gaps not seating flushed against the loop. Crooked bottom loops will in time causing your lug threads to strip from the misalignment. I was surprise to see this got pass quality control! My other issue with these drums is the tacky large white Pearl letters pasted to the shells. Less is more in this case and the gold plated emblem is plenty enough. Pearl Series Bongos need better quality control and perhaps better color options. Based on my experience with the Pearl Havana Series bongo drum model I would not recommend them, but I will be happy to help with Pearl's bongo quality control and design.
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