Who's actually played Mopercs?

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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby ABAKUA » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:08 am

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Congaratulations! 8) They look killer. What wood is used for this model & what sizes did you get made?

They also look very heavy... How much do they weigh?
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby bongosnotbombs » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:52 am

Those must be Moperc's new Heavy Metal Model :wink:
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby congamyk » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:14 am

Heavy Metal indeed BnB!

The above congas are a "Custom" Salsa Club model quinto, conga and tumba.
These drums are the bomb, you can't believe the volume and projection.
These things could knock out a tank.

I have never put them on a scale.
With an LP Classic in one hand and the Moperc Salsa Club in the other the Moperc feels at least 1/3rd heavier.
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby ABAKUA » Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:09 am

They do look fantastic, what size heads man? Standard 11, 11.75 & 12.5?
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby pcastag » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:41 pm

They're made out of ash right?
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby BMac » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:05 pm

Those are some bad-a$$ looking drums. I have two of the standard Salsa club series drums. Same long anchor plates, and only one external band (at the bottom), with clear coat on ash. My drums look great, but the red-stained ones in the pic with the extra bands ... holy smokes ... they look awesome! If I could start my collection over ... hmmm ... no ... I'm just gonna let that thought go. My drums are fine. It's no good envying another man's drums, or his girlfriend, or anything like that.

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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby congamyk » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:03 pm

BMac wrote:Those are some bad-a$$ looking drums. I have two of the standard Salsa club series drums. Same long anchor plates, and only one external band (at the bottom), with clear coat on ash. My drums look great, but the red-stained ones in the pic with the extra bands ... holy smokes ... they look awesome! If I could start my collection over ... hmmm ... no ... I'm just gonna let that thought go. My drums are fine. It's no good envying another man's drums, or his girlfriend, or anything like that.


BMac you read my mind exactly! I loved the previous set that I owned.
When my friend offered to buy them at my price I thought... I could reorder & get them customized!
Then when Michel said the turnaround time was only a month I put together the idea to get the dark red model with custom bands and have the bands "popped" with darker stain underneath!

I can't wait to play them in 7-10 days :twisted:

pcastag wrote:They're made out of ash right?
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Exactly- just like Ashy Larry from Dave Chappelle Show :lol:
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby Tonio » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:53 am

ABAKUA wrote:They do look fantastic, what size heads man? Standard 11, 11.75 & 12.5?


I can't vouch for a quinto - since I don't have one **damn it I want a Moperc Maple Cubano quinto :x waahhh :|

Buuutt, the conga is a 11 3/4 as in true to the outside measurement... LP and thailand measured drums are 11 1/4 . The Tumba is 12 1/2 true measurement, LP is 12 1/4 .

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You're pissing me off Mike :mrgreen:
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby Tonio » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:56 am

.... I can't play my Maple babies. my hand is still busted up :x
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby thomas newton » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:55 am

If I had the monies I might be tempted.
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby congamyk » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:07 pm

Tonio wrote:.... I can't play my Maple babies. my hand is still busted up :x

I hope you heal quick bro. Those maples are PRISTINE!
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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby Tonio » Sun Jun 27, 2010 10:45 pm

congamyk wrote:
Tonio wrote:.... I can't play my Maple babies. my hand is still busted up :x

I hope you heal quick bro. Those maples are PRISTINE!


Me too , and thanks !! My ROM (range of motion) has progressed enough that I can almost do most human needs-i.e. put close on, brush teeth :x but at a slow pace. I've started own physical therapy to gain lubrication in the ligaments and tendons. Its still hard to open a jar etc, buts its workin'-slowly but surely ...sorry for the OT :|


I've taken out the conga 2 times, and the tumba has stayed home :D

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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby konkoba98 » Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:24 pm

I think he's already been mentioned as an endorser of Moperc, but I haven't yet seen these latest uploads of him playing them. Here is one, there are several more on his youtube site. Gives a decent idea of the Moperc sound with the drums in isolation. Manu Bizeau marcha con 3 tumbas

http://www.youtube.com/user/lpaccent#p/u/6/ayNlHgxiIs0
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Munequitos on Moperc!

Postby pcastag » Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:57 am

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Re: Who's actually played Mopercs?

Postby congamyk » Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:12 am

My Mopercs arrived yesterday - love these new PHAT tumbadoras.
Here's a vid, I'm playing pandeiro and Zeus on congas.
http://youtu.be/b0835MEyruI

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had to get this old skool sepia look with the flute~
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