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Second Grade – 13″ Guinea Djembe – Hail

Original price was: AU $720.00.Current price is: AU $590.00.

Awesome solo drum with woody tones and popping slaps.
Love the yearling sound and solo potential – she really cuts through.
Suited to medium/ slightly shorter drummer with mature hands

Country: Guinea  //  Wood: Lenke  //  Diameter: 13″
Height: 62cm  //  Weight: 10.7kg  //  Skin: Med thick yearling

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Imperfection: Crack repairs in Pipe. Our Second Grade Djembes are treated, sealed, and carefully inspected to ensure no imperfections affect their performance. Covered under our Warranty; you can be confident that you’ll get many years of awesome rhythm from this drum.

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About the Shell
Our Second Grade djembes are unique drums with small imperfections and big discounts! They are all covered under our full Warranty so you can rest assured that their little scars and knocks will never affect your djembe experience. Second Gradies are unique drums with a little extra character. Some are gently pre-loved, most are brand new. They can come from anywhere in our Ghana, Primo, or Master Series, and we guarantee that their sound quality is not affected. What you get is an amazing deal on a fantastic, reliable djembe for life!

Lenke (Afzelia africana) is a premium djembe timber, striking the balance between density and weight. Often referred to as the spiritual wood, lenke is typically orange or deep yellow in colour and offers great projection and the full tonal range of sound. It is well-suited to bigger drums and often produces powerful bass.

About the Hide
Our Yearling skins come from younger Australian cows, aged 7-9 months. With a similar richness to full grown cow, but at thicknesses much better suited to djembe. They are harder on the hands than goat, so are better suited to players with developed technique. We take care to find the best hide for the shell to maximise its dynamic range.

We offer FREE LIFE LONG TUNING on this djembe. Just drop your drum off in our St Kilda shop and we’ll do our best to crank it on the spot for you, or you can pick it up the next day. We’ll also give you advice on how to best look after your drum.

Comes complete with an AD Drum Care and Tuning Guide to help you get the most play out of your drum.

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