Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set
What This Drum Set Includes:
- Bass Drum – 16” x 11”
- Snare Drum – 10” x 6”
- Floor Tom – 12” x 10”
- Rack Tom – 10” x 5”
- Rack tom – 8” x 6”
- Hi-hat Cymbals – 10”
- Straight Cymbal – 12”
- Iron Bass Drum Pedal
- Snare Drum Stand
- Hi-hat Stand
- Round Padded Adjustable Drum Throne
- Kid’s Drumsticks – 1 pair
- 7A Drumsticks – 1 pair
Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set Review
The Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is a full 5-piece junior size drum set that comes with a 2-piece hi-hat and crash cymbal set. This set improves upon the Eastar 16 inch 3 Piece Kids Drum Set by featuring a proper tom mount bracket that can accommodate 2 rack tom drums. It also has a floor tom that in combination with all the other pieces in the set form a full 5-piece drum set. This configuration is the standard kit that music schools teach with, minus the ride cymbal.
Given the nature of expandability in drum sets, a full 5-piece junior sized drum set is a good is a great choice for parents with children who are committed to learning the drums. With the addition of a ride cymbal and an extra cymbal stand, the standard drum kit ensemble is completed.
A young child will surely be motivated to study music and practice the drums when they have a full 5-piece drum set to explore and play on. With an almost complete drum set, a learner can practice the necessary fundamentals and rudiments of drum playing. Orchestration around the kit becomes a possibility. This will help develop their skills and creativity when playing drums.
This is also great for beginners and amateur drummers who don’t have the space for a full size drum set and it’s affordable enough that a drummer with a small budget can afford it.
FAQs about the Eastar 16-inch 5-Piece Junior Drum Set
Is the Eastar 16-inch 5-Piece Junior Drum set a good drum kit?
Eastar is a known manufacturer when it comes to producing affordable drums and drum shells. Needless to say, they make good quality and affordable drum sets for beginners and musicians on a budget.
One particularly great thing about the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is that the rack toms can be adjusted in different angles to accommodate drummers in terms of height. This is an essential quality for a kid’s drum set because a small child would not necessarily be able to reach both the foot-controlled components of a drum kit like the hi-hat stand’s pedal and the bass drum pedal while without lowering the rack toms, even with an adjustable drum throne.
Because of this, the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is perfect for younger drummers.
Is the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set a standard drum kit in terms of pieces?
The Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is not a standard drum kit due to lacking another cymbal stand and a ride cymbal. However, the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is adequate enough for a young drummer who needs a drum kit to practice the fundamentals and rudiments of playing the drums.
Still, the only piece that the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is an extra cymbal and cymbal stands. Due to the expandable nature of drums, having the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set and adding another cymbal is a good choice for young drummers.
Can an adult use the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set?
Yes. It is a fairly common practice for grown adults and professional drummers to use junior sized drum sets. Due to their small and lightweight frame, junior drum sets have seen use on professional drummers’ rigs for smaller gigging venues or smaller practice spaces.
It also is a generally accepted practice to use more affordable drum shells for small gigs where transport options given by organizers for shows aren’t available, as is the case in local gigs or shows. Sometimes, a drummer is expected to bring their own kit and a full-sized drum kit with all the bells and whistles may not fit in a drummer’s personal vehicle. Drums can be tuned and with proper tuning, the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set can become a pretty good-sounding kit.
The Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set is a great set to purchase for parents who are not yet too convinced that their child will continue playing the drums as they grow older. It is affordable and the sound is not bad but great. A smaller-sized drum kit, the Eastar 16 inch 5-piece Junior Drum Set can also be used by students and starting-out drummers who need a small kit to fit in their practice spaces or to bring to local shows.