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"STANDARD" Speed King

  • $ 17500

a restored "STANDARD" Speed King bass drum pedal by VITALIZER DRUMS of Pocomoke City, Maryland.
in stock & ready to ship*
"STANDARD" Speed King pedals receive the same restoration and proprietary modifications as "RELIC" & "SUPER" pedals but leave the pedal's original patina intact.  these pedals receive only a mild cleaning but no polishing or extensive refinishing.
includes generic felt beater.  other beaters available by special request and subject to an additional charge.
VITALIZER DRUMS is proud to announce that we will be continuing the high-quality Speed King restoration process that Jesse Carraway of DrumMechanix has become known for worldwide.
all pedals are meticulously restored with respect given to preserving original, factory condition while also implementing practical modifications to allow for reliable contemporary use.  

all "STANDARD" Speed King pedals have received the restoration & modification processes outlined below but have no refinishing.
complete respectful disassembly & inspection.  variation and build date determined.  removal of 100% of old grease, goo, crust, grime & slime.  original ludwig ball bearings cleaned in a heated ultrasonic cleaner with polyphonic’s proprietary solution.  selected parts reshaped, modified, repaired or replaced (as necessary).  internal parts tumble blasted.  all threads chased and lubricated for easy adjustment.  final inspection of all parts.  lubrication with synthetic teflon-based grease.  reassembly, adjustment, tuning & play testing.  finished pedals are metal stamped with the pedal #, date restored & variation. 
the following proprietary modifications eliminate all side-to-side movement & all metal-to-metal contact greatly reducing squeaks & rattles while mitigating existing wear and damage:
+ mod #01; heel-plate rod
+ mod #02; rocker rod & link
+ mod #03; link to footboard
+ mod #04; floorplate to tower

your pedal and your satisfaction are guaranteed for life!

all pedals restored by VITALIZER DRUMS as well as all pedals restored in the past by Jesse of DrumMechanix are guaranteed for life.  we offer email & phone support.  if you ever have a problem with your pedal, we will fix it for free.  if you’re ever not satisfied with your pedal, we will buy it back*.

* may require up to 2 week wait in exceptional or extenuating circumstances
* restocking fee may apply

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