All LP Tito Puente Timbales, Thunder Timbs, and Timbalitos are sold complete with a chrome plated, heavy duty, steel Timbale Stand. The stand has a die cast, geared tilter that locks in tight for either straight or tilted playing. It is height adjustable, and also has an anti-rattle sleeve. It comes complete with an adjustable cowbell holder made from welded steel and features LP’s superior eye-bolt assembly. LP Timbale Shells are available in genuine stainless steel, solid brass, or bronze; each possessing its own distinct sound. The genuine stainless steel shells produce very bright and crisp, loud sounds; the solid brass shells produce warmer sounds; the bronze produces a superior and distinctive cutting cascara sound.Tito Puente began incorporating LP Timbalitos into his set up in 1979 after an LP sponsored world tour.
- They have a distinct sound and provide a great contrast to other timbales
- The shells are 9 1/4 and 10 1/4 in. in diameter, with a depth of 6 1/2 in. and are available in genuine stainless steel or solid brass
- A heavy duty, fully height adjustable tilting timbale stand
- A cowbell bracket, a pair of timbale sticks and a tuning wrench is included