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    Yesterday, 09:07 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    WOW that's awesome bud
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    Yesterday, 04:14 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Fun songs to cover in General Drum Chat
    Damn thats a tough song to cover vocally.
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    Yesterday, 04:03 PM
    MDK replied to a thread DW Drums Discussion in DRUMSET
    Good point but honestly I gig abut 2 times a month and stay local for the most part. I tried hard cases for my whole kit a few times but the added...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    MDK replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    So one thing that has been kind of eating at me since this gig We started at 8:30pm till 12:30 pm with 2 20 minute breaks. They did a raffle for...
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    11-19-2017, 08:28 AM
    MDK replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    Thanks guys, we had a blast last night.. Now on to the goal of playing the world famous Bentley's Saloon in Arundel, ME. Bentley's is a place where...
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    11-18-2017, 05:52 PM
    MDK started a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    When I took up drumming 11 years ago one of my long range goals was to play a local sports bar that has a reputation for good bands. I am playing...
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    11-17-2017, 08:09 AM
    MDK replied to a thread Davikah in Off Topic
    Great job, thats a tough song and even tougher to play with a band live. I always start rushing the fills halfway through the song. Sh is very...
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    11-15-2017, 11:29 AM
    So true, hell I even notice a big difference when playing when in my basement and when playing in my basement with a video recorder on. My...
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    11-15-2017, 06:03 AM
    Yeah that's actually great advice Rick, sometimes easier said than done but I agree, at some point you just have to trust all that practice you put...
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    11-14-2017, 09:31 PM
    You probably made money because you practiced and had some talent. Some of us are not as talented as others or have different ways in which we learn...
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    11-13-2017, 09:40 PM
    MDK started a thread Stagg DH Exo in Cymbals / Cymbal Chat
    Needed 2 crashes for my practice kit so after reading reviews and not wanting to spend a lot of cash I bought 2 stagg DH exo medium thin crashes. 16"...
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    11-13-2017, 08:57 PM
    MDK replied to a thread DW Drums Discussion in DRUMSET
    Just bought a new skb hard case after a close call with my new collectors 14 x 6.5 maple snare in a soft bag. I am impressed with the case but the...
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    11-11-2017, 09:51 AM
    I hear ya but sometimes people want to help out and no matter how well their intentions are they are never going to care as much as you do plus all...
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    11-10-2017, 12:07 PM
    I have always had soft snare bags because none of my snares have ever been really high end. I just bought a DW collectors maple snare about 4 months...
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    11-08-2017, 01:17 PM
    MDK replied to a thread New in-studio cover! in Drum Videos
    Superb cover all around, dare I say much better than the original IMO. That snare sounds fantastic and that was some tasty grooving you had going on....
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    11-08-2017, 08:32 AM
    MDK replied to a thread My wife's gonna kill me in DRUMSET
    Gorgeous drum, just tell her it normally costs $900 and you were lucky to get it before the guy figured it out, then maybe volunteer to cook dinner...
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    11-07-2017, 02:57 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Thoughts in Off Topic
    WOW that black on black with red pinstripes is badass
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    11-06-2017, 09:59 PM
    MDK replied to a thread cymbal cutting. in Drummers Q&A
    Dang it, Just noticed my 17" K Hybrid has a similar crack in it, actually a tad bigger...aaaarrrrgggghhhhh. I think I know when I cracked it and it...
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    11-04-2017, 08:14 AM
    I gotta agree with drummer, forgetting to bring something to a gig is a huge fear and I am stressed about it till I get all set up. Only things I...
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    11-02-2017, 07:12 AM
    Nice job, what do you mean by grades? where do you get them from?
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    11-02-2017, 06:35 AM
    Very nice, the only kit I really regret selling was a Sonor Beech kit that just sounded fantastic. Beech is such an under rated wood for drums IMO. ...
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    11-02-2017, 05:01 AM
    LOL I am same way, wife shakes her head every time she catches me perusing cl, ebay or reverb for a new deal. But for a few instances I usually end...
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    10-31-2017, 10:25 AM
    Great review bud, that clip you attached sounds awesome and your desires for a ride sound almost exactly like mine. I curently have a 20" regular K...
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    10-30-2017, 04:24 AM
    MDK replied to a thread Halloween gigs, 2017 in General Drum Chat
    Our lead guitar player (on right in 1st pic) had a crappy day at work and barely made it to the gig on time so had no time for costume. Someone came...
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    10-29-2017, 04:46 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Halloween gigs, 2017 in General Drum Chat
    They are straight on my computer?
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    10-29-2017, 01:18 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Halloween gigs, 2017 in General Drum Chat
    uggghhhh why is it so difficult to post pics? they are straight on computer but when I attach them here most are sideways??
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    10-29-2017, 01:17 PM
    MDK replied to a thread Halloween gigs, 2017 in General Drum Chat
    WOW what a time we had Friday night...Place was packed and we played pretty well. We got asked for business cards a few times and got asked back this...
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    10-26-2017, 02:16 PM
    Anyone playing halloween gigs this year? If so what are ya wearing? Post pics of your gig afterwards here. I decided to just go with a roman style...
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About MDK
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Took up drumming at age 40 and really loving it. I will never have the time to put in all the practice to be really good but I get by and I have a lot of fun learning and playing when I can. If I ever hit the lottery watch out, I will become legendary : )
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Drumming, Motorcycle riding, Golf,
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Power Plant Planner/mechanic

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Zildjian K Cymbals

Decide whether this is love for the craft or simply an ego thing.

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