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    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    Been there. If it helps, I just had a "guitar player" experience tonight left me on the verge of saying, "that's it, I'm done" :doh: In a nutshell;...
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    11-20-2017, 09:57 PM
    Use smaller diameter and thin cymbals. Control how, when and which ones you hit. That's really all it amounts to. I play these types of gigs...
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    11-20-2017, 09:43 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    I stay pretty close to our gig schedule. If we get a late start due to equipment issues, we always play later than the agreed time by the same...
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    11-20-2017, 01:01 AM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    That's awesome. I think it's important for a band to set goals. Keeps everyone focused... My band had the almost same scenario on Friday night. It...
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    11-18-2017, 10:32 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread The Five Word Story in Off Topic
    said Barney, while Fred gently
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    11-18-2017, 10:28 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Big Gig tonight in General Drum Chat
    Good luck! Congrats on reaching one of your goals. Keep making new ones and striving to achieve them!
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    11-16-2017, 07:58 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Stagg DH Exo in Cymbals / Cymbal Chat
    I've eyeballed the Stagg DH stuff several times. Especially the hats. I'm not surprised they sound good. The market for Asian made B20 hammered...
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    11-14-2017, 10:41 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread My wife's gonna kill me in DRUMSET
    The "....." at the end is a little scary. Like waiting for the fuse to burn down. Personally, I'd rather see "!" Or better yet ":hug:"
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    11-14-2017, 10:33 PM
    ^^^ I've done that with the adhesive backed foam weatherstripping. Just peel & stick, LOL. Same stuff you buy to seal up windows and doors.
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    11-14-2017, 10:28 PM
    ^^^^^^ 13" or 14"? Would you deliver to Lincoln if it's to a gig and you can sit in for a set? :icon_mrgreen:
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    11-14-2017, 10:23 PM
    I'd bet you actually DID do this Rick. You just didn't know you were doing it. It probably went something like; "Check-out-that-blonde,...
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    11-13-2017, 09:41 PM
    Most likely made by one of the Chinese factories in the Wuhan province. They can turn out some nice stuff or crap stuff....depending on what the...
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    11-13-2017, 01:05 AM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Ludwig Drums Discussion in DRUMSET
    Finally got around to assembling my new Centennials. At least I started. I got the 12" tom and the 14"FT assembled today. I checked them over real...
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    11-11-2017, 09:33 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Thoughts in Off Topic
    Or, they may mistake you for Ted Nugent and his Bronco. That could be a good thing.
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    11-11-2017, 05:29 PM
    And just in case you want to motorboat the rack toms;
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    11-10-2017, 08:08 PM
    Yeah.....I would say if you're snare costs $500, a hard case would be in order.
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    11-08-2017, 12:30 PM
    This is kinda how it is with us. Although we are a cover band, most times we change the songs (sometimes a lot) from the original version. We might...
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    11-08-2017, 11:10 AM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread My wife's gonna kill me in DRUMSET
    We're gonna have to change you forum name to "THE Late8" if you keep this up. Besides enjoying playing, one of the nice things about being in a...
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    11-07-2017, 09:18 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Thoughts in Off Topic
    I could be wrong, but I think that's actually flat satin black stripes. Regardless, that's the look I like as well.
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    11-07-2017, 09:10 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread My wife's gonna kill me in DRUMSET
    Redwood is awesome. And it burns good too. That's important....because you may may need something to keep you warm at night when you sleep in the dog...
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    11-06-2017, 09:49 PM
    I think you have him headed in the right direction. The best thing he can do is listen to as much of that particular type of music as he can. The...
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    11-06-2017, 09:41 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Thoughts in Off Topic
    I vote for flat/satin black stripes...since your car is black. With or without red accent stripe(s), single or double. Either one. Just...
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    11-06-2017, 01:05 PM
    We just added 7 new songs, BUT, I fight this issue constantly. Everyone says, "let's do this one. It's easy and we can hit it a few times and be...
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    11-03-2017, 09:45 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Acrylic Shells? in DRUMSET
    I think the sound of the drums certainly makes a difference in the overall production. I definitely strive for the sound that I want out front...one...
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    11-03-2017, 07:27 PM
    They were on sale. They only come as a 3pc set....22x18, 16x16 & 12x9...and also individually. I had to also buy an extra 14x14 bag for my Ludwigs....
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    11-03-2017, 07:20 PM
    What about leaving gear at the gig? I always make one last "pass over" the stage with a flashlight. So far I've been lucky and haven't left anything...
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    11-03-2017, 07:13 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Acrylic Shells? in DRUMSET
    From a "band in a live show" perspective, I'd say that looks and image is more important than the quality or sound character (for the drum kit,...
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    11-03-2017, 12:57 PM
    Your 65% left arm = 125% of my right arm Keep at it. One day, everything will just fall into place. Don't worry about being fancy, just keeping...
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    11-03-2017, 12:50 PM
    N2Bluz replied to a thread Acrylic Shells? in DRUMSET
    Gotta love the look. Great under the lights and definitely unique. I've been told they have more attack than a wood shell, but not as resonate. Not...
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    11-03-2017, 12:35 PM
    I suspect playing drums in a talent show is a long shot, unless you're a Buddy Rich or something. Most people don't (or can't) fully appreciate what...
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