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    Re: Opinion on Pearl Drums?.

    Yes, used vintage. I have several vintage American made sets and they sound great. You can get a nice vintage Slingerland set for good deals . Make sure they are Niles badges made in USA. Any...
  2. UFIP est. 1847 stamp. Pair 12" hi hats & 14" sizzle with rivets

    Have some nice 12" light UFIP hi hat cymbals and 14" sizzle cymbal with original rivets. Nice cymbals. No keyhole ing, dents, cracks, or flea bites. 14" sizzle would be nice as stand alone, or top or...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    14010My least expensive set. A MIJ 1966 Stewart. Like playing around on it. Used it on a couple jazz gigs last week with a Supraphonic. It actually sounds really good.
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    Re: Slingerland Concert Tom Modifications

    Leave them original. Your correct in that it won't really add any tone at that size. I use a 10" concert tom with a 12" double headed tom in one of my set up's and you can't really tell a lot of...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    The set I played out with recently.13984
  6. Thread: Snare Tuning

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    Re: Snare Tuning

    Crank up the reso head tight, put a Remo ambassador on the batter and tighten it up pretty high and then adjust the snare tension accordingly to sound.
  7. Thread: Larrie Londin

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    Re: Larrie Londin

    I met Larry when our high school jazz band played at the Memphis Jazz festival. He spoke and did a short clinic, and played solo. He had a Octoplus set. Our group had played just before he did his...
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bird's-Eye View/Driver's Seat Kit Pics!!

    My Slingerland Avanti configuration. http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l37/1vibes/Avante%20Slingerland/3483187d449955e07ff52c859b72d89d_zps1lmik6fl.jpg[/IMG]
  9. Thread: one hit wonders

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    Re: one hit wonders

    Thanks guys, that was quite a experience for a kid my age, at that time. I still play those songs live.
  10. Thread: one hit wonders

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    Re: one hit wonders

    I think that is Rick Derringer with "The McCoys" singing "Hang On Sloopy".
    I played drums in this two hit wonder group back in the 70's. I was 19 years old, and the only white guy in the band.
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    Sticky: Re: Ludwig Drums Discussion

    Thanks guys. It's true, I have used the muscle car comparison too. These type Luwig sets are just so solid. I feel lucky and honored to own and play these sets.
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    Sticky: Re: Ludwig Drums Discussion

    gdmoore, I do see where you are coming from. I have Ebony heads on all my silver sparkle drums. I like the black and silver combination. Here is another one of my sets that may be more to your...
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    Sticky: Re: Ludwig Drums Discussion

    1981 6ply Maple. Drums I use for a 4 piece set up. Just got the single tom holder.
    Really like it. ...
  14. Thread: bass drum mic

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    Re: bass drum mic

    You can,probably find a Nady DM90 pretty cheap. They aren't D112 or SM Beta52 but will get the job done. I have used Shure SM57 and 58 in a pinch.
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    Re: Anyone using two 16" floor toms?

    Two of my sets have double 13" up toms and I just tune one up higher than the other. No problem. Sounds great. 16" floors should be no different.
  16. Re: Looking for a member here: Vibes, are you around?

    Hi, just saw this, I'm here, just haven't been around as much. What's up ?
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    Re: Drinking and drumming

    You guys, I don't see how anyone plays after smoking weed. It messes with my timing.
    Now drinking. Hmmmm. Here's my philosophy, and mod. Show up to the gig stone sober. Then know your limitations....
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    Sticky: Re: Ludwig Drums Discussion

    Cool story Bob. I bet that was a nice gig. Here are some of my Champagne Ludwig's....
  19. Thread: Drum soft cases

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    Re: Drum soft cases

    There is a relatively new brand of drum bags called RoadRunner. I just bought one for. 10"x14" tom and they blow the H&b Galaxy, Gator, of which I have many,and protection rackets away. Glow in the...
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    Sticky: Re: Slingerland Drums Discussion

    Nice looking chrome Slingerlands. I finally got a smooth white head and logo for my Red 72 Slingerland's. As a four piece set up. I actually like the single tom setomatic tom holder. Hate the...
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    Re: New Kit Shipping Tomorrow!

    Wow ! Those are Gorgeous ! What kind of deal did you get on those? Love the toms. You can use all type configurations with those floor toms.
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    Sticky: Re: Ludwig Drums Discussion

    Sorry guys, I have not checked this thread lately and been away. I think it was the original drummer Dennis who was at the Copa. I was playing keyboards with them before I went to drums. And that...
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    Re: Drumming and boots

    Slip on Skeechers mostly. For over two years. Very comfortable and feel like bedroom shoes.
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    Re: 1 up, 2 down - opinions on FT sizes

    I have two sets I use a 13" up, 14" mounted and 16"x16" floor. With Another set I use 10"x15" on a stand and 16"x18" floor tom. They all work fine for me. Just according to how much you want to haul...
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    Re: Favorite Picture of You Playing

    http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l37/1vibes/Tim/StudioDrumming2.jpg
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