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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Heads Comparison Chart.

    Started by Jerzey Street Band (JSB), 12-16-2010 10:42 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 55,426
    03-26-2017, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tuning to the Shell Timbre (DWs John Good)

    Started by areFish, 07-15-2011 12:34 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    good, john, shell, timbre, tuning
    • Replies: 111
    • Views: 25,808
    02-13-2017, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  1. Snare drum ring

    Started by Mysterious Stan, 03-09-2009 03:00 PM
    drum, ring, snare, stop
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 30,042
    03-17-2009, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  2. how can i clean my drums??

    Started by d4n13l0930, 06-22-2009 11:42 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    clean, drums, pearl
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 20,449
    01-10-2010, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  3. Are house hold ideas safe to clean with?

    Started by Crogen, 04-11-2012 03:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    clean, cleaning products, cymbals, drums, hold, house, ideas, safe
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 19,548
    04-13-2014, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  4. loose or tight?

    Started by Metal-head, 10-02-2006 07:28 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    loose, tight
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 17,533
    05-28-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  5. Moon Gels, WELL WHAT DO YOU THINK?!?!

    Started by rsshortstack22, 03-10-2009 07:50 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    gels, moon
    • Replies: 89
    • Views: 16,368
    04-22-2010, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Moon Gel

    Started by polygonguy, 11-23-2010 06:38 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    moon
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 16,117
    01-30-2011, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  7. My restoration of a Premier Heavy Rock Nine snare

    Started by Creative Drummer, 11-23-2010 11:45 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    heavy, premier, restoration, rock, snare
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 16,097
    09-12-2014, 03:30 AM Go to last post
  8. How do I get that really tight snare sound

    Started by Fredr, 07-16-2009 08:32 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    snare, sound, tight
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 14,351
    10-03-2009, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  9. How to Clean Drum Heads?

    Started by keysanddrums, 03-07-2009 09:53 PM
    clean, drum, heads
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 14,268
    03-08-2009, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  10. How to set up a Kick Drum Pedal?

    Started by StuSegal, 12-08-2010 07:29 PM
    drum, kick, pedal
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 13,739
    12-14-2010, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Poll Poll: How do you tune your toms?

    Started by DrummerD, 09-25-2011 06:17 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    toms, tune
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 13,296
    02-02-2012, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  12. sanding bearing edges........oh lord.

    Started by Project-Green-Destiny, 09-16-2009 06:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bearing, edgesoh, lord, sanding
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 13,166
    12-26-2009, 05:20 AM Go to last post
  13. Tom overtones are killing me!

    Started by thepilgrimsdream, 07-06-2011 10:58 PM
    killing, overtones, toms, tuning
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 13,012
    08-25-2011, 03:59 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 12,613
    07-17-2010, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  14. Birch Shells

    Started by FlyByNight, 03-08-2015 03:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 12,375
    07-31-2018, 10:41 PM Go to last post
  15. Good bass drum muffling/tuning

    Started by Ethangrobb, 03-10-2011 01:51 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bass, bass drum, bass drum muffling, bass drum tuning, drum, good, muffling or tuning
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 12,226
    08-25-2011, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  16. How cold can drums get?

    Started by butter, 10-01-2011 01:31 PM
    cold, drums
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 12,068
    10-04-2011, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  17. tuning the "boing" out of the floor tom

    Started by reboundjunkie, 09-11-2008 10:52 AM
    boing, floor, tuning
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 12,040
    10-23-2008, 12:07 AM Go to last post
  18. Removal of the resonant head on a bass drum

    Started by Francesco, 08-18-2010 12:36 PM
    bass, drum, head, removal, resonant
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 11,884
    08-18-2010, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  19. Cleaning lacquer shells

    Started by Pearl MCX Man, 02-26-2012 07:32 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    cleaning, lacquer, shells
    • Replies: 70
    • Views: 11,821
    11-25-2012, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  20. What cymbal polish do you recommend?

    Started by FlyByNight, 07-07-2016 04:30 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    clean, cymbal, polish, recommend
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 11,700
    06-12-2019, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  21. Tom Tuning Preferences - Using Tunebot

    Started by xmacvicar, 12-19-2013 05:46 PM
    preferences, toms, tunebot, tuning
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 11,546
    02-24-2014, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  22. Microfiber cloths

    Started by Pearl MCX Man, 07-19-2015 11:03 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    cloths, microfiber
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 11,410
    09-18-2016, 07:13 AM Go to last post
  23. Floor tom tuning

    Started by Ethangrobb, 03-21-2011 01:31 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    floor, floor tom, floor tom tuning, tom tuning, tuning
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 11,393
    01-24-2015, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  24. Soundproofing

    Started by 13drummer, 11-10-2006 08:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    soundproofing
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 11,223
    01-11-2008, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  25. reducing snare ringing

    Started by oaktree137, 03-04-2010 08:09 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    reducing, ringing, snare
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 10,673
    01-08-2011, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  26. What Is A Snare Bed?

    Started by Blaque1002, 06-07-2010 06:41 PM
    snare, snare bed tuning
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 10,498
    06-08-2010, 03:36 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 10,005
    05-11-2011, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  27. big project

    Started by rallydrummer, 07-09-2014 07:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    project
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 9,982
    08-29-2016, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  28. Fixing warped wrap on drums

    Started by jfoster_drums, 08-24-2011 10:04 AM
    drums, fixing, warped, wrap
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 9,879
    08-26-2011, 07:45 AM Go to last post

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