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  1. Re: Am I the only 1 who has trouble with 1/4 note ostinato's?

    I got this wind up metronome and it has a little accent bell and what I do is I have it ring on say "1" and when I got a lot of space I can tell quickly if I'm speeding up or dragging when I'm not in...
  2. Re: What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever seen on a gig?

    I knew this old steel player named Gene.. and he couldn't play for crap.. But during a set he stop playing and be looking up under his steel like he was gonna change the oil or something.. He died so...
  3. Thread: Beach gig songs?

    by wired
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    Re: Beach gig songs?

    Wipe out, Pipe Line.. stuff like Walk don't run. Dick Dale Misirlou, SRV & Stray Cat tunes. I like to play Cheap Trick and Thin Lizzy songs myself.
  4. Thread: Cheap Rogers kit

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    Re: Cheap Rogers kit

    I think they are the later Taiwan versions. and I'm also thinking that they came from the Brook Mays in Mesquite Tx back in the day. I don't have them with me they are still at my friends house. But...
  5. Thread: Cheap Rogers kit

    by wired
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    Re: Cheap Rogers kit

    Oh I almost forgot.. this kit has the old Peace cymbals.. so hmm maybe that's a good sign!
  6. Thread: Cheap Rogers kit

    by wired
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    Re: Cheap Rogers kit

    I miss Brook Mays.. I mostly bought music books from them.. When they were closing down in Mesquite Texas I offered them 800 bucks on an American made black strat like Eric Clapton use to play.....
  7. Thread: Cheap Rogers kit

    by wired
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    Re: Cheap Rogers kit

    cool... I was just trying to figure out if they are worth putting any more money into.. or should I park then along sides my cb 700 wore out crap kit in the storage shed..
  8. Thread: Cheap Rogers kit

    by wired
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    Cheap Rogers kit

    My buddy made a deal with a guy.. Traded some van parts and he got an old Rogers made in Taiwan kit and a wore out Pearl export kit and lots of other gear,, I agreed to buy the Roger's kit for a 100...
  9. Re: What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever seen on a gig?

    I used to play in this top 40 band in Dallas about 8 years ago.. Well our singer this guy named "Mike" wanted to show off for the ladies so he decides to try to be like David Lee Roth and jumped off...
  10. Re: Should I Quit Band Due to Constant Critiques By Singer?

    One way you could get some revenge is to claim that everyone is out of meter especially her.. Then force the band to practice to click tracks. Kind of demented I know.. But hey we all could use a...
  11. Re: Pics of my kit and Gong cymbal and stand I made.

    Yeah but I wish I was the drummer you are! Spaz da man!
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    Re: The ever rotating band member

    I hear you about the lead bass stuff.. Unless it's funk music I guess.. You see a lot of virtuoso bassist getting way up in the high register and that's pretty much a no go zone unless you know what...
  13. Re: Pics of my kit and Gong cymbal and stand I made.

    Thanks Slinky.. Hope your doing good.. I remember you said you had some heart problems a few month back. My dad had a heart attack and had a stint put in.. I love blacksmithing work.. I make a lot of...
  14. Re: Pics of my kit and Gong cymbal and stand I made.

    http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p621/Fred_Beagle/gong%202_zpssgqvbtom.jpg This what it use to look like. and I have no ideal what the Chinese writing says.. Probable some anti America China...
  15. Re: Pics of my kit and Gong cymbal and stand I made.

    Thank you.. i have been buying different toms.. but I have sand them down and restain them to match the cherry wine.. the concert toms are imperial stars and I tore off the wrap but the wood...
  16. Pics of my kit and Gong cymbal and stand I made.

    Here's a few pics of my superstar kit and the gong cymbal and stand I made.. This was that Chinese serving tray I had bought a while back... I wore blisters on my hands but I beat that thing into...
  17. Thread: Rack tom stands

    by wired
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    Re: Rack tom stands

    I won a recent ebay auction on some concert toms a 6" an 8". Tama makes good stands, I really like the old heavy Titan stuff. I found a used double tom stand and I started playing double bass but I...
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    Re: Boom boom from Tasmania

    I bought my son and electric yamaha dtxplorer kit a few years back.. He never did get into it.. So I went and bought him a play station 3 and I took the kit and now I play it all the time.
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    Re: what do u think of GIRL drummers?

    One thing I will say that girls need to do better is this.. Most female singers get used to doing soft ballad type vocals and if they want to sing hard rock then they should work on it. I think that...
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    Re: Explain this filll to me if you don't mind.

    Maybe I'm mistaken in that it only sounds like a 16th note pattern when played fast.. The way he describes it,, it's more like RLrrll RLrrll... I was trying to synch up the ghost notes to sound at...
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    Explain this filll to me if you don't mind.

    In this video the guy in the tigger suit.. claims that he is accenting the first two hits followed by 4 ghost notes and right before this fill he using an exercise where it's like Rrr Lll and then...
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    Re: 80's Ludwig or 80's Tama

    I made a trade for some vintage cherry wine 83 supes.. I'll post some pics when I get my camera fixed here before too long.. but I've added four drums since I made the trade.. I've added two imperal...
  23. Re: How do you adjust and equalize the beaters on a DW 3000 double pedal.

    cool,, I was jacking with it while still attached to the bass drum,There is a drum key screw that raises and lowers the beater but not the angle but I'll give it a good go over to make sure. I've had...
  24. How do you adjust and equalize the beaters on a DW 3000 double pedal.

    I haven't been playing double bass long and this is my first double bass pedal that I bought used off a guy. Before I had a speed king or "Squeek king" that now is used on my electric kit. VBut I...
  25. Thread: George Fludas

    by wired
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    Re: George Fludas

    This is just sick.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xec0FV45zFI
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