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  1. Re: Can you help identify the brand and model of this drumset?

    Company is Masters of Maple. They do strictly custom work.
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    Re: Premier going under?

    Indeed, but that's what happens when Jaguar does your chroming for you.
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    Re: George Way Drums Build Info?

    Ronn Dunnett owns the George Way name and has been producing drums under that name for some time. He has no affiliations with DW or Camco.

    Ronn has continually refused to reveal the drums country...
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    Re: Brazing Broken Cymbals

    Umm... What?

    As for cymbal alloys...

    For the record, traditional B20 cymbal bronze is 80% copper and 20% tin. The silver is a trace element. It's not added deliberately and cymbal companies...
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    Re: Why Does This Snare Keep Calling My Name?

    It's possessed?
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    Re: Brazing Broken Cymbals

    There's a reason only 2 things in the world are still made from bronze. It's not very durable stuff.
  7. Thread: Decisions

    by MattDrums
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    Re: Decisions

    If you intend to study music at the university level, you will end up spending much of your time in orchestral and chamber music settings, unless... you intend on studying at a school that allows you...
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    Re: S-Hoop Vs 3mm Triple Flange

    Keep saving. If you don't like either of your "Plan B" hoops, you'll end up with 2 hoops you don't want, zero cash in your pocket, and a drum that doesn't sound the way you want it to. Suppress your...
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    Re: DW buyout of Gretsch

    Pearl is the largest and most diversified drum company on earth. They're not going anywhere, or to anyone.
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    Re: DW buyout of Gretsch

    At the moment, DW is scrambling to get the logistics together. In addition to the other brands they got in the KMC deal (LP, Toca, etc) they also got warehouses, staff, an entire dealer network, and...
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    Poll: Re: Snare drum hoops

    It's all about application. Different hoops provide different sounds and the context will usually decide. My snare collection includes every kind of hoop on the market, except single flange, which I...
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    Re: Snare drum make

    Definitely an Allegra. Recognized it on sight, and THAT, is one fabulous drum.
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    Re: Kit set-up change= physical agony?

    Guy walks into a doctor's office and says, "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and the doctor says, "Don't do that."

    The drum set is by nature a modular instrument, meaning it's actually a collection...
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    Re: The poor mans high end drum kit.

    I have some questions for you, and I don't mean this in a confrontational way, more of a clinical curiosity.

    Why do you feel the need to denigrate your drums and try to justify your choice by...
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    Re: drum head for a stainless steel snare.

    Cool. I have the 14x5.5 version of that drum from '06 or '07ish. The hammered shell and diecast hoops make those drums pretty dry to begin with. I run a coated Ambassador on mine.
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    Re: Drum sets that are real "sleepers"

    Taye TourPro
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    Re: Snare Drum Comparison

    It's called the Snare Drum Olympics and it's held every 2 or 3 years. The event has been going on for some time and is put on by the folks at Not So Modern Drummer Magazine. You'd be amazed at who...
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    Re: 24x18 Tour Custom refinish

    "Rat Rod" is the first thing that came to my mind too.

    The Tour Customs, Turbo Tour Custom, and Rock Tour Custom drums all had a phenolic resin finish. A major PITA to remove and refinish anything...
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    Re: Who do think makes best hardware?

    The company is called Reliance Musical Instruments and they are among the largest OEM builders in the drum industry. They manufacture parts and products for a variety of popular brands, including DW...
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    Re: ludwig accents drums

    "... there are between 50 to 67 species of juniper, widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa in the Old World, and to the mountains of Central...
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    Re: Am I the only one?

    That's exactly what they were trying to do.

    Back when... "student" model kits were painted instead of wrapped, they also had fewer lugs and options, but were the exact same shells as their...
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    Re: Help me identify model of Pearl snare.

    That is definitely a Jupiter, and a heck of a drum. The COB model is best known for being the model Stewart Copland used on all those legendary Police records and is to this day, one of the defining...
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    Re: ludwig accents drums

    Accents have gone through many incarnations, CS Custom and CS Custome Elite being the cream of the crop, and very good sounding drums BTW. Accent CS of the same era (black badge) were juniper shells
  24. Thread: Namm 2015

    by MattDrums
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    Re: Namm 2015

    Right, sorry... meant to say Crush.
  25. Thread: Namm 2015

    by MattDrums
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    Re: Namm 2015

    Did you see the price tag? OUCH

    The Tama Acrylics use the same Ming seamless shells as Pearl, PDP, etc so sonically it's the same as every other acrylic kit on the market.
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