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    Re: $125,000 for a 1988 Rockstar Kit?

    Yeah , lets pay $125,000.00 for a mid level kit once owned by a loser that destroyed his life with drugs and alcohol. Oh and he played in the most overrated band ever.
  2. Re: I've finally reach that point ,no more drum buying

    Thanks , I got some recommendations from my Doctor , exercises I can do to relax my joints before I play. It's basically just bending at the knees and elbows , rotating my wrists , squeezing a small...
  3. Re: I've finally reach that point ,no more drum buying

    My deal is I've always wanted an acrylic kit. I just think they look cool. But I'll be retiring in 5 years and that money will serve my wife and I better in the retirement fund. Looking back on all...
  4. Re: I've finally reach that point ,no more drum buying

    This will fit in well here.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48523816947_cd1c1bb6d9_z.jpgUntitled by Joe D, on Flickr

    And here is a pic of the kit.
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  5. I've finally reach that point ,no more drum buying

    I was working in Portland this weekend and I passed by my local drum shop , I haven't been there in quite a while so I stopped in.
    First thing I see is a DW designer series acrylic kit 6 piece...
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    Re: Building a Drum Room

    I do a lot of drywall work , i have my own painting business and in the past few years I started doing drywall as well. You did all the hard work and hired out the fun. The mudding is the fun part,...
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    I've gone on the road with larger kits than this one lol.
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    Sticky: Re: Tama Drums Discussion

    I had a Tama Rockstar DX kit back in the 90's painted my Roto tom red to match.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48438278736_419f06e19c_z.jpgIMG_0867 by Joe D, on Flickr
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    Re: My unpopular opinion of Ozone crashes

    Wow , I just look up prices , not cheap. I may go to my local drum shop and browse through the used cymbal bin. If I can find something half way decent for cheap I may buy it and try drilling it...
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48363771311_7b23bd7cf5_z.jpgUntitled by Joe D, on Flickr

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48363771291_99f6c02bce_z.jpgUntitled by Joe D, on Flickr
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    Re: My unpopular opinion of Ozone crashes

    I had to google ozone cymbals to find out what they are. So it's just s regular crash with holes? The holes somehow give it a bit of a trashy sound? Interesting. I'm a Zildjian guy so I guess their...
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    Re: Changed my set up a bit

    So, I've been trying to come up with a way to get both my 8" toms in a comfortable place to use them. Above the hi hat was the most obvious place but i like my hi hats up high so that was not working...
  13. Thread: Not Happy

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    Re: Not Happy

    I had and old 16" crash that did the same thing. I was able to stop the crack from growing by drilling a small hole at the end of the crack. Got many more years out of the cymbal after that.
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    Re: Ludwig Maple/Birch Shells

    Do you still have this kit?
  15. Thread: John Bonham

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    Re: John Bonham

    This guy does a great job showing how to play some Bonham fills and grooves.
    https://youtu.be/1aEz6B7wRfA
  16. Thread: Thomas Lang

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    Re: Thomas Lang

    Thomas Lang is an amazing drummer. I saw him in clinic a few years ago and got to chat with him a bit afterward. Very Nice guy. Check these videos out.
    Red kit
    https://youtu.be/GGVueUgcdsw...
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    Re: Scott Rockenfield

    Well it's been 27 months since Scott Rockenfield has played with Queesnryche. The band still stands by the statement that he is taking a break to be with his new son , now 2 years old , born in...
  18. Thread: Simon Kirke

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    Re: Simon Kirke

    Maybe it's the way it was recorded but his kick foot sounds really weak.
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    Re: Ringo Starr - Famous Drummers

    Good video
    https://youtu.be/wJTjjAXDZSY
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    This is very frustrating

    It seems like I've been trying for years to get my chops back in top form and well , I have. The problem is I'm older now and the work I do for a living has taken a toll on my body. I also put some...
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    Sticky: Re: Introduce Yourself!

    Wow I've gone 8 years with the same kit. That's a record for me.
  22. Thread: Curious...

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    Re: Curious...

    The most I've ever owned at one time was 4 , currently I have 1.
  23. Thread: 5 Years

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    Re: 5 Years

    Well as a young drummer I was greatly influenced by the Music of Rush and drumming of Neil Peart. There's the NP.
    And here is the YYZ one of their songs.
    https://youtu.be/LdpMpfp-J_I

    I used to...
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    Re: Drummers / Musicians ... Social Media

    Sometimes I wonder what it would have been like if social media was around when we older guys were in our prime. I mean the contacts alone open up so many more doors. I'm friends on Facebook with...
  25. Thread: 5 Years

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    Re: 5 Years

    Glad to hear all is well 5 years later.
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