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    Re: Another kit for me! Rukus Mod Orange Club

    That wrap looks good. Like really good.
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    Re: Count me in (Netflix)

    I thought it was pretty good, but may be a little long-winded. They probably could’ve knocked about 20 minutes off of it.
  3. Thread: Cajon Solo

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    Re: Cajon Solo

    Great playing. Your finger control is on the next level.
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bird's-Eye View/Driver's Seat Kit Pics!!

    New house with a dedicated drum room in the basement. This is just the start

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  5. Re: It's happening! My Dream Kit arrives in 36 Hours

    That’s a nice looking kit. I’m surprised nobody has mentioned the copper hardware on the Ludwig snare.

    Did you get the hardware platted, or was that something Ludwig made?
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    Re: How many do their own recording?!

    Iíve use that microphone set before, and itís actually surprisingly good for the money. The only letdown was the bass drum mic, but that makes a pretty decent floor tom mic. I would look into an...
  7. Thread: Drum Badges

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    Re: Drum Badges

    It’s really interesting how the aesthetics of a drum badge can really make or break how I feel about a kit. Personally, I really do not like the newer Mapex badges. Great sounding drums, but that...
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    Sticky: Re: Tama Drums Discussion

    Not sure about the snare bed, but you shouldn’t have a problem transferring the snare wires over.
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    Re: My Yamaha Maple Custom "Maple Monster"

    So the magic question.

    Where are you going to mount it?
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    Re: Kit you've had the longest?

    I bought my Tama Artstar ES kit with my own money in 94, when I was 14. I actually saved up for it by having a paper route.

    The only thing I don’t like is the power-tom sizing, but I’ve worked...
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    Re: Snare & Practice Pad Stands

    There really isn’t a “best” stand out there. I’m partial to Pearl hardware, but it’s really not any better than anything else made by the major brands.

    The most heavy duty snare stand I’ve seen...
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    Re: Snare & Practice Pad Stands

    Any stand from of the major drum companies should work well for you.
    (Pearl, Yamaha, Gibraltar.....)

    Are you looking for a taller, concert style stand, or a lower drum set style stand?

    As for...
  13. Thread: Curious...

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    Re: Curious...

    I’m sitting on 11 right now. I do swap them out pretty frequently. I like to play with the tunings and trying different head and wire combinations.

    I’ve thought about getting another. For some...
  14. Re: DCP 10th Anniversary Sonor Cast Bronze Snares

    I saw the video of that thing, and was blown away. Went to the site, and saw the price, and was blown right back to reality.
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    Re: Frustrated Yamaha Live Custom owner

    I finally looked up the price difference between the kits. Similar 4 piece shell packs are $1400 more!?!?!?

    $1400 for a ply of plastic and weights in the bass drum. I get the r&d involved, but...
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    Sticky: Re: DW Drums Discussion

    Wow. Just wow.

    That’s one of the better looking kits I’ve seen in a while. Love the gold hardware with that finish.

    Congrats
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    Sticky: Re: Pearl Drums Discussion

    ^^^^ those red accents gaskets look amazing on the black finish. That must have been a Europe only option. I never saw that in the states.
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    Re: Gretsch Stanton Moore snare drum

    Oh man. I remember Skins N Tins. I used to live pretty close to there. What a great independent drum shop. I bought a couple cymbals and a ton of accessories there back in high school. 20+ years ago....
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    Re: Advice On Drum Pads

    You could always buy a larger set, and cut them down to size.
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    Re: Putting Holes in Cymbals?

    I only paid $80 for the cymbal, so I won’t be too upset if it doesn’t work out. Seeing how a new one sells for $280, I can’t go that wrong with it if it all works out.
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    Re: Putting Holes in Cymbals?

    I’m thinking about doing something like this too, but I’m debating on the hole size and pattern. I have an “extra” A custom 18” crash that doesn’t get much use.

    I’m thinking I’ll make it like the...
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    Re: E-kits That Look Like Conventional Drums

    Checked out that website. Looks like what a lot of other companies are doing , as far as mounting piezo triggers under mesh heads.

    It also looks like they are just using other companies’ drum...
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    Re: Your choice for snare wires?

    These guys did a pretty comprehensive test of differnt snare wires.


    https://youtu.be/3n1sm1ELQ8A

    They also have other great content on the channel.
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    Re: Easy fix on discounted Tama Speed Cobras

    Was it a left handed drill bit to pull out the broken bolt? Or did you just drill and tap a new hole?
  25. Re: THRIFT STORE FIND - MADE IN JAPAN YAMAHA DRUM SET w/ONLY 4 DIGIT SERIAL NUMBER?

    That’s pretty cool. No idea what year it is, but it may be worth reaching out to Yamaha directly. They may be able to assist.

    Have you pulled the heads off? Is there and delamination of the plys?
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