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    Re: Zoomatic strainer-Slingerland

    Nice score Weezy, the 6.5s are a bit harder to find, especially with 10 lugs. Even with the cost of a replacement strainer it'll be a heck of a deal!

    Slingerland is extremely easy to date, the...
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    Re: Zoomatic strainer-Slingerland

    I've always loved the zoomatic, I've owned several krupas and a couple of artist models, never had any problems. I do see lots for sale with the tension knob broken off, which is not repairable. As...
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    Re: Best Small Bass Drum

    I've seen people use african Dun Duns with pedals before, they sound amazing! You would probably need some kind of cradle/lifter for it though.

    http://www.asilimi.com/DUN_DUN_KANGABA1.jpg
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    Re: What's in YOUR stickbag, Mate?

    A couple pairs of Vic Firth 7As
    A couple pairs of Vater "Manhattan" 7As
    1 pair of Vic Firth Standard Jazz brushes
    1 pair of Vater Nylon brushes
    1 pair of vintage Slingerland Jake Jerger...
  5. Re: A drummer can never be too fast or have too many snares?

    What's not to get? People collect stuff, usually stuff they're interested in. How is it any different from a guitarist who owns multiple guitars? Or someone who collects coins or baseball cards, its...
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    Re: 3 floor toms

    Man, I am really digging the triangle configuration, hadn't ever seen that before...
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    Re: Zildjian K hybrids any good?

    Used to have the hi-hats, amazingly crisp and bright. Great sounding hats that really cut. I would definitely own another pair.
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    Re: sparkle vinyl fabric wrap?

    I've used that sparklebrite sticky back craft stuff they sell for cheap on ebay and was not impressed at all. It didn't look very good or go on very easily in my opinion. The barstool stuff looks...
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    Re: Tung Oil Results

    Dude, those toms look incredible! The finish really pops, especially with the contrasting marine pearl wrap! I've used tung oil before on some conga drums and was very impressed with not only the...
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    Poll: Re: Finish or Drum sizes

    Sizes are much more important to me than finishes. I'm cool with almost all finishes, so long as they aren't incredibly tacky, but the standard solid, sparkle, flame wraps and natural stains and...
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    Re: Pulled the trigger on a jazz kit

    Beautiful kit Doc! I've been seeing these Brooklyn sets around the net lately, have been wondering about them. Sounds like you got a pretty good deal!
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    Re: Drum Throne with backrest cheap.

    Definitely agree, your throne is the most important piece of your kit in my opinion! Good technique begins with good posture!
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    Re: It all in the tuning

    Nail on the head PB, nothing makes a kit sing like a fresh set of heads!
  14. Thread: Bass Drum.

    by Gretschhead
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    Re: Bass Drum.

    I marched BD for a while in highschool. It can be the easiest percussion to march or one of the hardest. It really depends on who is writing the percussion parts. In marching percussion the BD line...
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Thanks for the welcoming and comments guys!
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    Re: what is your dream set

    My dream kit would be an early 60s Slingerland 20/12/14 with matching 1ply radio king in Blue Ripple Pearl wrap w/ vintage Istanbul K cymbals
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Hey everyone, been a while since I've been on DC. I've been apartment dwelling and don't get to drum much lately, but wanted to show off my newly purchased Gretsch kit. 1981 "Pro Jazz" set in white...
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    Re: Floor Tom Build - good or bad idea?

    Ahh ok, not very familiar with pearls finishes, just looked like the pic of the guitar. I tried, good luck!
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    Re: Josh freese

    Deedubs, there is a certain format required to post in this section of the forum, read the sticky post titled "Rules for Posting in this Forum ** READ FIRST **" or look at any of the other posts in...
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    Re: Books on certain latin rhythms?

    "The Essance of Afro Cuban Percussion & Drumset"

    Great book with instruction for drum set, congas, bongos, timbales, accessory percussion, as well as how all the parts fit together and even music...
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    Re: Floor Tom Build - good or bad idea?

    There's a 16x14 Session tom in that finish on ebay at the moment ...
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    Re: Your first concert...if you dare.

    My parents took me to free blues concerts in the park every summer when I was a little kid (some really big names), but the first concert that I actually bought a ticket for was Candlebox in the...
  23. Thread: Technique

    by Gretschhead
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    Re: Technique

    Hal Blaine
  24. Re: bass beaters to use on a cowbell on an lp gajet

    Have to agree with Drumbledore, I've tried many different beaters with the gajate, and your basic round wood beater is not your best choice for using on the cowbell. Its very loud and like...
  25. Thread: LP Caixa?

    by Gretschhead
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    Re: LP Caixa?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM0Ce7U5u8c

    This guy has one in his setup, he plays it around 4:00. Sounds pretty cool...
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