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    Re: Busiest drummer?

    Brain from Primus:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkFMJ4-ai1I[/QUOTE]

    Sorry for being pedantic, but that's Tim Alexander, not Brain.
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    Re: How do I choose cymbals?

    I was in a Metallica tribute band for 5 years. I use mostly Zildjian A Customs, a very versatile, all-around good pro cymbal (my China is a Z Custom). If I'm not mistaken - which I could very well be...
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    Re: What's your next thing to buy?

    Congratulations. Gorgeous kit. I've been a DW owner since 1994, and I'm thinking of a new kit, maybe next year. Welcome to the club. ;)
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    Re: What a Great Find !!!

    Spider, I'd like to make you a very lucrative offer. I am willing to give you TWENTY U.S. DOLLARS, CASH MONEY, RIGHT NOW for that cymbal. Heheheheh...... :icon_wink:
  5. Re: $300 for a DW 9000 double bass pedal is pretty good, right?

    DW pedals are built here in the US. The 9000 series double pedals are going for $450-$500 new, here (generally). If you're looking at $900 in New Zealand, the extra money you're paying is for...
  6. Thread: screen names

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    Re: screen names

    I'm 6'8", 300 pounds, name is George. BigTallG. :)
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    Poll: Re: New Snare heads

    Thanks, man! This is actually my first foray into the blues, I've been a hard rock/metal guy for most of my drumming "career"....but this isn't about me or my band.... What did you think of the...
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    Poll: Re: New Snare heads

    Hmmm.....I have an Emperor X on my snare....doesn't sound "dead" to me.....
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    Poll: Re: New Snare heads

    I use an Emperor X on my snare, a DW 10-ply 5x14 maple. Have a listen...
    http://www.arthurholmesbluesband.com/fr_home.cfm
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    Re: choosing sticks....

    Agreed. Oak is a harder wood than hickory, but it does tend to simply snap right in half, whereas hickory will splinter and "chip away" before actually breaking. Usually.

    Concerning tips, I'm a...
  11. Thread: My new setup

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    Re: My new setup

    Nice kit, great deal. Congratulations. :)
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    Re: BIG DRUMSET NEWS! (For DW at least)

    Thanks, Ketchup. Fellow DW owner, or just a drum enthusiast? :)

    Edit: I've been a DW owner since 1994. Believe me, I know how difficult it is to get replacement parts. And the genuine DW lugs and...
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    Re: Guys, I won tonight's Drum-Off!

    Very nice job, young man. I see a bright future for you in drumming. :)
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    Re: BIG DRUMSET NEWS! (For DW at least)

    No, actually, you can't. DW's lugs are a trademarked item, and they don't sell them at retail (individually or in sets). One of the lugs on my snare drum broke, I had to send the broken lug back to...
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    Re: Bands that you love

    RH, thanks. I'm glad you like it, I really appreciate the compliments. I have a 6-piece DW kit, circa 1994. They're the equivalent of what a Collector's Series would be now. Back then, there was no...
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    Re: Finally got a gig!

    Be sure to post some new music with YOU playing!!!
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    Re: Finally got a gig!

    Shhhhh....just between you and me....;) We made a group page on Facebook about a month ago, but something went awfully awry with it, so we deleted it. Might try again soon.
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    Re: Finally got a gig!

    Awesome!! Good for you!! I'm in a blues band now too, check us out... www.arthurholmesbluesband.com

    Double-bill if we're ever in Texas?:punk:
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    Re: Number of lugs

    My sentiments exactly. You wouldn't buy a car if all you saw was the front fender, right? Check out the whole kit, inspect it for scratches, possible damage to the shells (especially since they've...
  20. Thread: DW tom heads

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    Re: DW tom heads

    Yoda nailed it. Those are Remo Ambassadors, with a 1-inch wide strip of coating around the edge, made specifically for DW for installation on new kits.
  21. Thread: Living Colour

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    Re: Living Colour

    Here are 2 different live versions of one of my favorite Living Colour songs. Enjoy. :)

    YouTube - Living Colour - "Love Rears Its Ugly Head" Montreux 2001

    YouTube - Living Colour...
  22. Re: What would you do if you won a Million Dollars?

    Invest every single penny, work 5 more years, retire at 44 with $100 million. :)
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    Re: Bands that you love

    The Arthur Holmes Blues Band. :)

    www.arthurholmesbluesband.com


    (Ok, ok, I know, that's my band...nothing wrong with a little self-promotion, right? ;) )
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    Re: DW Air-lift 9000 throne

    I'll have to check this out. I need a new throne, I have a DW 9000 series throne now, but there's a tear in the cushion cover, so it doesn't perform as it used to. I'm curious as to how strong the...
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    Re: What Skins Are on Your Supraphonic?

    I just put a Remo Emperor X on my snare...it's a 2-ply head, a clear Ambassador Black Dot with a coated Ambassador over it.... All I can say is WOW!!!! Love, love, LOVE that head!!


    Wait.... I...
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