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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    15509Yep ! N2Bluz, and drummerMD, so drummerMD you know what I mean about how loud that little Sonor set is if you really lay into it. it's a lot easier in these smaller venues or hard load in's...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    15506. And now. That was at a jazz gig. I do take out regular size 4 and 5 piece sets sometimes. I actually took those Sonor's to this big music venue one time, you have to haul you stuff up two...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    15505How would you like to set these up for 32 one nighters in a row ? I did in 1977. Plus 4 cymbals and hi hats. Never more again.
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    Re: elbow sticking out

    Relax your shoulders.
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    Re: Sometimes the Gig Just Isn't Worth It

    I have run in to all kind of situations at clubs and especially private clubs and country clubs. Usually at these PGA type clubs there is always one person who thinks you are there just for them and...
  6. Thread: Birch Shells

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    Re: Birch Shells

    I have a early 70's birch Beverley set, Emporers over Ambassadors for these. 15436
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    Re: song recorded Drums first

    I used to do that back in the 70's and 80's. I would have the song written and record the drum track first, then add keyboards, bass, guitar, and whatever else was called for. Now I usually track...
  8. Thread: Drum mics

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    Re: Drum mics

    This is what I am using for live drums right now. I really don't think you need to spend a fortune to get a good sound, especially in small to mid size venues. Most of my gigs are outside and I am...
  9. Thread: Beach gig songs?

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    Re: Beach gig songs?

    Real beach music is Drifters, The Tams, Buffett, Ventures, etc.
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    Sticky: Recent Concert

    15231. Played this configuration of my 1981 Ludwig's at a recent concert. 10" 12" 14" 22". 6 1/2 X 14" Supraphonic.
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    Re: Conga, etc going out of style?

    Not going out of style at all. Just North America is not as influenced by the type music that uses a lot of percussion. A lot of people do not realize that there are millions and millions of more...
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    Re: dinner or a drink with a famous drummer

    I went to the "Zora" festival in Ft. Pierce, FL to see Joe Sample and Steve Gadd was playing drums. I used to be in a musical,duo with a guitar player named Pete Carr. Pete has played on many famous...
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    Pearl Forum Series 11"x13" Tom

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    Pearl Forum Black 11"x13" tom shell. Missing one lug. Nice shell. Wrap in very decent condition. Make me a offer. Pay shipping. Message me.
  14. Thread: Gator drum bags

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    Re: Gator drum bags

    I agree with Brian, I have some Gator Bags and never had any issues , but also like the Roadrunner bags. The last three bags I bought were the Roadrunners. I also like the little rubber glow in the...
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    Re: Bop Kit Decisions

    15030I have the original series Gretsch Catalina Jazz set and they sound great. I play a jazz gig every week on them plus I use them some on my R&B gig. When I mic the bass drum it sounds awesome....
  16. Thread: Floor tom

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    Re: Floor tom

    15031{IMG]https://www.drumchat.com/attachment.php?attachmnet}

    Here I am useing two concert toms a 14" and 16" as floor toms with a Tama low double tom stand. I have a rims on the 16" and a regular...
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    Re: Show Us Your Snare Drums

    Just wrapped this 6" 1/2"x14" 10 lug maple Cannon snare to match my 60's Slingerland set.
    https://www.drumchat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=15024&d=1520993543
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    Re: Protective Drum Bags

    I have Gator, Protection Racket, H&R Tuxedo, and recently bought a 14"x14" 16"x16" and 16"x18" Bag by RoadRunner. They are very nice bags, with nice generous plush padding. They also have glow in the...
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    Re: Opinion on Pearl Drums?.

    Yes, used vintage. I have several vintage American made sets and they sound great. You can get a nice vintage Slingerland set for good deals . Make sure they are Niles badges made in USA. Any...
  20. UFIP est. 1847 stamp. Pair 12" hi hats & 14" sizzle with rivets

    Have some nice 12" light UFIP hi hat cymbals and 14" sizzle cymbal with original rivets. Nice cymbals. No keyhole ing, dents, cracks, or flea bites. 14" sizzle would be nice as stand alone, or top or...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    14010My least expensive set. A MIJ 1966 Stewart. Like playing around on it. Used it on a couple jazz gigs last week with a Supraphonic. It actually sounds really good.
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    Re: Slingerland Concert Tom Modifications

    Leave them original. Your correct in that it won't really add any tone at that size. I use a 10" concert tom with a 12" double headed tom in one of my set up's and you can't really tell a lot of...
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    The set I played out with recently.13984
  24. Thread: Snare Tuning

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    Re: Snare Tuning

    Crank up the reso head tight, put a Remo ambassador on the batter and tighten it up pretty high and then adjust the snare tension accordingly to sound.
  25. Thread: Larrie Londin

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    Re: Larrie Londin

    I met Larry when our high school jazz band played at the Memphis Jazz festival. He spoke and did a short clinic, and played solo. He had a Octoplus set. Our group had played just before he did his...
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