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    Re: Kit you've had the longest?

    I have a set of Yamaha Power Tour Customs that I bought in 1988 I don't play them much anymore. This last yr. I was using them at home to practice on. I made video with them recently and got a pretty...
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    Re: Cymbal sleeves with hihats

    I made my own sleeve for my hats out of automotive hose. I've been using the same piece for a few yrs now.
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bird's-Eye View/Driver's Seat Kit Pics!!

    indiglo, dang that's quite the kit. I really like it a lot. Congrats man.
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    Re: Some Heads Just Don't Fit

    I had some old Grestch drums once and they were to big for most heads. I didn't keep them long, but I did keep the snare a long time. My local drum shop suggested a vintage head I think it was Remo,...
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    Re: What's your preferred type of Snare

    I use a Ludwig brass LM303 (import for Ludwig) Like late8 said about his BB It's got a lot of tone for a metal drum. It's got some warmth to it also. Not all sharp and bright. I use it with my...
  6. Re: When a Hall of Fame guitarist asks you to be his drummer

    That sounds like something you have to go for. Have fun.
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    Re: Why not mount Toms to bass drum?

    There may be a lot of truth in that statement Rick. I think our sense of sight can alter what our sense of hearing perceives. It would be cool to do a blind fold test. We could record the kick with...
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    Re: Why not mount Toms to bass drum?

    I've almost always had my toms on the kick. I have tried mounting them on stands a few times over the yrs. but it just seems right to have them on the kick. I recently got a new to me kit, and it...
  9. Thread: country music

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    Re: country music

    Well there are a ton of them I like to play, and basically I'm a rocker. I Can Kick Your A$$ by Justin Moore, is a newer one. Almost anything by Brooks and Dunn. Honky Tonk Attitude by Joe Diffie...
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    Re: Upgraded my bass pedals!

    the DWs are certainly an up grade from the Jrs. Congrats. I played the Jrs. for 7 yr. and up graded to the Speed Cobras. I'm sure you'll like the 9000s.
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    Re: Kick drums: To pillow, or not to pillow?

    I've always used some sort of dampening, not a pillow though, it's too much. Recently I bought an Aquarian regulator reso, and I already had a PS3 on the batter side. It sounds really good with...
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    Re: Needing advice with Kick Drum Pedal technique

    That's why I said some of the pros do it so who am I to argue.
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    Re: Needing advice with Kick Drum Pedal technique

    I've never buried the beater. After 40 some yrs of playing heel up and letting the beater come back off the head, I don't think I can leave the beater on the head now. At least not with out it...
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    Re: That one crash cymbal

    Mine is an 18" Paiste Sig. full crash. I've had it since 91.
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    Re: Tama Iron Cobra 600 Single Pedal

    Congrats on the IC. I've been a Tama pedal player since 1980 or so. I think all of them I've had were good. Camco, Pro-twin, IC 900 (which I still have) IC Jr.Dbl. , and the Speed Cobra Dbl. which I...
  16. Re: Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute Nouveau for sale - 10/12/14/20

    It took so long to sell my 13, 16, & 22 I thought I was gonna have to sell them separately, but they finally did sell. Other wise you'd have a 16. You were going to be contacted first if I made that...
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    Re: First 2 notes on Beatles "Come Together"?

    I've always just played the hat with the kick on the first two notes. Then the next four notes were on the hat with a little sizzle on the fourth note.
  18. Thread: Zildjian Cymbals

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    Sticky: Re: Zildjian Cymbals

    You're a braver man than I . I did buy a car once with out telling her. That was crazy. Congrats on the new cymbals.
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    Re: What's old is new again

    My kit came with pin stripes new. Long time ago. I used those for a while. Then I used coated ambassadors for many yrs. Lately, last several yrs. I've been using 2 ply heads. Coated G2s on the rack...
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    Sticky: Re: Zildjian Cymbals

    Congrats on your new K. I'm really liking mine. The 20" K ride sounds real nice with the country band I'm in right now. I'm using the K custom dark 17 also. Not sure about the 18" K med. thin dark. I...
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    Re: New Reso Heads --- How Often ?

    In the 80s I read in Modern Drummer that the resos loose their tone or stretch out or something. Anyway, they were saying to replace them after a while. I take that to mean like one yr. Now do I do...
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    Re: Pork Pie throne vs Roc-n-Soc

    I've got a PP tractor style with threaded spindle. Several yrs old and never any squeaks or creeks. I'd take it back if you hear it at all. there's a lot of things you won't be able to hear on a gig,...
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    Sticky: Re: Yamaha Drums discussion

    I had a BCAN kit and was using Supper 2 Aquarians on the 10 and 12, On the Fl. toms I had performance 2 heads.
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    Re: anyone remember these?

    Oh ya. I wanted the Japanese sun rise really bad. Now I see them and can't believe I liked them.
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    Sticky: Re: Show Us Your Drums!

    Nice kit but I'm surprised you gave up the Yamahas. Oh, I just realized those were SCB. You still have the MCAN kit don't you?
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