Recent content by StaggerLee

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    Kelly Shu Help

    Just a quickie before I fade back into obscurity, where do you kelly shu owners put the lead for the mic? Do you just thread it through the port hole or figure a way to wire it through vent holes? Pics would be fab too!
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    gear4music awful service

    Gah! So 2 weeks ago I ordered some stuff and heads from gear4music, as I finally made the decision to move to Remo after being dissatisfied with the other brands. All the stuff I order is listed as in stock, I pay the money and it says it should take 2-3 days. Perfect as I need them that...
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    Bun E Carlos left Cheap Trick?

    Ludwig uploaded a picture of Cheap Tricks new drummers kit (Daxx Nielsen). Anyone know whats happened?
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    interesting ebay find thoughts?
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    The Drummerworld Game

    I just had an idea for a game for us lot... it might also help to dispell the stigma on some set-ups etc. The premise is so: A member states what size drums he uses, and what cymbals (no brands, just types), and the next 10 people have to guess what genre of music they are using that set up for...
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    Zildjian S Family

    Ok, little bit confused here.... So i went cymbal shopping and needed a new pair of hi hats, had good budget and listened to everything and came out with some cymbals id never heard of. The brand we all know, Zildjian, but the actual series was called "S Family". I had to inquire to the guys in...
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    Gretsch shells

    Something ive only just noticed, on the gretsch drums site the newer catalina maples instead of saying select maple (cheaper stuff) now say the same as renowns: gretsch formula maple shells. Is there anything to this? Or is now the only difference between a renown and the cat the silver sealer?
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    Construction of concert toms

    A question for the builders and in the knows: How much does the shell construction and depth of a shell affect the sonic qualities of concert toms?
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    drum ply query

    I dont have great eyes, so i need some awesome people to help me out on something. I have this lovely snare, and spent most of my time with it thinking it was 3ply. But today after having a full inspection i actually think it might be a single ply, but REALLY thin single ply. The re rings are...
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    Apparently wood isnt important in drums

    So just read this over at the pearl drummers forum, thoughts? PYRRHO There is no such thing as 'tonewood'. Wood is chosen based on availability, cost, workability, and finish properties. Only after the shell has been designed, the target demographic identified, and projected returns analyzed...
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    Good Bye Malleus pedals

    Are you wondering why the page is down? This is why:
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    A true rarity

    Bet none of you have seen one of these before ;) Might be because its the only one thats ever been seen. And thats coming from Nick Hopkins, Mike Ellis and Bob Henrit, pending other confirmations.
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    We are so lucky...

    Ok, so after some faffing around i decided i really needed a rocky snare for the recent turn out music has taken. I dont have anything deeper than 5", so to add to my arsenal i decided to go and buy one. I also decided, i was going to do it on a budget. Now, 4 or 5 years ago, when i had £200...
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    And Im back ;)

    As you know, a while back I got kicked out the old band due to mental health. However the band reformed around me and we are back and rocking ;) It has been a VERY busy month to get a 40 song set list nailed in a month and before that all the logistics of sorting out which gigs belonged to which...
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    Buying from trade shows

    Ok, so third time now at a drum show, and something I have realized is whenever i go over to the intermediate and beginner kits, they sound miles better than they do in shops. Even when said kits are using great tuning from the shop, they seem to pale in comparison to what you see at the show...