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Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,290
Posted By drthemez
Re: Ddrum dios maple

I'm the opposite i like the deeper bass. I have a 22x20 on my ludwig and am a big fan of 20x20 like the one on the dios
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,290
Posted By drthemez
Re: Ddrum dios maple

Ok so i got the kit the other day and have had a chance to put some hours behind it. sizes are 20x20, 12x8, 14x12, 14x13... no snare drum.

First off my overall impression is that the kit sounds...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,290
Posted By drthemez
Ddrum dios maple

Hey all,

After a long time debating and researching i finally picked up another drum kit. It's a DDrum Dios Maple (pocket). At first i was skeptical of Ddrum, they seem to get a bad rep...
Forum: Drums 11-28-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By drthemez
Choices... Ash or Maple

Hey all, ive been searching for a practice/ gig kit... something a little smaller than what i have now and have narrowed it down to 2. I think im going to go with a Ddrum this time around... i...
Forum: Drums 11-27-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,297
Posted By drthemez
Re: PDP M5 vs Ludwig Element vs Mapex Meridian Maple/Birch

Hmm, thats a tough decision. It depends on what type of wood you like more. For me, i like maple, so itd be between the M5 and meridian maple. Personally, i think the m5 is better looking, but the...
Forum: Drums 11-24-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By drthemez
Pearl VBX.... 100% Birch?

Hey im thinking about picking up a Pearl VBX shell pack for 350 bucks for a beat around kit. Anyway im kind of confused on whether or not these VBX kits are 100 percent birch or not. In the...
Forum: Drums 11-18-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,891
Posted By drthemez
Re: Custom Drums... whats the deal

This is exactly my thought... it seems like whatever sizes, finishes, shells etc i can find just by looking through each brands high end drums... which are usually 1000-1500 dollars, compared to 3 or...
Forum: Drums 11-17-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,891
Posted By drthemez
Custom Drums... whats the deal

Ok, i hope i dont start controversy or anything, but i have been tossing around the idea of getting myself a custom kit. I got a quote for a 3piece from DW that was over 3 grand (12,15,22) and i...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-16-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,535
Posted By drthemez
Re: Bare Feet, Socks or Shoes?

God bless anyone who plays barefoot or in socks, i just cant do it comfortably. I found that i like wearing my running shoes which are somewhat tight fitting. ASIC 2150's all the way! haha
Forum: Drums 11-13-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,698
Posted By drthemez
Re: Is Tama History?

Ive noticed this too.... i think a lot of it for me personally is that all the forums i go to i rarely hear much about tama, so when im looking around i almost forget to even check out what they...
Forum: Drums 11-12-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,458
Posted By drthemez
Re: Ludwig Epic X-Over "BlackBurst Finish"

I have the red burst one and it looks amazing in person. Anyway, i checked the website and it does look weird on there but i found some stock photos from ebay and it looks extremely nice... here...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,605
Posted By drthemez
Re: Drumming pet peeves

My biggest pet peeve is when people try to sell used drum equipment at basically brand new price, and then they take offense when you ask them if they would take less.

For example, im looking to...
Forum: Drums 11-06-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By drthemez
Re: So many choices >.<

I personally like the PDP M5's in that price range.... or the PDP FS if you like birch more than maple

The M5 is 630 for a shell pack which is a pretty fair deal...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,625
Posted By drthemez
Re: Does your drumming style match your personality?

This is a great thread. I dont really think my playing matches my personality that much. Im on the quieter side, some would say a little bit shy but my playing is far from this. I guess to an...
Forum: Drums 11-03-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By drthemez
Re: Getting drums in the mail

When i bought my set online it was mailed in 8 boxes, and 3 showed up one day and 5 the next. Also my floor tom was also mailed without the legs and they were actually in the box with the bass drum....
Forum: Drums 11-01-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,192
Posted By drthemez
Re: 14x8 as main snare?

The Mapex big cat is maple/ walnut. The kit i have is a walnut hybrid and came with a 6.5 snare. The 6.5 snare sounded real good, but the 8x14 i got has a much more "full" sound. I tune my toms...
Forum: Drums 11-01-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,192
Posted By drthemez
Re: 14x8 as main snare?

I have a 14x 8 mapex big cat as my main snare and love it. I play rock, punk rock, and alternative and it suits it fine.

Idk if you know who wilco is but their drummer often uses a 14x8 and i...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,821
Posted By drthemez
Re: Don`t touch my drums!

I have never been one to freak out when people touch my kit. Like someone else pointed out, I hit the things harder than anyone just tapping on them is going to. I dont really see how anyone could...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By drthemez
Re: Getting a new set

Wait, so your selling a PDP MX and a ludwig accent to buy.... another accent? Even though the cymbals are nice i wouldnt sell the mx for it. Im also not a fan of the sizes listed in the ludwig ...
Forum: Drums 10-25-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By drthemez
Re: Quick opinions

Hmmm i guess i need to read correctly, all the ones i saw on google were 14x 5.5 so i assumed, but the one for sale is 13x5.5 which would probably cut my profit a little bit.... decisions haha
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By drthemez
Re: Proud Daddy....

I wish i had started that young! He's going to have great future as a drummer if he sticks with it, and loves it of course
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,896
Posted By drthemez
Re: Bands with two drummers

One of my favorite bands modest mouse toured with two drummers for a while. They use a lot of percussion though and they werent both necessarily playing the "set" together that often.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,508
Posted By drthemez
Re: Week to teach drums

First thing that comes to mind is White Stripes- seven nation army? Idk if that style would be appropriate or not though, but it def could be learned in a week IMO
Forum: Drums 10-24-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By drthemez
Re: Quick opinions

From what ive been researching they were kind of a limited edition type thing, and the only ones i could find were $399 from stores but they were all out of stock. I watched some youtube videos and...
Forum: Drums 10-24-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By drthemez
Quick opinions

So i have this hobby of buying cymbals and drums on CL or pawn shops and re selling them to make a profit. Ive made a decent amount doing this with cymbals.

I came across a chance to get a...
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