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Forum: Drummers 12-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,511
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Thoughts On Phil Collins??

he did some great stuff on Robert Plant's first 2 solo albums, too. Plant always seemed to let the drummers go off on his records, i.e. Richie Hayward also who played some killer stuff on Shaken and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Amplified Bass drum sound problem.

I think a lot of it is laying the mic inside the drum. I've had issues with that in the past, and my kick doesn't have much resonance. When you hit the kick it probably makes the mic bounce a little,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: peace sells drum track

actually, Gar could handle it plenty well. Sometimes he would drop the left kick in a typical pattern where everyone would usually do the 4 on the floor, and it would give it a different sound. He...
Forum: Drums 11-28-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Ludwig Supraphonic -50th year edition

weren't supras made before '64? I know I've seen some with transition badges, but maybe they weren't referred to as supras yet. And, not a fan of this new badge. Give me the good old ugly blue/olive...
Forum: Drums 11-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Help identifying Mapex snare

definitely older, and from the 90's. Wouldn't know the wood type without seeing the inside. They didn't make cheap models in that size, so it's likely maple or birch.
Forum: Drums 11-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Premier Resonator snare drum liner?

if it's a "resonator" then it should have the liner, as that's what makes it a "resonator". The snare I played had one, so someone must have taken the chamber out of this one. Honestly, it made the...
Forum: Drums 11-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Played a Pearl BCX set. Very warm sound for all birch

I always wanted a blx kit, and still do. I noticed they really heavily coated the insides of the shells, which may have had something to do with the focus, and lack of warmth.
Forum: Drums 11-15-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,108
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Gretsch Renown or Tama Starclassic B+B

that has not been my experience at all. I saw my buddy play last night on his Renowns, and those suckers cut like crazy! I've heard a couple of Silverstars, and they don't cut that well at all from...
Forum: Drums 11-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Worth $75.00

that pedal is worth more than the kit, provided it's in working condition.
Forum: Drums 11-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Ludwig Bronze Piccolo - A good buy?

yeah, 3X13 is a real small/minimal shell size, so there won't be a huge difference in the sounds you can get. But, if you can manage to get a bronze supra for 200$, you don't have anything to lose...
Forum: Drums 09-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Bearing Edge Dressing

I shellac the insides of pretty much all the drums I make. It doesn't really make a huge difference in sound to my ears, but it is always with keller maple shells, so maybe other woods would be...
Forum: Drums 09-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Pearl Sensitone phosphor bronze snares available again

yeah, I'm disappointed in how expensive the new sensitones are. They probably see people paying 700$ for black beauties, and all the other boutique drums for 1000$ + and figure they'll try their hand...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Ludwig Piccolo Snare - Need A Manufacture Date

yep, just as they did on the last Blackrolites. I don't know what the b/w badge means anymore, as they started out using them on the u.s. made Rockers, then the blackrolites, but I'm assuming these...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Old school rock bass drum setup.

lots of dudes were using black dots, on kick and snare.
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: What is your opinion of this Billy Cobham review?

ha ha, Cobham is Cobham. That's why I love him- he's loud, busy, and does his own thing. A lot of people used to typical lighter hitting fusions guys probably are turned off by his style, because it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Old and new

trust me, when you get to a certain age, or certain level as a professional the less you even listen to music, much less new stuff. Most of those guys like Chambers basically do music as a job, so to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Ludwig Piccolo Snare - Need A Manufacture Date

naw, this is a recently made drum. I've seen these for sale new in the past 2 years or so, so not from the 80's. Probably no older than 3 to 4 years. It sold for 120$ or so on Musician's Friend, so...
Forum: Drums 09-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: ludwig swivel nut

yeah, the inserts are all pretty much the same size. The only exceptions may be DW's, old Sonors, or certain Premiers.
Forum: Drums 09-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Super-Ludwig 401

nice! I thought the brass snares were all chromed back in those days.
Forum: Drums 09-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,389
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: It's the room not the kit !

it's not just the room, but where you're at in the room, and what's next to you in that room. I've played rooms where if you move your kit a few inches one way, it can change the sound/volume. If...
Forum: Drums 07-09-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Opinions on what to do with these old ludwig Classic Maples?

man, those drums had been on ebay for a long time. I remember seeing them on there years ago. I believe that blue sparkle is probably turquoise sparkle, hence the greener look. I think the finish is...
Forum: Drums 06-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,073
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: HELP!! Brass Snare Question

never had a problem with drummaker. It just seems like they went through a rough patch that can happen sometimes, especially in this economy. The parts can be sketchy to get sometimes since they are...
Forum: Drums 06-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Double Bass Drum Tone Uneven

I know exactly what you're talking about. A lot of double pedals are configured the same way, and will give you this same issue. However, Pearl's pedals are set up differently, and don't have this...
Forum: Drums 06-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: How do you stabilize a virgin bass drum that jumps up and down?

yes, those spikes are really what keep the thing from moving. I guarantee that was part of your problem. Just put the rubber feet on before you put it back in the case, and you'll be fine. That's...
Forum: Drums 06-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By drumhammerer
Re: Ludwig Transition / WFL

check on ebay religiously. You've actually got the most difficult drum to get from that era, which is the 18" floor tom. Either that, or the 14X10, which I don't think was even made till the later...
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