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Forum: Drums 02-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 807
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: The legendary sweet spot

It's the weather, and warm skins always sound fuller than cold skins. Throw an electric blanket on 'em.
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 945
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Drums as an investment?

Vintage drums and some custom drums in really good condition I would consider as an investment, reason being say, a 1958 to 1960 Ludwig cob for instance is a proven winning formula. you can get a...
Forum: Drums 02-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Ludwig legacy classic and vintage Ludwig bopsound?

Can see no reason why they wouldn't work for you in that idiom.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,354
Posted By paradiddle pete
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,354
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your story about how you started drumming?

I hit my Teddy Bear then moved onto buckets and paint tins and the rest is history.
Forum: Drums 02-12-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 994
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Kickport, does it really make a difference??

The difference is that you now have perfectly good skin with a hole in it.
Forum: Drums 02-10-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,549
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Vintage Snare Drum Collectors?

Good thread this one keep 'em coming. hear is my little collection. at the top..'60 cob 400..'30's Duplex..'20's Super..'20's Pioneer..'50's Slingy..'60 cob 400..
Forum: Drums 02-10-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Help me understand the reason behind dynasonics and DW's new snare mechanism

or just didn't take the time to learn the drum. John you are spot on . Herein lies the key to Dynasonics you have to take the time to set it up the way you like it. Heck these days you can adjust...
Forum: Drums 02-08-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,675
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Ludwig Copper Phonic

I still think the lug gaskets are ugly and stupid, but what do I know.
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 28,822
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I'm not going to get into the vagueness of the metallurgy of the time , others will no doubt know more about this than me, but I do have quite a few pre serial and 70's 602's and they sound good to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 28,822
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

A 70's Paiste 20" med and a Craig Lauritsen 20" Kontroversial Flat Ride.
Forum: Drums 02-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: 30's Duplex COB

Larry, thanks. I'd like to think you are more appreciative than envious. I played this drum quite a bit last night and it pretty much does what a Black Beauty could do so it's a neat cheaper...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Is "pocket" what you play or how you play it?

In my world that's called a Full Nelson..
Forum: Drums 02-01-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: 30's Duplex COB

Turns out that these are a pretty good drum, cob, crimped beds, the hoops are a little flimsy but do the job. All round sounds really good.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,258
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Unanswered Threads

Try to remain calm, I have no authority to answer these questions.
Forum: Drums 01-30-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Most resonant / warm drums?

Mid to late 60's Rogers .
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Is "pocket" what you play or how you play it?

Free your mind and your ass will follow. It's all in your head.
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,258
Posted By paradiddle pete
Unanswered Threads

Should a thread with no replies go unanswered simply because you may not have anything valid to contribute or should we reply just out of common courtesy so the op doesn't feel like a wallflower? On...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: dumb question about keyholing

Natural keyholing I would think indicates a cymbal that has been played probably because it sounds good. Not sure about the sweet spot theory more likely the heavy side naturally turns to the bottom....
Forum: Drums 01-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: new offerings from Craviotto

Here's one for discussion, i know it's a marching drum but it is 23" by 7" so how would it go with a foot pedal?
Forum: Drums 01-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: new offerings from Craviotto

I played me some Baloney and it sounds pretty meaty. I like Cravs you know what are getting , the Man puts his name on his drums. Go get some.
Forum: Drums 01-19-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: new offerings from Craviotto

but in my situation I wouldn't be doing the drums any justice ;)[/QUOTE]

Yeah you play the way you play, I get it. But the drums may do you justice.
Forum: Drums 01-18-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By paradiddle pete
30's Duplex COB

Anyone have any knowledge on these drums? COB Tube lugs Single Flange hoops.
Forum: Drums 01-18-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: new offerings from Craviotto

I think they are a great offering, especially for the Craviotto knockers. I just played my Ludwigs and then my Craviottos and they do not sound the same. The Ludwigs don't even come close. Expecting...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,145
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: The official, "Your services are no longer required" thread

Just keep playing, it really doesn't matter where you play. Some of my best best solos went unheard by anyone but i know they mattered. play on..
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