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Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,059
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Unix Drums out of business/moved?

Francois is still very much alive... He moved his shop and there was a major delay in getting his rather large lathe moved to the new shop. No lathe = no drums.

The lathe is back in the shop and...
Forum: Drums 03-21-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,682
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Fantastic find! Custom Classic Kit Review

Best? Nah... not even close. The best kit I will ever own will be of my own design. Built by my own hands and the lightest kit on the planet. One of these days I will own my own magnesium alloy kit. ...
Forum: Drums 03-21-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,682
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Fantastic find! Custom Classic Kit Review

Flam: Coating the inside with tung oil isn't going to do anything for you... Especially not "warming" up the sound. Just so you know... Plus the easiest way to round down edges would be to glue some...
Forum: Drums 02-21-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,837
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Unix Stave Snare Drums

Ummm the title says it all.

http://www.unixdrums.com

Pretty much the best drums money can buy. He's doing segment drums now as well. Unlike most other companies Francois starts with the raw...
Forum: Drums 06-23-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 213,982
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

Apparently you don't get to play many snare drums then... ;)
Forum: Drums 11-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,837
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Unix Stave Snare Drums

Mine is a 13 x 7 Birds Eye Maple... no difference in sound from regular maple but just cool looking. It's 1/2" thick... Personally I REALLY want a 14 x 6.5" Paduak in 3/8" with built in reinforcement...
Forum: Drums 11-07-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,837
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Unix Stave Snare Drums

http://www.mckenziedrums.com/ShowCase/finishedstave2.jpg

That's my beautiful Unix drum. 13 x 7 maple... that picture makes the blocks stand out but in person you can hardly tell it's a stave it's...
Forum: Drums 08-28-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,693
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Ludwig Stainless Steel

Yea... anyone that knew what they were talking about would have noticed the blue/olive badging, etc and immediately been interested in it.
Forum: Drums 08-28-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,693
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Ludwig Stainless Steel

LOL I love people that just see the heads, etc and think the drums are crap. Just because the guy can't take care of his equipment does not mean they are worthless. Stainless steel shelled drums are...
Forum: Drummers 07-12-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 90,322
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Billy Ward here!

Not far enough south I'm afraid. =(

Oh Billy.. here's that drum I was telling you about:

http://www.mckenziedrums.com/DWSnare-002.jpg
Forum: Drummers 06-22-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 90,322
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Billy Ward here!

Yep.. 13x5 aluminum in black. We're going to swap just as soon as I've got this new drum ready for him. I'm corrupting him into a new snare material muahahaha.. Looking forward to hearing the DW...
Forum: Drummers 06-21-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 90,322
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Billy Ward here!

Billy,

I believe a guy you might know out in KC is going to trade me a DW cast aluminum snare ya signed for him. Not sure if you did any recording in his studio or not. Guy by the name of Alex...
Forum: Drums 05-24-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 213,982
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

Latz: I'll answer for him.. it's bubinga and he has a 22" bass drum he's working on.. check for the stave set thread
Forum: Drums 05-10-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 415
Sticky: SNARE TUNING
Views: 98,269
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: Snare Tuning issue

I always get wary when I read threads like this... ring = projection... but some drummers think that ANY ring is bad. Truthfully your best bet is to get someone else to whack the drum while you...
Forum: Drums 05-06-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 213,982
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

Lucky fella... The Odery stuff is awesome.
Forum: Drums 04-29-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 213,982
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

Nice restoration!!

http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26410 <-- i'll never buy another store bought snare after owning this one.
Forum: Drums 04-16-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

They don't sparkle enough.
Forum: Drums 04-16-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

I'm still laughing... mainly because it's a forum full of people that like to beat on things... obviously we're all disturbed.
Forum: Drums 04-16-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

Or just admit that you're new to the idea of how drums are constructed and learn something instead of posting useful stuff that takes up my bandwidth. =)
Forum: Drums 04-13-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

Hint: Don't come in here acting like you know what you're talking about when you clearly don't.

I've seen 3 ply drums that are thicker than some 6 ply drums. So... I'm going with the guy that said...
Forum: Drums 04-11-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

Well... what can ya do ya know... the sparkles are blinding!

PS: My next build you'll love... House of Kolor metallic white with a red candy red stripe.. then a layer of ice pearl and clear.....
Forum: Drums 04-11-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,233
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: TRAK drums

Only when you play it Elvis! *burrrrrnn*

lol
Forum: Drums 03-27-2007, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,517
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: CB 700

Hard to really see them but this is kinda what I like in a bearing edge:

http://www.wrxhackers.com/OldDrums/BearingEdge2.jpg

It's amazing the difference in sound you get with the various cuts....
Forum: Drums 03-25-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,517
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: CB 700

Please post a picture of the bearing edges... The wood is all well and good but you could have a nice sounding kit hiding in there somewhere.
Forum: Drums 03-25-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,517
Posted By crazyhorse
Re: CB 700

Take the heads off and compare the bearing edges on the drums. Yes, it makes that much of a difference.
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