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Forum: Drums 08-04-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By bigpapabds
Retuning a snare drum- low med high

Hi,

I was wondering if tuning the snare drum higher or lower should be done with just the reso head, keeping the batter at the desired feel and bounce you want from the head or do you retune both...
Forum: Drums 08-23-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By bigpapabds
Virgin drum plates

I am experimenting with a new set up where the bass drum no longer holds the tom mounts. Anyway, my question is this... are the bass drum plates I've seen on here only for cosmetic purposes or does...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-15-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,828
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: Q: Daily Practice, Depth or Breadth?

I would have to agree... And it's a lot less frustrating than working on one technique not to mention losing attention to the detail and technique of one skill over an hour.
Forum: Drums 11-05-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: Gretsch Renown Euro Pack?

I've seen that deal too. I am wondering why... And it's only available in Cherry Burst. Are they discontinuing that color or maybe making an upgrade to the renown?
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,656
Posted By bigpapabds
Motivation?

Hi, everyone. I have been playing on and off (more off the older I get) for about 18 years. I am just losing my motivation as my skills deteriorate. It's very frustrating to not be able to do what...
Forum: Drums 08-22-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By bigpapabds
Why Don't Drum Companies Offer More Finishes?

This is something I've been wondering, as DW has so many awesome ideas. I don't know why the major drum companies don't seem to offer nearly as many finishes. The Pearl Reference, which I've been...
Forum: Drums 08-22-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,730
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: Best $2000 or Less DRUM KIT??

I saw a Pearl Reference 7 piece used but looked great, for under $2000 with hardware today on ebay with free shipping. It sounds too good to be true really. I wish I had the money together and I'd...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-21-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,220
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: locked ankles

I play like this as well. It was something that always felt more comfortable than using the ankle. I think another tip that will help you along the way is to position yourself so that your thighs...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,723
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: Anyone feel guilty for making 'noise'?

I have recently moved to the suburbs and am going through the same thing about guilt. I think part of it was that I lived in an apartment for three years prior to this, always used pads and barely...
Forum: Drums 08-01-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By bigpapabds
Swingstar a floor tom add-on?

Hey, all. I am currently playing a 5 piece tama rockstar (pre-star cast mounting system, which I think means it's all basswood shells). I am looking at buying a tama swingstar floor tom as an...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-28-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,018
Posted By bigpapabds
Re: Load of questions

try doing rudiments with your feet.. the paradiddle (RLRR LRLL) is a great way to work up speed and accuracy with both feet. There are also a huge amount of youtube videos that should talk about...
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