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Forum: Drums 04-02-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,280
Posted By mikei
Re: Review of new 7x14 edge snare drum

I had the same exact issues.

I had a SupraPhonic and then bought a DW Edge Snare.

After many heads and different tunings, it was back to my beloved Ludwig snares (My Supra and Black Beauty).
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Forum: Drummers 04-01-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,174
Posted By mikei
Jim Riley Snare??? Have any of you heard or seen it in person?

Hello,

What is the scoop on the Jim Riley Signature Snare from Ludwig. 8 x 14 stainless steel with die cast hoops!

Have any of you had the pleasure of hearing it or seeing it.

I am very...
Forum: Drums 01-31-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By mikei
Re: Sliding drum kits when gigging

We were playing a gig with Kottak and were playing immediately after them. The drum riser already had carpeting on it, so I left my rug at home. Well, after they played, Tommy Lee's sister (Drummer...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-05-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,795
Posted By mikei
Re: Advice NEEDED from experienced gigging drummers

Thank you very much for the responses.

I appreciate all of them.

I am going to practice HARD to bring my levels down.

It is good to hear others have had to deal with this too. I though...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,795
Posted By mikei
Advice NEEDED from experienced gigging drummers

Hello My Friends,

Been away for a while due to a hectic schedule.

My band is starting to gig regularly. Have played twice the last month at different bars with different experiences. We have...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By mikei
My band actually is starting to GIG!!

Well,

My original band is really starting to move. We just got offered the house band job at a local bar. We will play once a month, a 4.5 hour gig on the second sat of each month.

Then, we...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,851
Posted By mikei
Re: Ludwig Supraphonic 14inch 6.5

You beat me by 3 bucks!

315 shipped to my door.

Unbelieveable snares!!!! You wont be sorry. I wouldn't by another drum. You can find them on ebay for reasonably cheap.
Forum: Drums 01-12-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By mikei
Re: AVH's New Signature Ludwig Snare

How do you like the snare.

It is one of the next drums I am looking at.
Forum: Drums 01-06-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By mikei
Re: Mapex M-birch or Sonor 3005 Maple

Hello,

I have owned both and loved both.

That said, I would take another 3005 over the mapex, but just barely.

The hardware was MUCH better with the sonor. But the mapex hardware was still...
Forum: Drums 01-05-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By mikei
Re: AVH's New Signature Ludwig Snare

I know,

That is why I was surprised to see the add for the snare drum!!!!
Forum: Drums 01-05-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By mikei
AVH's New Signature Ludwig Snare

Anyone hear anything about this?

I saw the add in MD about it.

15 ply rosewood with tube lugs.

I haven't been able to find anymore on it.

Mike
Forum: Drums 12-31-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,883
Posted By mikei
Re: Ludwig Zep Set quality

I was a guitarist converted to drummer and owned the "Zep Set" (Not a classic maple, and definitely not $1,400) and the actual classic maple Bonham Replica in Green Sparkle.

The zep set that you...
Forum: Drums 12-30-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,920
Posted By mikei
Re: My First Snare Drum "Build"

Hey Vin,

Did you get the BB?

Oh, please keep this thread going. I have absolutely NO handyman skills at all!

That said, if I buy the shell with edges and bed done, I want to know if it is...
Forum: Drummers 12-30-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,328
Posted By mikei
Re: John Fred Young

Absolutely incredible player.

His groove is SO deep.

His playing on the first album is insane!

His triplet fill on Backwoods Gold is just amazing! Definitely grooves!

Does he play single...
Forum: Drums 12-24-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By mikei
Re: The feel of a 26' kick....

Here is a link with my kit

http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41242&highlight=battlefield

My 26 x 18 is no problem to lug around.

So, another 2 inches on each side can't...
Forum: Drums 12-24-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By mikei
Re: The feel of a 26' kick....

So Cal Mike,

That is a great looking kick and even better looking hair!!!!

Just kidding! I have pics like that but with me on guitar!

I love my 26!!!! The feel is amazing!

And, I didn't...
Forum: Drums 12-22-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By mikei
Re: Just bought a new LM402 Supraphonic!

You are right Harry!!!!

I am very excited!

The BB is AMAZING. Everything I was hoping for and more. But, I like the "BARK" that the Supra has too.

Next up will be a hammered bronze supra!...
Forum: Drums 12-22-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By mikei
Re: help choosing basedrum size

LMAO

Very good Vin!

Hey, did you call that place????

I recommend them highly. Although, I am not buying my Supra from them. About 25 bucks more.

Mike
Forum: Drums 12-22-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By mikei
Re: help choosing basedrum size

You gotta go 26 or bigger!!!!

The bigger the better.

But, I am biased and do not play jazz!!!!

Didn't some of the old jazz greats use HUGE bass drums???
Forum: Drums 12-22-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By mikei
Just bought a new LM402 Supraphonic!

Hey guys,

Did some xmas time with some family. Ended up with a bit of cash. So today, through an old source on the net (with as much buying and selling as I do, you find these!) I bought a new...
Forum: Drums 11-21-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By mikei
Re: Starclassic Performer B/B ?

I have the coolest wife! But I am sure yours is pretty good too!

Just kidding, congrats!!!!

Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,044
Posted By mikei
Re: Best recorded bass drum - Radar Love, All of my Love or ?

Anything on ITTOD from Zep is great.

If any of you have the drum only tracks that are out there, you know what I am talking about.

I listen to those tracks, drums only, at least 1 time a...
Forum: Drummers 11-08-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 41,781
Posted By mikei
Re: Phil Rudd

Haven't taken a ton of gigs, but landed 2 from players that had way more technical ability than me.

It is all about the groove from all the other band mates' perspectives!!!!

Great post
Forum: Drums 10-28-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By mikei
Re: New Black Beauty on the way!!

Thank you all for your responses!

I am very grateful that I can help our economy.

I do have a sickness, but this time, I just sold some extra gear I didn't need, so it was no cash out of...
Forum: Drums 10-27-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By mikei
New Black Beauty on the way!!

Just purchase a new 14 x 6.5 (LB417) Ludwig Black Beauty!

Will be shipped tomorrow!

I feel like a kid at X-mas time waiting!!!!!!

Will show pics as soon as she arrives!!!
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