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Forum: Drums 09-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,029
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Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

There is no way that pic is of the kit you are describing. I blew it up using 'Paint.' The tom dimensions of the kit in the pic aren't 9x10 and 10x12, no way. And yes, if its early 1st gen BCA the...
Forum: Drums 09-06-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,715
Posted By BGH
Re: looking for new metal snare.

All of the Ludwig suggestions are worthwhile drums. If you are looking at $2-$300, then bronze is out, unless you luck into a nice used drum. I bought a bronze 5" Supra for $250 on eBay, but new,...
Forum: Drums 09-06-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

Welcome to the club!



Very hard to find a 14x14 in the Oaks, but keep your eyes open. You never know when one may pop up for sale.



Hey Neal, congrats on the Cherrywood kit. I agree the...
Forum: Drums 09-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drum Vault Help

There's really not a whole lot to identify. Do you have pics? What's the finish? If it has gold glue on badges and triple flanged hoops, its first generation MCA. If it has silver badges that are...
Forum: Drums 08-24-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,462
Posted By BGH
Re: worth it?

He sold his kit, so he has nothing to play. He won't have the patience to wait and save some bucks. He said 'its like a Candy Store' looking at all of the entry level kits.
Forum: Drums 08-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By BGH
Re: most minimalist kit I've seen!

What, no armpit action? Kinda reminds me of clowning around in 6th grade :)
Forum: Drums 08-24-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By BGH
Re: most minimalist kit I've seen!

He doesn't gig at all anymore...he's long gone....
Forum: Drums 08-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By BGH
Re: most minimalist kit I've seen!

True genius.........
Forum: Drums 08-24-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,462
Posted By BGH
Re: worth it?

Exactly. 'Hey my friend wants to buy my $600 kit. I'm so stoked, since I can go out and buy another $600 kit.' I think meat is playing around. Surely this can't be real; it must be a farce.
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Forum: Drums 08-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By BGH
Re: 1987 Yamaha Tour Custom

I don't know if I would try to stain over the existing stain. Maybe try some Tung Oil. Keep in mind, if you do something to the hoops, they will probably become darker than the drum shell. You could...
Forum: Drums 08-22-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By BGH
Re: 1987 Yamaha Tour Custom

They look good. You'll have to post some more pics when they are all set up. Congrats!
Forum: Drums 08-21-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By BGH
Re: 1987 Yamaha Tour Custom

I remember that MD issue. Andy used a classic 4 piece rig. Danny Gottlieb played a mixed kit of natural Tours and Recording drums, in the 80's with Pat Metheny. A fun fact: the satin natural Tours...
Forum: Drums 08-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By BGH
Re: 1987 Yamaha Tour Custom

The older Yamaha Tours were good drums. And this is a good find if they are in nice shape. The natural finish is still desired. However, they don't sell for much money. I would try to get the price...
Forum: Drums 08-19-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

I just found this lengthy video which nicely demonstrates the Hybrids and gives you a good look at the Orange Sparkle finish. Too bad its in Japanese, as the guy spends a lot of time with these. He...
Forum: Drums 08-19-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

Sure, but there was a lot of anticipation. Then they came out and not much since. I think Yamaha spoiled us with all of the finishes and options for the MCA's and BCA's. What can you say about the...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

That one's not bad price either. I wonder how these are selling overall. I just don't see much excitement over these, here or elsewhere.

I don't know how in the world stain could leak through a...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,293
Posted By BGH
Re: Looking for help choosing a pro level drum kit

There are pro level kits and there are pro level kits that are really expensive. I consider looking at prices of up to $6500 pretty expensive, depending on how the kit is going to be used, which...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

Yeah, you're right. I didn't even notice the title stated cymbals included. Even better. Someone who's interested could get it clarified, since they aren't mentioned in the listing.
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 12:43 AM
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Views: 519,284
Posted By BGH
Re: Yamaha Drums

Just saw this nice deal on a demo Absolute Hybrid:
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Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By BGH
Re: Which is/was heavier - Sonor Designer or Yamaha RC?

I've never really had issue with RC weight, except for the kick. I remedied that by getting a different case. I used to lug the thing with an Anvil fiber case. There is just no good way to carry...
Forum: Drums 08-15-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By BGH
Re: New performance series candy apple red saphire blue snare

Nice. I think the contrasting snare color is cool and kind of patriotic in color. The 2 sized kick drums makes perfect sense to me. There is a nice array of drums that will lend itself to a variety...
Forum: Drums 08-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,293
Posted By BGH
Re: Looking for help choosing a pro level drum kit

I think you should reconsider your plan. When I went to college, I didn't study music, but I did play in the top jazz ensemble. That's when I started to meet serious musicians and as a result, the...
Forum: Drums 08-11-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By BGH
Re: SUPRAPHONIC WOOD HOOPS

I haven't tried wood hoops on a Supra, but I have used them on other snares. I really didn't like them at all. First, it makes a 14" snare a 15" foot print. If you swap out snares frequently, its...
Forum: Drums 08-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By BGH
Re: Multiple Kit Owners, Show Your Favorite Kit

Really nice black pearl kits, guys. My first kit was a MIJ stencil kit in black pearl, so I have a soft spot for that wrap.

I own a handful of nice kits and love them all. Saying which kit I would...
Forum: Drums 08-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By BGH
Re: Name that drum..

It depends on why you want it. If you are looking for a quality drum, this is not it. If you are just looking for something fun to do, to see what you can do with it, might be ok. I wouldn't pay over...
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