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Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,952
Posted By Drumsword
Re: What brand of kit do you play?

I'm looking for a cymbal tree to store mine as well, where did you get yours?
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,952
Posted By Drumsword
Re: What brand of kit do you play?

I have 3 and am refinishing number 4.

Kit 1: Gretsch cat maples. 22X18 bass drums X-2 10, 12, 14 and 16" toms.

Kit 2. 1930s Leedy and luds refinished in blue sparkle. 28X14 bass, 13" 14" and...
Forum: Drums 01-19-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,821
Posted By Drumsword
Re: How many drum kits have you owned?

I have owned numerous kits, Ludwig, Pearl, Slingerland, ddrum etc.
My current kits are:
7 Piece Gretsch, 22" 22" 10" 12" 14" and 16"
5 piece Leedy in Blue sparkle, 28" 13" 14" and 16"
4 Piece...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,238
Posted By Drumsword
Re: 26'' Bass Drum Help

I use a 26X14 for about every application. It works quite well. I also use a 28X14 just as often and that also sounds amazing in every application, Including studio recording. I left my 28" in the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,046
Posted By Drumsword
Sabian Ad, Neil Jose and chad

Hey everyone, has been awhile. I hope all is well. Have some new gear and tunes to share with you all soon. Couple custom made Noble and Cooley snares, cherry red with black chrome hardware, a 6X10...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Unemployment panic

That stinks man, But all the advice here is good, especially the free doughnuts, lol.

My wife lost her job yesterday, But is working out for the best as she just got accepted to School to get her...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-16-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,194
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Going from a 3pc to a 6pc

I had the opposite problem, I went from a 15 Piece set ( 4 kicks, 6 toms, 2 floors, 2 snares and a timbale)....
Forum: Drum Technique 05-08-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,886
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Who's your drumming influence?

I have a long list of influences:

My brother was my first one, excellent drummer.

Frankie Banali- Quiet riot, wasp, freakshow

Ken Mary-Fifth Angel, Alice cooper, Ken Tamplin

Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,437
Posted By Drumsword
Re: To logo, or not to logo...


I like to hang drum heads of past bands on my walls too. (In the music room of course). So I have no prob's with band logo's on my kicks.
Forum: Drums 04-22-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,146
Posted By Drumsword
Re: GRETSCH Catalina maple owners rejoice!

I Grabbed a 2nd kick off ebay for $90
Forum: Drums 04-15-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,448
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Secondary Snare

I have a Pearl firecracker (wood) as well. Money well spent.
Forum: Drums 04-12-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,808
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Snare Tuning Help

Yes tight, single ply top head, but a slightly tighter reso head. Thats how my acrolite is tuned and it has a beautiful pop.
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,439
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Fitness routine, practice and good health.

I try to bike and walk 3 or 4 times a week. I usually eat a high protien, mid carb and low fat diet. and I used to work out in a gym 4 times a week but powerlifting took it's toll and now I only bike...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,231
Posted By Drumsword
Re: I Am Burned Out. Your Opinions?

I have to take 2 or 3 weeks off from time to time just to get away and recharge. The past 2 years for me have been several surgeries and a few cd recordings so burning out hasnt happened. but when i...
Forum: Drums 04-08-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Metal snare choices, advice (BP/Yamaha/Pearl/PDP content)

Copper is always good and will give you a well rounded sound. I have a pearl 4X14 copper and Love it.
Forum: Drums 04-03-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Thinking New Snare - Thinking Birch. Thoughts?

If you have the means, and it's what you want get it. If we made our buys based purely on need we'd all be playing 4 pce kits. with 3 cymbals.

It adds another voice to your arsenal, and more...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,749
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Carpal Tunnel

I had the surgery, Mine was so bad I couldn't hold eating utensils half the time but I had cts for 15 years.Mine is 100% better. Haven't had a single sympton in 5 years now.

And Now am heading in...
Forum: Drums 03-05-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,061
Posted By Drumsword
Re: any body play EAMES DRUMS

There was a drum shop in Augusta (Maine) near where I live back in the early 90's and the owner had an Eames 9 piece, (In regular sizes) and they looked and sounded incredible.
Forum: Drummers 03-02-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 183,330
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Neil Peart

My wife picked me up the snakes and arrows live DVD yesterday. I enjoyed it immensly. I enjoyed the live versions of some of the older songs and Neil's solo is newer and fresher, though still with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,547
Posted By Drumsword
Re: dep job for a versatile drummer near oxford (26 feb) anyone?

Funny you mention that, I'm IN that situation right now. I'm on drumming Hiatus pending the outcome of some serious shoulder pain....... Likely torn rotators. Anyway, I agreed to have a stand in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,509
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Favourite Drummer, Bass player Combo

A relatively unheard of combo, but with Amazing syncopation, Ken mary on drums and Brian Bromberg on bass. Especially on the c.d.s' 'Big Bang" by Magdallan. and "Electric Warrior/Acoustic Saint" by...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,791
Posted By Drumsword
Re: reasons you got fired

I was let go once for disagreeing with the lead singer when he wanted to hire 2 new people into the band. So I stole the rhythm guitarist and released a cd of my own music.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,559
Posted By Drumsword

There was a thread a short awhile ago asking if you've ever cried at the passing of an icon.....When I read that Louis had passed just now I felt a hot tear streaming down my cheek.

I never had...
Forum: Drums 02-14-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By Drumsword
Re: which snare to get

I have the acrylic snare, it sounds quite nice. Very bright. That or snare #2 would be my choice.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,742
Posted By Drumsword
Re: Firing band members

I hate it, The band I am with right now...we've lost 4 guitarists in 3 months.

Daniel was really good, and had his own studio... BUT his girlfriend didn't like our wives and girlfriends coming to...
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