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Forum: Drums 07-31-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Kings Snare drum???

I have never seen one before but it looks really nice and is definately a rarity.
I had a look on the internet and I can find hardly anything.
It could be of English origin so maybe Mike Ellis...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,204
Posted By Drumatix
Re: drum world uk?

I'm not so sure. I had never heard of the company and I use ebay UK alot. I have searched in the community on ebay UK and US and found no account currently is use. I also googled it and found...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Pearl sensitone alumium

I have tried a Pearl Sensitone Aluminium Elite and also recorded one but the 14 x 6.5. I thought it was really nice, and we got a great sound from the top mic, but the bottom didn't sound so good...
Forum: Drums 07-29-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,801
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Pearl Mastercast Hoop

Thanks MikeM,

Good info! I have put the hoop on and the snare sounds really nice, I think it sounds better but that might be my tuning or just psychological, who knows.

I will leave it as it...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,652
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Brush Drumming Inspiration

I came across this on you tube a while ago and thought I'd post it.

I haven't heard his name mentioned in this thread so I thought he deserved a place as he was a great drummer.

Max Roach at...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By Drumatix
Re: specific bass drum tuning questions.

Good advice, i had a vintage premier 22x18 with an 8 inch hole, pointless. I have recently converted a 16x16 floor tom into a bass drum and put a 4 inch hole, off centre, for a mic and I was worried...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By Drumatix
Re: mystery snare drum.

Nice one!

Gave it to you, very nice, has Dave got a vintage snare to give to me!

I have restored a few drums but nothing major, do you plan to restore it?

I'd love to have ago at a snare...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By Drumatix
Re: mystery snare drum.

I don't think it is a Ludwig Supraphonic 400, but judging buy the lugs and the mid 60's keystone badge it could be a Ludwig Acrolite, I think they were around in the 60's.

What size is it and have...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Side Snares

Well I think you can tell your dad that you get what you pay for. I have been drumming for 21 years and had alot of drums. I find that good quality lasts and if you choose wisely then your drums...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,801
Posted By Drumatix
Pearl Mastercast Hoop


A friend of mine damaged the top hoop on my Pearl Free floating Piccolo 14 x 3.5 when he was drunk, he has replaced it with a Pearl Mastercast die cast hoop. The type he damaged which is also...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Snares on electronic music

For drum n bass, I use a Pearl 14x3.5 free floating piccolo tuned quite high with some dampening. I also use a vintage Premier military Snare 14x10 which has snare wires below the top and bottom...
Forum: Drums 04-09-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Snare Tuning Help

I might be stating the obvious but, have you tried dampening? I like the good old fashioned kitchen roll and gaffa/duct tape. That should sort the ringing out.
Another trick I was taught by a...
Forum: Drums 04-08-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,464
Posted By Drumatix
Re: Ok I'm Back With ANOTHER One Of These Threads...

I've used XS20's and there are ok, but i'd go for AAX or HHX over them, anyday. It depends on the style your playing. Try them, I think you'll notice the difference.
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