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Forum: Drummers 07-31-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,254
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Tommy Aldridge

Yes Tommy, not even taking into account his age, 61-62?, he plays like he is hitting through the top head, much like martial arts guys hit you in the face but are aiming through your head so the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By uniongoon
Re: BillRayDrums Clinic

You go Billy Ray! Nice write up, although the grammar could have used a proof read.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By uniongoon
Re: The kind of night that makes you wonder why you even bother

We canned our long time bass player, a couple years later brought him back. He was a professional drinker, and had the ability to drink a lot and not really show it. But for some reason he began...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By uniongoon
Re: The kind of night that makes you wonder why you even bother

I always bring or have brought more than I need. Sometimes my gear stayed in the truck or car and I wasted my energy bringing it, but I always had a fear of being without something, or arrived to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Joe Wong: How Do Drummers Navigate Through Life?

Interesting Jon, I would think a lot drummer would experience a pang of guilt, maybe get a little defensive.
It can be a very selfish profession and obsession. The obsession part often leaves others...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By uniongoon
Re: When you're having a bad night...

I have always tried to treat every night like my worst critic was in the front row. But the longer you gig, the more nights in a row, you are bound to have "an I don't give a crap night". Then there...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Laser Black: replicating an obscure finish?

It can be done, bring one drum to a good body shop or even a boat painter. A craft store like Micheals sell a wide variety of glitter, it may take a few try's to find the right size particles and the...
Forum: Drums 06-16-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Dunnett Classic + Gergo Borlai BZ

Maybe he wants to patent his boys from da hood spelling
Forum: Drums 06-14-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Vintage Premier bargain

Love the catalog Harry, buy the drums, get the girls.

I just re-edged two vintage Premier kits. One had really crude router gouges, doesn't look like someone did it after the factory, the edges...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Sting - Paris 1985 - Bring on the Night

I have "Dream of the Blue Turtle" Live on cassette, which includes Omar smoking the tune Bring On The Night. Some of the greatest playing ever on that recording. Yes I still listen to cassettes, I...
Forum: Drums 06-06-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Carter McLean does Dunnett Magnesium

And the stick drop at the end makes him human. Awesome playing, is this guy from Vancouver? Seeing as he is playing George Way and Dummit snares, the B.C. Stores push these lines a little harder...
Forum: Drums 06-02-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Camco LA era kit

Fantasy Island's Tattoo, little Herve would have loved that kit too.
Forum: Drums 06-02-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Put a new snare on layaway!

It might be too loud for your big floppy ears little rabbit.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Homemade Drum Shells ?

I vote for the PVC. I have heard of PVC snares, and the owner/builders absolutely rave about them.
Forum: Drums 05-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Are All Snare Drums Created Equal?

How many people are actually capable of NOT listening with their eyes?
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,190
Posted By uniongoon
Re: How does Gavin do this?

My favourite Letterman drummer moment was a long time ago, maybe 20 years? Gina Schock from the Go Go's was there and Anton said, hey why don't you sit in for a tune. Doesn't this happen as Dave is...
Forum: Drums 05-27-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Trying out the Dunnett R4-L strainer

The Trick is in my opinion the best made, smoothest throw on the market. The price though deters me 95% of the time. For $50 Canadian, the DW with the 3 way adjustable butt is the absolute best buy...
Forum: Drums 05-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By uniongoon
Re: What snare do I have?

What you thought is what you got.
Forum: Drums 05-27-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Help me identify the wood species

Absolutely the wood on the budget kits is really tough to make look good. There is a reason why they wrap them to start with. Compact, you should take a drive to Century Mill Lumber in Stouffville....
Forum: Drums 05-26-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,356
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Ludwig Copper Phonic

Educated guess here that crush buys the exact same shell from the same supplier as these guys.

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g257/uniongoon/popcornsnare108.jpg...
Forum: Drums 05-26-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Trying out the Dunnett R4-L strainer

REALLY?
I bought one Ronn throw off, it too needed two hands to engage the snares, brand new out of the package.
I will admit, better than any antique design Ludwig, but he charges full pop and...
Forum: Drums 05-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,481
Posted By uniongoon
Re: "Oh no - Not another new bearing edge!"

LMAO, sorry that was me.
And if you think Ronn would ask for your blessing, you must have a big firewall over there in England. The guys ego is legendary.
Forum: Drums 05-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Carbon fibre

I don't plan on repeating this build, I like building wood snares. My friend at MOJO drums is still making carbon fibre shells and snares. He is in Mississipi I think. His old partner originally...
Forum: Drums 05-26-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Carbon fibre

It is loud, similar to fibreglass, but has a deeper floor tom like undertone that you do not get with fibreglass. This drum has great snare response, no sympathetic buzz, plays really nice. I have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By uniongoon
Re: Wanting To Try To Setup A Ronnie Tutt Blue Sparkle Tribute Kit - HELP??

There are many small boutique custom builder guys like myself who could build that kit for you, and if not in a hurry could find everything used, probably era correct too. I am in Canada, so that is...
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