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Forum: Drums 04-29-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Need photo of Radio King snare shell inside

Jim - Firstly just wow ! those snares fabulous. I recently got a radio king set and the back of the badge grommet inside the snare also looks like those. However The bass drum badge grommet has got...
Forum: Drums 04-26-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By geek_boy_in
Need photo of Radio King snare shell inside

I have a request for Slingerland owners. Can you please post couple of photos of the inside of the shell of the Radio King snare (preferably from the 40s or 50s era Single Ply professional Radio King...
Forum: Drums 04-05-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Slingerland Radio King question

Thanks guys for providing inputs. Yes my observation has been with engravings or stamps on the hoops the price gets inflated without providing any proof if those hoops were just put separately.
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Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Found A Guitarist!

Why can't you take both cause by definition its a band. Unless off course one of them thinks he is entitled to be treated like Hendrix. Essentially you will be hedging your risks of absenteeism and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,773
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Acoustic Drums VS Electronic Drum Kits

There are easy solutions available to block the vibrations of a kick drum pedal and hihat stomping from transmitting to the floor below. Have you checked out the Audimute antivibration isolation...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: using snare of different material than shellpack

Do you see the paradox of your logic. If construction material has so much bearing then a metal snare should have metal toms and bass. And what are those bronze cymbals doing in a wood setup ?
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,773
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Acoustic Drums VS Electronic Drum Kits

Ok so I have gone through the same pain and learning cycle to give an opinion in this matter.

I started on acoustic kits when I was in school and staying with parents and then got Yamaha and...
Forum: Drums 04-02-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Fiber Glass shell or Acrylic shell

Thank Jan. That was informative. So are you saying that the transparent vintage drums that Fibes used to make are not Fiberglass (those that looked very similar to the transparent Ludwig Vistalites) ...
Forum: Drums 04-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By geek_boy_in
Slingerland Radio King question

Hello friends - Identifying radio king snare drum is comparatively easy however am having problem with authenticating radio king drum sets. I read that the Toms will never have badges and they are 3...
Forum: Drums 04-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By geek_boy_in
Fiber Glass shell or Acrylic shell

Hello everyone - Can you tell me the difference between Acrylic shells versus Fiber glass shells ? Or are they synonymously with respect to drum construction ? Also what is the difference in sound. ...
Forum: Drums 03-14-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By geek_boy_in
Ludwig Leedy Nite Club drums

i searched the net but could not find any good review for the 50s nite club drum set from Ludwig and Leedy. Does anybody know whats the value in the parameters of sound quality and collectibility ? ...
Forum: Drums 03-09-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: DW Fans testers users, questions for you

DW-Doug - I understand what you feel and go through that myself every alternate month. Sometimes as you said you don't need it but want something really bad (especially if you have free time). That...
Forum: Drums 03-01-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Rogers dynasonic snare drum

Thanks John. Also to confirm Roger Big R badge dynasonics do not have dynasonic written on their badge. Is that correct ? Will SuperTen snares which came in the same era will ever have a cross...
Forum: Drums 03-01-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Rogers dynasonic snare drum

This is very good info in a nutshell John. This will help everyone in future as well. Much appreciate your effort to post the pictures with crisp descriptions.

Thanks.

NB: I have sent you a...
Forum: Drums 03-01-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Rogers dynasonic snare drum

Thanks John P for your response. It seems I won't be loosing anything in terms of sound quality if I buy a Big R dynasonic. Can you also tell me if all Big R badge dynasonics are produced in USA ?...
Forum: Drums 03-01-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By geek_boy_in
Rogers dynasonic snare drum

Hello - Will you provide some pointers if there is a difference in sound or construction quality between a Big R badge dynasonic versus an oval (script) badge dynasonic. I am thinking of buying one...
Forum: Drums 10-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Impact of tuning on drum structure

Les - My Supra has imperial lugs. It is a late 70s supra. Do you know if those lugs would take it ? I am not sure if they are pot metal or not.
Forum: Drums 10-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Impact of tuning on drum structure

Thanks Tommy for the response. That's an assurance. So what are the probable reasons that a shell of a snare or tom can get out of round.
1) Any threshold temperature ? like exposed to sun ?
2) ...
Forum: Drums 10-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By geek_boy_in
Impact of tuning on drum structure

Hello Everyone - I am taking the liberty to assume that no question and curiosity is bad. It might be obvious to some but can anybody tell me their opinion if there is any impact of tuning ( loose,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Quick question on tuning

I apologize if I did not provide enough context and so the question appeared a bit silly. This particular Tom while tuning is falling in the right interval between the other toms and I like the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By geek_boy_in
Quick question on tuning

Having ripples on the drum head. Will it damage the shell or over a longer period of time will it deform the round shells ?

Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Drum tuning and sound perception

Thanks you everyone for your response.

It is good to know that am not the only one with the culture/sound shock !
and yes you guys are spot on. What sounded so good and punchy from behind my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By geek_boy_in
Drum tuning and sound perception

Ok. This might be a very basic question to most of you so please bear with me

I have been playing for many years now. Started with acoustic kit as a kid with pillows, duct tapes, mufflers and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,197
Posted By geek_boy_in
Players by Paiste

I recently bought a drum set from craigslist and a 13" hihat and a 18" crash/ride came along with it. It is written on top of the hihat and ride that they are "Players" by Paiste made in Germany. I...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-27-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,432
Posted By geek_boy_in
Re: Anyone try icanplaydrums.com?

I have forwarded again my last sent email today. you can reply through email whether the options are possible.
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