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Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Fett2oo5
Temp leave of absence

Hello all,
Recently life, work, and stress levels have been out of control, I took a vacation from work in the beginning of Oct. which helped the stress but when I got back, work exploded in my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fett2oo5
This is getting rediculous!!

Well, some of you may remember in my previous posts talking about ordering the new Stage Custom from Yamaha. Well now it has taken a new turn, and for the worse.....

I ordered a New Yamaha Stage...
Forum: Drums 09-19-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,080
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Bass drum leg problem

Yes, I agree with everyone else: more information is required.

Are the "leg-mounts" coming loose? This is where the legs attach to the Drum Shell (wood) with screws through the shell.

Or are...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,786
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: What special clothes do you wear when drumming?

If it is gonna be a normal temp night then I will prob wear some t-shirt and shorts (more than likely one of my UA shorts), I always wear UA socks, and my Nike Free shoes(had them for over a year)
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,592
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: tiny wood chips.... EVERYWHERE

To avoid or at least minimize the amount of wood chipping my theory would be to not hit so many rims of the drums, for instance the rims of your toms. And as for your cymbals, try to hit them with...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,592
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: tiny wood chips.... EVERYWHERE

I have only a slight problem with wood chippings, and I've found it is from hitting Rimshots on the snare, I don't hit the toms on the rims, and hit my cymbals correctly. But never the less, the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Does a group REALLY need a leader

Wow what a loaded question. I could write A LOT about this subject, but I won't, so you can rest at ease. =)

yes a group does need a "leader", even if a group of Non-Leadership people are put...
Forum: Drums 08-22-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,547
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Bearing Edge tonal difference...?

"The much cherished Gretsch sound is a round bearing edge which is more labor-intensive than just throwing the drum on a router and cutting a bearing edge."

I'm a little curious about this

If...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,384
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Cheapest way to mute my kit

Towels.

Yes towels, drape some towels over your toms and snare drum (the thicker the better!!). If you have a problem with them slowly falling off you can tape them to your drum or get a medium...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-21-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,500
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Good exercises (book? method?) for INDEPENDENCE??

well no matter which way you choose to go, when you are doing exercizes for these practices you really need to start slow. How slow? Slow enough that you can play all the rythms with your...
Forum: Drums 08-21-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,547
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Bearing Edge tonal difference...?

"this might be a silly question, but is 60degrees rounder and 30degrees considered a sharper edge?"

No it doesn't, I think you may be approaching it the wrong way.

This example is not how...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-15-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,235
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Joining Highschool Jazz Band- Whats It All About?

Please don't get me wrong on this post, there is no disrespect, I'm merely stating that different generations like different things...

Being of a younger generation, and having been constantly...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-15-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,235
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Joining Highschool Jazz Band- Whats It All About?

Wow this is probably the best suited question for this Forum, there are soooo many jazz players on here to help you out.

I don't play jazz currently but I was in my High School's Jazz band, as...
Forum: Drums 08-13-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,646
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Old yammies / New digs

The set is looking great man, excellent choice of finish, sleek and interesting.

Did you get a Yamaha head with a hole already in it? Or did you cut that yourself?

Hey Aydee how is your stick...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,999
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Poll: My Kit Has...

10 Cymbals, 6 Drums. Are you counting wind chimes? if so increase cym # to 11.

#s will change in about 2 months but will still have more Cymb than Drums.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,129
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Filing drumsticks?

I'm not sure how changing the shape will affect the sticks, I understand that it does change the stick's characteristics but I just don't know in what ways.

In order to change your sticks you can...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-03-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,032
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Snare tuning: reggae sound

I have found you can do this with just about any snare. As stated above the best way to achieve it is to land a rim shot with the tip of the stick halfway between the middle and the rim. Don't...
Forum: Drums 08-01-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,862
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: What's inside your Kick drum?

Miniture golf course
Forum: Drums 07-31-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Need some comparisons plz...

Of the two I favor more towards the Yamaha's, just from personal experiences.

Depending on how much you will be spending on them, the drive might be worth it to try them out. Call the person...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Yamaha Maple Custom Used

I think so M OL.

And really all the issues people had with those style lugs stems from the very beginning when they were made out of a plastic material, people had trouble with them breaking,...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 203,502
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

OooK guys, I'm looking for a snare and I was hoping I could get some advice/insight/suggestions from some of you.
Here is what I am looking for:
I really like the sound of Carter Beauford's snare,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,384
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Is this the correct method to learn drums? advice needed

I think that this is a good method of teaching. If you are learning to play for the first time, I think it is very important to learn the correct technique for holding the sticks and the correct way...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Yamaha Maple Custom Used

oh man, The GC I go to had one for about 4 months they just sold it like 3 weeks ago, bad timing sucks! They were selling it for 2150, it was in REALLY good condition, a side from the fact that they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,614
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Add Best Buy to your Shopping list

I doubt Zildjian will have a problem constructing another factory to keep up with demand
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,614
Posted By Fett2oo5
Re: Add Best Buy to your Shopping list

well I guess you guys have lots of options in your areas of drum shops that have a huge amount of Drums and Cymbals to try out. But around here it's like a desert, sure there are plenty of mom&pop...
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