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Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Losing an eye to a hi hat rod, injury and prevention

High visibility polystyrene ball stuck on top will suffice, maybe a foxtail as well.
Forum: Drums 07-28-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Ideal 2 Floor Tom Sizes?

If you don't dig 14's I say 2 16"s or a 16" and 18" , but for gigging 2 16"s..easy to tune one lower than the other.
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,107
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Duck, the hi hat pedal is good, very light. I like the way the cymbals mount without felts . Designed for double pedals but I'm not into double pedals,can't see the point, but gives a good leg...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,107
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I got these, virtually new. just need a new beater and some clutch grommets for a little tweak .. should be good.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Painting a bass drum reso head?

Acrylic or oil will be fine , after all it's only paint and a reso head. I had a Frankenstein Head painted on my first Pearl tigers eye kit, wish I kept it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Thanks to the folks at Slieshman

They sent me a new decal for a new reso I put on the kit. Just impressed with the " no problem " service they provided at no charge. If only a lot more businesses had that attitude these days. NFI..
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By paradiddle pete
Thanks to the folks at Slieshman

A big thank you to the guys at Slieshman for helping me out. Your customer service is A 1.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Where's all the gear?

I resemble these remarks. But still being guilty of owning vintage and new gear at the same time I can say that I do use these items. Assuming that because someone seemingly owns too much gear is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,085
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Why Musicians DON'T Deserve to Get Paid

[QUOTE=Matt Bo Eder;1366292]I'll say it again, I thought it was totally funny, and true on alot of levels. And seriously, sometimes, as Drumdoug just said, people overvalue themselves, and that's...
Forum: Drums 07-17-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: When you go to a drum store...

Glad for you, ain't nothing like a good snare drum.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 847
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Ian Paice rocks!!!

and he was hairy too.......
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Pre serial and early 70's black beauty. Values?

Ron , I have some experience of what they really sell for and they are very different drums. As Bob said in another thread if you payed for the drum and you are happy then you paid the right price....
Forum: Drums 07-15-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 644
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: help me decide on vintage drums?

All really good advice here. The best addition though to my Ludwig Legacy kit is a vintage COB snare. There are modern vintage kits being produced like the legacy maple and mahogany and Gretsch...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Pre serial and early 70's black beauty. Values?ha

. What on earth is the point?[/QUOTE]

General Discussion, it is a drum forum isn't it?
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Pre serial and early 70's black beauty. Values?

No offense taken. But I ain't selling anything so where's the sales pitch? In my second post I valued them the same.( chuckles ),,
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Pre serial and early 70's black beauty. Values?

That's how I set market price if I consider a purchase. Prior history of what someone else thinks is market value does not come into it. Rarity or the perception of rarity should be investigated by...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Pre serial and late 70's early 80's black beauty. Values?

I am going to answer my own question here as i have done on this forum a number of times. Seems sometimes i can rely solely on my own advice. I am going to surmise that the early to late eighties...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By paradiddle pete
Pre serial and early 70's black beauty. Values?

In comparison would a late 70's /early 80's black beauty be worth more than pre serial cob supers ? and if so what is the difference in dollar terms.
Forum: Drums 07-13-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 251,576
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: THE GOOD SNARE THREAD

1960 Super 400 COB, Copperphonic Custom, 80's Hammered Bronze, 1959 Trans Badge Super 400 COB. 20's Solid Mahogany Super. just need a BB.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Advice please?

Give him his spot back ......
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,679
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: The state of pop music

Bring back the drum solo , heck they even play Dancing Queen first thing in the morning in the supermarket nowadays. Love to talk to the marketing psychologist 'bout that one..
Forum: Drums 07-08-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,482
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: New Gretsch 3 ply Broadkaster line

Beautiful kit Bob..........
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,107
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

got this snare and a couple of DW stands.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Major Personal Milestone Achieved

Frame it and Sell it on fleabay
Forum: Drums 07-03-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,820
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: How many drum kits have you owned?

About 12 , I still have eight.
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