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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Steve Maxwell Vintage Drums - Drum Tuning Seminar

I love Steve. He is a master and I have learned a ton from him over the years. True, Steve sells drums but he is a salesman who really does know what he is talking about. No Bull from Steve. He will...
Forum: Drums 08-06-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Shout out to Uncle Larry

Awesome! ...........
Forum: Drums 08-06-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Putting Drum Workshop to the test (again)

Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,873
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Can a large bassdrum cause an earthquake?

If an earthquake occurred in my vicinity I would without hesitation Duck and Cover underneath my nearest drum kit and I would play the bass drum as loud as I could in an effort to ward of the forces...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-11-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Evelyn Glennie

She has extraordinary abilities that are almost beyond comprehension. She is Truly unique! I am always amazed when I view one of her performances.
Forum: Drums 07-09-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Arctic Oyster Drum Wrap

Plus 1, I just completed a rewrap of my 1950 Gretsch kit with Jamin Sam's wrap and It is OE quality.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,981
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Cheap vs expensive kits

The main things that define the sound of drums are Heads, Tuning, Bearing Edges, and Hoops.
Most inexpensive kits have thin triple flanged hoops and sharp 45 degree bearings edges. They all sound...
Forum: Drums 07-01-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,702
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: My Early 1940s Slingerland Radiokings

That kit is stunning! Nice job.
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Keep or not

Heat compression means that the shell was cured with heat in a press during construction. All ply shells are cured in a similar fashion.
The Decade maple drums will sound only slightly different...
Forum: Drums 06-27-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Larry’s Supraphonic Update

Well, that sure cleared up really nice!
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: 100th birthday Buddy Video Worth Watching

Yeah, Ken is awesome. I met him on YT a few years ago and I follow his uploads.
I have learned a great deal from him.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By bobdadruma
100th birthday Buddy Video Worth Watching

A friend of mine just put this up. Ken Loomer is an accomplished Big Band drummer who put together this great video with his personal photos and stories about Buddy and numerous other great ones!...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By bobdadruma
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 05-19-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Unboxing Videos!

I admit that I am also a big fan of these videos. Even a well sponsored pro drummer is like a kid at Christmas in these videos when he opens the new drums.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,120
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Has Anyone Installed the DW Tom Mount Themselves?

I installed the same dw track mount for a bass drum lift that dw makes. The track is super sturdy and the slide-in mount stays locked where you set it. You won't have any issues with it for mounting...
Forum: Drums 04-04-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Vintage goes where?

Put pics of vintage drums anywhere :)
Forum: Drums 03-28-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,668
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Spalted Birch full kit build

Truly Impressive. A true beauty being born.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,214
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Show us your Drum Studios

Here is my humble woodshed.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,977
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Guru tom tree. It's done.

Nice Job Larry. I always liked that type of system.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: All my kits have the same lug loosening.

I have never seen such a thing occur. I suggest that you invest in a locking tension rod for the bass drum lug that loosens up while you play.
Forum: Drummers 01-01-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Gadd Up Close- Live at Blue Note w/Chick Corea

I watched that last week on YT. I enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Noise when recording/playing kick drum

Have you tried eliminating the mic mount and laying the mic on a pillow inside the drum to see if the mount is the issue. That seems like the only thing that you haven't tried. You may have to go...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-28-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,840
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: open close technique for single stroke roll exercise

Both techniques are valid. My advice is to take what you can from all exercises that you encounter and try to get what you can from them. I also advise that you revisit exercises and drills...
Forum: Drums 12-26-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Dammit.....I LIKE The Internal Muffler

Shhhhh, don't tell anyone, but I use the internal muffler on my 65 Slingerland Artist snare sometimes. It will be our secret. I am always careful to make sure that no one is looking before I turn the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By bobdadruma
Re: Fat snare sound -> deeper shells? Andy?

I am a fan of 5.5" for overall versatility.
The fat sound of a snare comes more from the heads, hoops, EQ-ing, and tuning.
A deep snare can be more limited and overpowering in all but the largest...
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