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Forum: Drums 12-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,381
Posted By wombat
Re: Let's Talk Snare Drums

Bad

I am going to get slaughtered here but I have never played a metal cymbal that I like. The metallic sounding resonance bugs me.

"metal" snares used to accompany el cheopo drum kits in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By wombat
Re: Is it OK to talk about the movie "Whiplash" yet?

Well Dick Cheney seems to think abuse of power ...ie torture... is absolutely fine and he would be happy for it to be used again......

As for the film...I havent seen it and to be honest have no...
Forum: Drums 12-14-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By wombat
Re: Australian Artisan drum makers.... how can you tell whos the "real deal"

Thanks all for your replies. I think I had Larry and Andys comments in mind when I wrote my opening remarks.

In particular "just because it looks good doesnt mean it sounds good" and therin lies...
Forum: Drums 12-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By wombat
Australian Artisan drum makers.... how can you tell whos the "real deal"

I have a fascination for Drums made with "different" wood types ( other than Birch / Maple etc) and in particular Australian hardwoods.

Being a Perth lad I am familiar with Brady and will often go...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By wombat
Re: Special effect item can't figure out what it is

Could this be why ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Kf_RYVt2XQ

NB The poster of that clip is a different wombat to me !!
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By wombat
Re: Special effect item can't figure out what it is

Info care of "Didjshop.com"



Example

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ODGE2f7gLQ
Forum: Drums 11-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By wombat
Re: Reasons Not to Buy Dixon Artisan Drums?

Err not quite. Chris Brady did a collaberation with Dixon to produce the Artisan series. It was during the time Brady drums were going through some dramas where Boris took control of the "Brady"...
Forum: Drums 11-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,882
Posted By wombat
Re: Craviotto, C&C, Brady, Gretsch, Other?

Just a question..... would anything stop the church using the insurance money to buy a good quality, generally desirable kit ( ie holds its price well) and then sell it after a "reasonable" period of...
Forum: Drums 11-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By wombat
Re: Really, was this planned...?

I dont know why people are complaining...after all the shipping is free !!

https://31.media.tumblr.com/196a56eb21fb75c1e2f5333216580815/tumblr_mghytjWmF61rclg0mo2_500.gif
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,446
Posted By wombat
Re: What makes music classic, timeless?

This is a difficult thread for most of us "older' types to answer. It would be interesting to hear the views of tweenies ( pre teen to early teenage kids) to people into their mid twenties.... to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By wombat
Re: Jeez, Phil...

Surely Purdie will do the album at least....after all he did all the beatles albums........ ( cue sound of me scuttling away............)
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,045
Posted By wombat
Re: Jeez, Phil...

The case was drummed out of court.

On another matter....

Geez Phil looks old for a 60 year old !! Been on more than the leaf for awhile I would say......
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,134
Posted By wombat
Re: Importance of a good drum throne?

Of course posture is important, sitting anywhere its something to be mindful of.

However having the correct ergonomics is important as well...not just the throne but its placement as well ( and /...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By wombat
Re: Can you Custom Order Odd Drums from the Big Names

In Perth Australia its very difficult to buy a one off Tom brand new and where they are available they cost a fortune....say $250 for a $900 kit.

I have found it easier to buy a second hand 1/2...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 966
Posted By wombat
Re: Anyone suggest good drum bags?

Referring to "good" female drummers as "drum bags" is not a very nice way to refer to them !!!

Shame on you !! ( Unless you are not familiar with English slang !!)
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 892
Posted By wombat
Re: Can mods read PM's?

As an Mod then an Admin on 3 previous boards I will say Admins can read sent pms but not those being composed. ( They can, if set up that way, read deleted posts etc and set up threads on the board...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By wombat
Re: Revolutionary cymbal choking technique ;)

Actually its kinda nice given how you were in a self confessed feeling of being "out of your comfort zone" ..... kinda "youre part of the band" move by the other 2 !!

Especially the singer /...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By wombat
Re: Member leading other members on in a series of misleading questions in threads.

So much for my last post on the matter.

The main point was the lying

the member concerned admitted to it in a response to a pm I sent him

I cant ban him, only admin can.

Harsh to ban for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By wombat
Re: Member leading other members on in a series of misleading questions in threads.

Point taken Gruntersdad.

This will be my last post on the matter

For all the other kind responses I think most people missed my central issue which was not so much the not listening and the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By wombat
Re: Member leading other members on in a series of misleading questions in threads.

What you are missing is a member that continually asked questions based on premesis that were at best misleading at worst blatent lies.

He constantly ignored advice given and kept asking similar...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By wombat
Member leading other members on in a series of misleading questions in threads.

Over the time I have been here a fellow member (and fellow West Australian) has been asking questions about

whether he should take up drumming
how rare are Japanese Yamaha Stage Customs
how much...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 431,257
Posted By wombat
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

After all the questions he asked about japanese Stage Customs I am surprised Huangmi hasnt posted this.....

Yamaha stage custom 7 pc 1996 japan made $1,299.00
...
Forum: Drums 10-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By wombat
Re: Tigerwood - Grrrrrrrrr :)

Love the different woods you experiment with / use Andy !!

Will the Tiger wood drums be used in the Tony Awards I wonder ? ( hopefully not to a frosty reception HeHe)

or perhaps stuart copeland...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,714
Posted By wombat
Re: Whose voice would you like to have counting on your metronome?

KKK Ken (Micheal Palin) in Wish Called Wanda

See towards the end of this clip...if you want change in pitch / accented notes

remember if you sing it you can play it hehe
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,627
Posted By wombat
Re: Stepping outside the box :)

I havent read all the replies but the sense I get is do it if you want to and YOU HAVE TIME.

I think pretty much the whole board doesnt want you to burn yourself out Andy

However playing is a...
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