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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:35 AM
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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:38 PM
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Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Where can I find The Complete Idiots Guide to Playing a Laptop?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,197
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Just got the "65 Hammond serviced, wonder if a laptop will last that long. I maybe a fart but i'm old.
Forum: Drums 09-16-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Drum Tuning Like This

Hi, Cool clip. Looks to me like a 13" by 7" snare tuned very tight, a lot of his strokes are rim shots. The bass drum seems to be tuned tight and muffled. He is a great player as well. Just...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By paradiddle pete
Setting up strainers

Recently I replaced a new set of snare wires and did some readjusting of a Trick strainer before I got it to sound right to me. Wondering what everyone else does to set up there wires and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Does figured grain sound any better than non figured grain?

The guitar and mandolin guys are always debating the merits of this conundrum. One quote that comes to mind from one of them is God is good to ugly wood as far as tone goes. I don't know either way...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 13,273
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Just got some T-Rods for my bass drum coz i'm old school ..
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,197
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Completely out of touch old fart irrelevant opinion - but,

Nah! I don't get it, to me it's like dancing to a Helicopter. But times change and sadly for us in our lifetime we are witnessing the removal of hand crafting. I would much rather read the beautiful...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Bo rants!

Can i tell my bass player joke now can i? can i? sheeesh!
Forum: Drums 09-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: How To Set-Up Drum Set??

The rack toms seem too close to the snare to me i must have long arms.
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: drummer jokes

A bass player walks into a bar.... eerr never mind . O.K. what do you call a beautiful girl on a drummers arm? A Tattoo ..
Forum: Drums 09-09-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Super-Ludwig 401

O.K. I'll bite. How much are these really worth, My guess is about half what is asked..
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Wrist Sprain, Advice?

Sounds like you've playing too hard , try the Karate method short hard strokes .. Drummers ARE Doctors of rhythm . All you need is a rest.
Forum: Drums 09-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Wood vs Metal

Bring back the drum solo.
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Help me choose which thread to read about which kit to buy

It's easy cheap kits sound good with good heads good cymbals sound good with cheap stands and crap sticks don't break as much.butt get a Supra man.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Drum Jokes

Yeah, Q..What do you throw a drowning Bass Player? A..His Amp.
Forum: Drums 08-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Multiple Kit Owners, Show Your Favorite Kit

Bob, I'm thinking you'll keep the Gretsch. If i'm right can i have the Luddies?
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Drum Book Idea

Great idea Steve, Good luck with it and i hope it works out well. There are and were a lot of GREAT drummers in OZ as well.
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,254
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: How do you save up for gear purchases?

For 3 Aussie grand i scored a 100th anniversary fab 4 Legacy kit virtually as new, a full set of K Hybrids, stands and stool, traps bag and cymbal bag. be patient and vigilant. I highly recommend not...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Getting some bad vibrations.

I agree , change the reso and while you have it off try hitting the drum without it and see what it sounds like, but most likely a better reso should do it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: bass drum depth

That's funny...........
Forum: Drums 07-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: A little Gretsch drum trivia.

A nice piece of history there John. I played a kit exactly like that for 20 odd years, loved that kit. If I remember right walnut was the only finish I could get in a 24" bass drum back then at least...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 945
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: How do you feel the day after a gig?

Like a half deflated balloon under a vinyl chair draped with tinsel and streamers in the corner of a beer soaked room.
Forum: Drums 07-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Late 60's Rogers Powertone

I can score one that would go with my Rogers kit, just trying to figure out the right price.
Forum: Drums 07-07-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By paradiddle pete
Re: Late 60's Rogers Powertone

Thank you John, I forgot to mention I am after info on the wood power tone. Oops!
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