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Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By gregcon
Re: Tips on drum rooms?

If you can acquire some office cubby panels, get them. I learned to make good use of these. You can move them about, as necessary. Experiment. I got a bunch when some place went out of business and...
Forum: Drums 06-22-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,981
Posted By gregcon
Re: Ludwig 7x14 Epic snare "The Brick" - Upgraded (video)

Nice. I definately prefer the 'after'!
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,329
Posted By gregcon
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By gregcon
Re: New Vic Firth Performance Spotlight: Steve Smith!!

Goos stuff, and I was not previously familiar with Steve. Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,149
Posted By gregcon
Re: Trad. grip players check in ....

Read grip almost all the time. Snare slanted down to the right.
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,562
Posted By gregcon
Re: What's the Appeal of Vintage Drums? You May Be Surprised.

I play a set of 40 year old Slingerlands. I bought them for nostalgic reasons (they were the same kit I bought new and played some 40 years ago), familiarity, and they do sound good. I had no...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By gregcon
Re: cleaning Gold plated lugs and rims

Gold is tough to maintain. It's a thin line between cleaning-polishing it and taking that thin coating of gold off the base metal. I wish I could help you more. I like the look of gold plate but I...
Forum: Drums 05-15-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregcon
Re: DW rack-tom mount

You know what? I like the toms off the bass drum. Old School!
Forum: Drums 05-14-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregcon
Re: DW rack-tom mount

If its not what you wanted and ordered, you've got the wrong stuff. Send it back.
Forum: Drums 05-10-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,788
Posted By gregcon
Re: ***Sign the DW Boycott List***

I think the boycott is misdirected and should refer to the drum shop that handles (or rather mishandled) the original sale. DW doesn't normally deal directly with retail customers for a good reason:...
Forum: Drums 05-09-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,297
Posted By gregcon
Re: My DW saga just keeps going and going...

Flaking chrome on grommet would bother me, yes.
Out of round hoops freak me.
This stuff could be easily dealt with though.
I'm still not sure why it hasn't been cleaned up and everyone made happy....
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,336
Posted By gregcon
Re: Wow, Neil Peart kinda sucks...

Wow.... I thought only guitar (and trumpet) chat rooms got like this.
Forum: Drummers 05-08-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,006
Posted By gregcon
Re: Gene Krupa

great, great player. Deserves much love & respect.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By gregcon
Re: My new favourite drumming video of all time!

Thumbs up for the entire band. Oh yea!
Forum: Drums 05-04-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,297
Posted By gregcon
Re: My DW saga just keeps going and going...

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say, "I think they will take care of all of it!" I've never owned a DW kit. I've thought about it though.... and I'm watching. I betcha they make you very happy in...
Forum: Drums 05-02-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By gregcon
Re: Like a Virgin- A Gretsch Transformation

Excellent idea, and execution!
Forum: Drums 05-02-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,887
Posted By gregcon
Re: Pearl and Ludwig: Outrageous Prices?

I considered a black/white Renown '57 set for just under the $1000 mark, delivered, a few weeks ago. Online. Shop around. I still think maybe I should have bought them.... and would have if I could...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,496
Posted By gregcon
Re: Hovland Drums. Log Series Snares on You Tube

oooh la la! I like em! ... specially the 5"!
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,461
Posted By gregcon
Re: Settle an argument please

I always drop the HH and the snares when I'm not playing.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,260
Posted By gregcon
Re: Best eBay DW search ever.

Duane made that bottle legend, yes.
Forum: Drums 04-24-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By gregcon
Re: ludwig owners--rail consolette vs. center post? vibraband vs. old tom mount?

A friend of mine bought new Luddies with the consolette. They've been troublesome with lots of sudden slipping. He's now gone to using a dedicated Tom stand. Just another experience...
Forum: Drums 04-24-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,349
Posted By gregcon
Re: My new Ludwig Classic maples!!!!!

Gorgeous kit. Congrats!
Forum: Drums 04-24-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By gregcon
Re: my new/old Slingys, all cleaned up!!!!

Well, it's definitely gone green-yellow with time. The color in the pic is not how they looked when new. The chrome is not perfect but looks real good from a couple feet away. The bass hoops I...
Forum: Drums 04-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By gregcon
Re: A shot in the dark

LOL, I saw the title and that song started playing in my head.
Forum: Drums 04-23-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By gregcon
Re: my new/old Slingys, all cleaned up!!!!

To be clear, they are not the same shells I owned, but the same model kit, same era, sizes, same wrap.... minus the 40 years of yellowing.... Still, very cool for me.
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