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Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By rotherdrummer
alternative tom arm/mounts for this kit...

i've got a mapex saturn kit but there's one really annoying problem with my setup. the tom mounts which sit on the bass drum only allow you to move the drums up and down. you cannot push/pull them...
Forum: Drums 02-10-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By rotherdrummer
double bass drum problem...

i recently upgraded to a double bass drum set-up. sounds daft, but i completely overlooked the fact that i can't get my hi-hat stand next to the 2nd kick drum pedal due to the legs. i know this is a...
Forum: Drums 01-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: problem with lugs - please help! :)

google it and you'll find a myriad of threads about this issue. from what i've read, this is more of a certainty than a possibility. but i hope you're right
Forum: Drums 01-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: problem with lugs - please help! :)

tbh, i'm not sure. when i bought them i noticed a couple of screws missing. as soon as i mentioned that online i was warned about the dreaded naff lugs problem on the old blx/mlx, and if i google it...
Forum: Drums 01-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rotherdrummer
problem with lugs - please help! :)

i've been gigging with a mapex saturn for the past couple of years, but i now fancy using a pearl mlx kit i bought (2nd hand) a few ago that's been kept in storage

however, i've been reading about...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-28-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By rotherdrummer
annoying leg control problem

if i play quite often i get a strange problem with my right leg struggling to play consistent bass notes. for example, the weekend just gone i played gigs on friday and saturday night. early on...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By rotherdrummer
famous drummers that teach?

title says it all really. what famous drummers actually give lessons?...
tommy igoe
jason bowld

i always thought it would be awesome to have a few sessions learning from the likes of nicko...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-05-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: Fast feet training - syncing both feet

hi arky

some good advice there. i have noticed the same thing about the first few notes being a bit dodgy, then once the twitches get going it seems pretty solid. the funny thing is, i just tried...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-05-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By rotherdrummer
Fast feet training - syncing both feet

i know there has been a million threads about double kick, but this is slightly different (i think)....

ok, so we all know that if you wanna play fast double bass you've gotta transfer the effort...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By rotherdrummer
dreaming about working in the music/drumming industry

i'm 32 years old and i have a decent job in IT and a young family to support. i started drumming as a new hobby almost 9 years ago and i was immediately hooked. i'm not the best drummer in the world...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: strange problem with leaning pedals!!!

ok guys, just wanted to let you know what i've found. the footboard is slightly battered, but not enough to cause the problem. turns out it was down to my positioning of the pedal on the hoop. this...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: strange problem with leaning pedals!!!

it's definitely not related to the floor as this is happening at every venue :)

what do you mean by "unlevel pedal plate"? it all looks more or less square to the human eye
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By rotherdrummer
strange problem with leaning pedals!!!

i bought a pair of older dw 5000 kick pedals off ebay about 6 months ago and i love them. however, they seem to have a strange problem where they lean to one side when i tighten them up on the bass...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-18-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By rotherdrummer
stick trajectory and control

i hope this helps some people out...

there seem to be a lot of threads about poor left hand technique and lack of control etc. i suffer from this problem myself - i've been playing 9 years, i'm in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,202
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: Did Derrick Pope pass away?

oh, i guess that's good news... in a strange way. fingers crossed derrick's ok then. sorry for the confusion
Forum: Drum Technique 04-04-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,414
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: What to do with a rogue left hand?

sorry to hijack this thread, but i have a very similar problem. i've been playing for about 9 years and my left hand is a real pain in the backside. i'm actually in a regular gigging band so it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,202
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: Did Derrick Pope pass away?

sorry to break the bad news, but i think he might have died a few years ago. there's a comment on this vid which says "Yes, sorry to let you know. He died July 4th 09. There is now a PAS scholarship...
Forum: Drums 12-07-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By rotherdrummer
Re: help me mic up this kit!

interesting reading, thanks

i'm wondering whether it's worth ditching the tom mics as i don't particularly like using the clips, keeping my kick and snare mics but also investing in a couple of...
Forum: Drums 12-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By rotherdrummer
help me mic up this kit!

hi

i've only just joined the forum (i used to use pearldrummersforum but i think it's gone a bit downhill in recent years so i thought i'd give drummerworld a go)

i'm looking for some specific...
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