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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 11,364
Posted By RickP
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I have a 22" Paiste Dark Energy Mk 2 ride in transit to me. I am a huge fan of the the DE Mk2 rides. Incredibly versatile. I currently own the 20" model and have owned the 21" and stupidly sold it. I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,068
Posted By RickP
Re: A Question To Those That Collect A Number Of Drum Kits

I have 4 kits and 8 snares, I don't consider myself a Collector. All my kits have a purpose for the various gigs and rehearsals I do.

The Ludwig Legacy Classic kit is at my rehearsal space the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By RickP
Re: What's On Your Shopping List?

Paiste 18" Traditional thin crash
Paiste 18" Dark Energy crash
Paiste 20" Traditional Medium light Swish.

These are items on my radar right now.
Forum: Drums 07-30-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By RickP
Re: General overall "workhorse" kit choices.

My choice for gigging kit sizes are 20/12/14 with a 5 x 14 snare . I can cover any conceivable gig with these (and have) from Acoustic piano trios to Amplified Classic Rock gigs. Nice sizes for...
Forum: Drums 07-30-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By RickP
Re: My First Ludwig Acrolite

I got my first ever Acrolite a few months back. It was traded to me along with some cash for a snare I had. To be honest, I have owned it for a few months and have not gigged with it yet. I may take...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 11,364
Posted By RickP
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Picked up this very nice 20" Paiste Traditional Light ride yesterday.
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 389,331
Posted By RickP
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

I have the following cymbals for sale, sorry I don't have a scale to measure them.

20" Bosphorus New Orleans ride - mint condition no dings or nicks, strong logos. Very versatile ride, nice bell,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 11,364
Posted By RickP
Re: What's your latest purchase?

16" Paiste Dark Energy MK 1 crash.
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,807
Posted By RickP
Re: The matching snare

I have matching snares for all four of my kits. I learned my lesson when I tried to sell a DW Jazz series Bop kit that I purchased with out a snare. I had at least ten of the first twelve potential...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 11,364
Posted By RickP
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Ordered a Whiney Nesting Penguin 16 kit this week. Walnut stain finish with maple wood hoops. Now the wait begins.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 389,331
Posted By RickP
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Want to buy - Whitney Nesting Penguin drum set, prefer wood hoop set, but metal shells ok as well. Sizes are not a huge issue, I do want the stock hardware package that comes with these from the...
Forum: Drums 07-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By RickP
Re: Rogers Dynasonic Custom Built Snare 10 Lugs

Does it have the complete snare frame on it ?
Forum: Drums 06-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By RickP
Re: DW CLASSIC SERIES

Most definitely. Mahogany/poplar/ Mahogany with maple reinforcing rings are a Classic shell composition. Ringo's OBP kit was made with this combination (albeit with the interiors painted white as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 32,892
Posted By RickP
Re: Ringo Starr... Good or bad?

Wow Gruntersadad, were you having a bad day or something when you posted this ? Kind of a nasty reply especially from an "Administrator" . Not everyone has the time or wherewithal to search...
Forum: Drums 06-23-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By RickP
Re: Maple or Birch for hard hitters ?

Either would work well, especially if miced. It is all personal preference.
Forum: Drums 06-23-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 26,373
Posted By RickP
Re: Best all around snare drum

Ringo used a 5 x 14 OBP Jazzfest with the Beatles not a Supraphonic 400. Now Ludwig did give him a gold plated Supersensitive but still not a Supraphonic 400 Ludaloy shell snare drum.
Forum: Drums 06-15-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By RickP
Re: Ludwig Legacy in Emerald Sparkle Fade Finish

They did not look very nice in person IMHO.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,259
Posted By RickP
Re: Thoughs on Mapex?

My thoughts ? Nice drums, nothing special though. This is not intended to insult the Mapex fans as drums these days are pretty much universally good in quality, what with CNC machines etc in use with...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By RickP
Re: Anyone wear Hats on stage? Ball Cap? Fedora? What?

I wear a pork pie hat ( think Breaking Bad) , or sometimes a lightweight fedora, especially for outdoor gigs. Being folically challenged it is a must to wear a hat in the Sun .
Forum: Drums 06-09-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By RickP
Re: Bass Drum Cymbal Mount

http://www.ludwig-drums.com/atlas/accessories_aerodynetilter.php

Ludwig has a few non- drill Atlas accessories that will allow you to mount a cymbal on your bass drum.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By RickP
Re: Session work gear must haves?

Years back there was a Modern Drummer interview with Kenny Aronoff and they were discussing getting started in the studio and he said to start you need to have a 5 x 14 metal shell snare and a 6.5 x...
Forum: Drums 06-07-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By RickP
Re: Ludwig Legacy - Classic Maple Kits

I own a Legacy Classic kit ( see picture) and have played lots of Classic Maples and my take on the two is as follows :

Legacy Classic - warmer than CM, very much the same sound as your 71 kit....
Forum: Drums 06-06-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By RickP
Re: In need of a shallow bass drum, what's out there?

https://www.souldrums.com/shop/drum-sets/premier-heritage-series-birch-club-kit/

The Premier Heritage Club kits have a 20" bass drum, 100% Birch shells, available in lacquer finishes and sound...
Forum: Drums 06-05-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,994
Posted By RickP
Re: Which wrap for my new Ludwig Classic Maple?

Thanks - it is a darn good sounding kit too.
Forum: Drums 06-05-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,994
Posted By RickP
Re: Which wrap for my new Ludwig Classic Maple?

Looks much better in person believe it or not.
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