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Forum: Drums Today, 06:10 AM
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Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

I've been doing some thinking and I might just go inspect the superstar and get it if it's in great condition. he pointed me to some other good options like a catalina maple. (I was gonna check...
Forum: Drums Today, 01:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

I can't get the catalina rock for that price the seller said it's a typo. the new model cost $899.

I went to sam ash and found a used superstar for $500 and a used catalina maple for $600* (I was...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

thanks for the great info guys. how about the catalina rock? it's mahogany and basswood.
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

price is an issue. I'm looking to spend about $600 on a shell pack, about $600 on cymbals, and about $300 on hardware.

I think it's gonna boil down to the silverstar or the mars.

I'm probably...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

could be better lol.

tamadrm, I was doing some research about wood types and drums and I see that poplar actually has a very warm tone to it. the pearl export is made from poplar and asian...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 05:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

sigh................
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 05:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

the only thing I ignored was about keeping the kit which is more of a personal matter. I should have just started a "which drums are better" thread. all tangible knowledge and opinions are taken in...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

he told me he liked the way they feel and sound. he also said the cymbals remind him of his byzance traditional cymbals.

do you guys think it's worth waiting till namm to buy? think anyone will...
Forum: Drums 08-21-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

I didn't know it was going to happen so soon either. my friend told me he needed a kit to tour with soon, but I didn't know he meant immediately. he showed up at my house with cash, said "what do you...
Forum: Drums 08-21-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

well, the deed is done.. she was good to me. they looked beautiful in the sun. I recently cleaned and oiled the toms and snare, but got lazy and skipped the kick as you can tell LOL
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Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

gotcha. so I think it's between the silverstar, the mars, or the apk. your vote goes towards the silverstar. a warm sound is good and I know the hardware will be strong because it's strong on my...
Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

the thing is he doesn't want just my cymbals. he's my close friend and wants my entire kit. I like my cymbals and my drums, but like you said, I kind of want to jump on his offer because it's there...
Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

what do you mean? lol
Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

I like that the mars has a virgin kick and a deep snare. I know it's a fairly new series, but do you guys think it's on par with the silverstar series?

this guy made his imperialstar sound great...
Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
Re: worth it?

would birch drums like a silverstar, mars, or apk be worth it? some of that $600 would go towards sabian aa or zildjian a cymbals.
Forum: Drums 08-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,048
Posted By bmeat
worth it?

hey guys. my friend wants to buy my entire kit, so I'm thinking about getting a birch kit and a cymbal pack. to do this it's gonna cost me an extra $500-600. think it's worth it? is a silverstar or...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-09-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By bmeat
Re: Drumming and pain

eat lots of nuts and fish. my right thumb gets tired quickly and slides up the stick which is extremely frustrating.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By bmeat
Re: Ah screw it! I'm cheating...

I just had a listen it's groovy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMsIrKjSM6Y
Forum: Drum Technique 06-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By bmeat
Re: counting while playing

I hear you guys. I started playing without "counting" at all, but now that I'm counting I can sort of play just the "ands" to a groove. I've never been able to play just the "ands" like some people...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-06-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By bmeat
Re: Bass pedal control

I had this problem until I set my pedals properly (thanks to the folks on this forum). make sure the beaters are extended enough (above the center of the kick drum) and start with the spring tension...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-06-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By bmeat
counting while playing

hi guys! I recently got a metronome app and it's been helping me. I had a couple of questions about counting while playing. if and when you guys count with your left foot do you guys count the...
Forum: Drums 12-17-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By bmeat
Re: 80's Imperialstar

I have a poplar imperialstar. I know it's not as good as the older model, but I've managed to make them sound great!
Forum: Drums 09-28-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By bmeat
black panther snare

any thoughts on this snare?
Forum: Drums 09-27-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By bmeat
tama antique brown birch

does anyone know if tama's antique brown birch is a limited edition color or if the finish is supposed to stick around?
Forum: Drums 09-05-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By bmeat
Re: Removing Mold on Interior of Snare Drum

"Although the active ingredient in bleach, sodium hypochlorite, is the main ingredient in many mold removal products, there are many reasons to use alternatives to chlorine bleach when killing mold. ...
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