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Forum: General Discussion Today, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By wombat
Re: Follow up on a thread by Andy ( keep it simple)

The loss of 20 to 30% of woodland is very significant and really sad Andy, especially when the species effected are "indigenous" to Britain.

Hopefully they can contain the spread to East Anglia....
Forum: General Discussion Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 520
Posted By wombat
Re: Is it still 4 way coordination if I....

Larry heres one for you....

if your foot is on the hi hat pedal but not being "used" it can be seen as "playing" a rest note and thefore included as a "limb" involved in playing a beat

...if...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By wombat
Follow up on a thread by Andy ( keep it simple)

A while ago Andy posted a thread about English ash being threatened by "dieback" and its impact on the Origin Series of Guru drums through limited supply of quality ash wood

see link to "Damn -...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,143
Posted By wombat
Re: Musical artists whose death saddened you.

In terms of shocked John Lennon, Jeff Buckley

Saddened Jim Croce and a few Australians Paul Hester (Suicide) from Crowded House and Doc Neeson from the Angels ( Cancer) come immediately to mind....
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 819
Posted By wombat
Re: Tell me if this is a stupid idea

Err "Larry its a stupid idea"

It would however make for some interesting drumstick tricks. You could do a bonsai version of a "dizzy wizzy" on a playground swing...by winding up the laccy band...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By wombat
Re: Moody Blues’s Graeme Edge: A Responsibility to Play the Hits

I saw the MB's many years ago not knowing what to expect given the level of engineering (for the time) on their first 7 albums and I have to say its up there as one of the best concerts I have seen....
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By wombat
Re: Cool muffling!

hmm dual purpose ..... muffling AND a place for patrons to leave their shawls and coats !!

Why didnt he just use

http://www.drummuff.com/images/muffylogo.jpg

(See forum thread...
Forum: Drums 08-03-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By wombat
Re: My Gurus through my PA.

Hmm with the Anarchy flag (Anarchy in the UK) I would have thought you could detune the drums so they were out of synch with each other and have Adrian Edmunson in his young ones outfit playing the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,189
Posted By wombat
Re: Drummerworld Dictionary

I think someone else alluded to this in a previous reply.

Bo's often changing yet consistant content wise "Avatar" is an ongoing "feature" of this site which must have some history behind it .
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,318
Posted By wombat
Re: Which college will be the best choice for drummer doing rock muisc in LA?

I was very lucky in that I did my degrees back in the day that University was "free" in Australia ( not completely free but not attracting nasty hefty fees that apply now)

If I were to consider...
Forum: Drums 07-28-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By wombat
Re: Drum Kit Suggestion

To add to your collection and if you are jazz focused I would add a 14 inch floor tom.

Though theres no rules in what you "need" (despite some people may assert otherwise) I would have generally...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By wombat
Re: Drumming Injury Advice needed!

Hmmm I think you should get a proper diagnosis from a health professional FIRST( ? Physio )

Advice on such matters can be a dime a dozen from "untrained" people but a proper diagnosis and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 899
Posted By wombat
Re: Trusting others with your kit?

Hmmm well you could lend it to the kid in Andys post !! http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1279273&posted=1#post1279273


More on topic
When you say you "have the opportunity...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By wombat
Re: Your midweek smile :)

Made my day that did. So many little things make it worth a few watches...like he looks like he has platform shoes (well on the hi hat pedal) the guys in the Orchestra wandering what to do when he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,766
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

Sorry Larry my humour can be obscure / obtuse at times..... I used the slang term "snare" as in "to catch or trap". So in that picture you had a drum (40 gal type) with something youd "snared" that...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,766
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

Alas my reply taking the piss fell flat and here was me all a self proud of you and your drum with the different 'snare' you'd made.. ..your a tuff crowd larry
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,766
Posted By wombat
Re: The matching snare

err Larry you have the Rolls Royce of drums that comes with their own Swami (ie Guru ) and then you bought Yammies begginer set (Gigmaker) and wonder why you dont like it !!
...
Forum: Drums 07-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By wombat
Re: Best Maple Drumkit around $1000

Alas could not find a fro for your kit.... but you can get an add on one from the acid era
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By wombat
Re: Transporting a drum set when homeless?

Hmmm I suspect the OP is hinting at having mental health issues ( my apologies if I misread that) and may be feeling like another "bout" is close which may in turn lead to unemployment.

There are...
Forum: Drums 07-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By wombat
Re: New snare, one of a kind look

Nice looking snare. Well chosen wrap !!
Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

A post regarding use of "gum trees" by Andy in another thread
http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1275799&posted=1#post1275799

Reminded me of stripping of ancient hardwood for...
Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By wombat
Re: What's the sound of GUM wood?

Ha ironically I was about to say as part of my original post "Andy will probably chime in and give an artisans perspective....and sure enough !!

As always I learn something from his posts and sure...
Forum: Drums 07-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By wombat
Re: What's the sound of GUM wood?

Hmmm "gum" tree in Australia is the common term for "eucalyptus" trees...a species native to Australia but like many species can now be found in other countries ( South Africa for instance)

Many...
Forum: Drums 07-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

Ah yes we could get a cable channel up called "the choice"...with "voice like" spinning thrones (as opposed to "chairs")

Instead if "I want you" the light underneath the chair would say "I NEED...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 958
Posted By wombat
Re: Famous Metal drummers?

A famous metal drummer..... hmmm I think he appeared on an Alan Parsons album.

He got head billing indeed he was called...... I Robot ..... given how early it appeared im pretty sure it was a...
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