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Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,609
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: 87
Views: 1,609
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 !!
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Forum: Drums 07-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
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
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Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
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: 436
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: 2,253
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: 10
Views: 421
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: 10
Views: 421
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: 2,253
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: 829
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...
Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,253
Posted By wombat
Re: Do we really need expensive drums?

I suppose in terms of "needs" we dont need drums at all,,,if we are talking basic human needs like food, water and shelter.

Above and beyond the basics it becomes matters of preference.

In...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,515
Posted By wombat
Re: Female Drummer Project/Questionnaire

I suspect there could be several reasons why "female drummer" is used

Beyond self marketing (getting people to come to your gig, watch your clip) and blatent sexism I wonder if it also "says" what...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,061
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

Err ask and find out...... you would be surprised how many charity events are run by paid fund raisers.

The actual charity usually has no time / insufficient talent to run an event. Thats why they...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 17,688
Posted By wombat
Re: Unpopular Drumming Opinion Thread

Perhaps you could get uber fast with double pedals on the twin bass drums...hell you could reinvent one of those double hat links and have a treble pedal times 2 drums...thats 6 !! wohoo
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Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,061
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

Thats very true "Pog" which is why I always ask charity "sprukers" whether they are volunteers for the charity or if they are a "charity fund raising organisation" they hate that question and with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,061
Posted By wombat
Re: Really wanky behaviour....

This may be really dense of me...... but if you are doing originals and you have copyrighted those originals do.... you not get a cut by playing those songs ( make sure you are on the credits list)
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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 17,688
Posted By wombat
Re: Unpopular Drumming Opinion Thread

Mongolian throat singing to the sound of 1000 bpm on the double bass pedal whacking the kick drum (aka death metal)

Bippity Boppity Jazz by a siberian coal locamotice ( coaltrain get it boom boom)...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,851
Posted By wombat
Re: drum snobbery

I have gone dizzy trying to keep track of the blatent bagging, subtle bagging and downright single mindedness in this thread. I gave up after several pages.

A/ Whats wrong with "simple"...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By wombat
Re: 2 minute anonymous drum survey--please help!

Sorry couldnt help my kits built of branches an-a-log ( boom boom)

good luck
Forum: Drums 06-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 704
Posted By wombat
Re: Buying a versatile snare

I have a bit of a foot in 2 camps.

1/ With keep it simple that not all drums are the same

and

2/ With Larry that 2 much emphasis is placed on those differences rather than the key...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By wombat
Re: Need a bit of help.

I will check with my android later, but historically it doesnt deal well with wordy docs, it tends to truncate paragraphs and thus squash the font.

I will confirm those suspicions later but even...
Forum: Drums 06-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By wombat
Re: A good wooden snare from hardcore to jazz

Where do you live (country will suffice)

If in the UK I would take up keep it simples (Andy) of Guru drums to customise one for you, or at least point you in the right direction.

Other...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 17,688
Posted By wombat
Re: Unpopular Drumming Opinion Thread

Hmmm

Each to their own but I cant get into Mongolian throat singing to the rhythm (?) of a twin pedal powered formula one "kick" drum AKA Death Metal.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,278
Posted By wombat
Re: Seriously? This can't be real.

Ah Muffy such a versatile err muff

heres what else it can do

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KIZrMFfdXvc

and indeed your' whole kit can be transformed WOW !!
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Forum: Drums 06-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By wombat
Re: If you had to choose between these entry levels

From what I tend to read on this site its easier to make a cheapish set sound so much better by just changing the heads and good tuning.

Cymbals tend to be limited in how much you can change or...
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