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Forum: Drums Today, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 520
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: DW Design Series vs. Gretsch Renown

I have a set of older Renown, 2007, and I am very pleased with all aspects including the sound. You don't mention budget, so I assume it's not an issue.
That said, most of what I read is people...
Forum: Drum Technique Today, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Drum Ergonomics and Angles

In this photo I prefer to have the hihat pedal closer to parallel with the bass drum pedal sitting more forward. Ergonomic also is specific to the player. My set up although ergonomic to me may not...
Forum: Drums Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,052
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Rank the brands

I find it a little shallow to think that Gretsch, Ludwig, and Rogers are only played by 60 year old men. Do some research please. The Gretsch website alone has a ton of artists listed.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: What is your least favorite concession you made in your set up?

Tom angles........................Would love to have them a little flatter.
Forum: Drum Technique Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,880
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Grip and finger length

I had a new roof put on 8 years ago and one of the selling points of the company, for quality, was that they don't use nailers, but every nail is hand driven. The art still exists.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Why don't more matched grip drummers play open grip?

I always played traditional when I first started and then had a 30 year layoff, and when I started again I tried matched, and it worked, and now find myself playing both ways without even thinking...
Forum: Drums 03-23-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,052
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Rank the brands

Gretsch
Davoli
Fismom
Maffi
Beyerdynamic
Corder
Cumbus
Dixon
Hohner
All of my favorites
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 03-23-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 586
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Hello

Elle has been doing a lot of writing and dealing with a medical issue.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 03-22-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 586
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Hello

I buy British cheese only............
Forum: Drums 03-21-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Taye Studio Maple

I have a studio maple snare
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 286,595
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Nice. Love brass and Taye drums
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Philosophical Question

Thanks. I didn't mention that no one should be fired, the band was the band.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Philosophical Question

Well, more answers than I expected, and most, very interesting. You have all qualified for the next philosophical question, as soon as I can think of a relavent one.
Forum: Drums 03-20-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Your Favorite COB Snare

It has lots of dents. I will get back to you with the exact number.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 03-20-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Issues browsing Drummerworld on iPhone and iPad

I was in the Doc's office one afternoon waiting for my "fountain of youth" shot, and on my iPhone deleting spammers like crazy. Need my reading glasses but still get the job done. I guess it just...
Forum: Drums 03-19-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 471
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Your Favorite COB Snare

Gretsch Brooklyn hammered COB, 6.5 x 14.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 03-19-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Issues browsing Drummerworld on iPhone and iPad

Have you tried using two fingers to stretch the page once it is opened.?
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: How to get the most you can selling used gear?

I would not be afraid of Craigslist. I have bought and sold on there many times. People are local can come in a day or two to try your goods and pay cash with no fees like Ebay.
I have also used...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By GruntersDad
Philosophical Question

Would you rather be in a band where you, as the drummer, were the best player or the worst player?? I would want to be equal is not an option for this quiz.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 891
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Since Hal Blaine has passed.....

All of which begs the question, Do we as consumers have the right to full exclosure.? We spend our money on products we assume are one thing and get something else...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 891
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Since Hal Blaine has passed.....

Alice Cooper would indeed pick the best for his group and according to the documentary, send them off with his blessing if another gig came up that they wanted to try.

My biggest surprise came...
Forum: Drums 03-16-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Adhesive alternatives for a re-wrap

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=double+sided+tape&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
Forum: Drums 03-16-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Opinion : Is this a strange combination ?

I sent Bumwrap 6 photos of military badges and they copied them perfectly and put them on a wrap for me. I would take a photo and send it with an email and give them a chance. They do great...
Forum: Drums 03-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Adhesive alternatives for a re-wrap

I only use Titebond glues but in fairness Gorilla glue no longer expands or bubbles as the old formula did. Please donít use glue on your wraps.
Forum: Drums 03-16-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By GruntersDad
Re: Adhesive alternatives for a re-wrap

Double sided tape is used in woodworking all of the time and is a great idea. It holds the seams down and the lugs and other hardware will hold the wrap just fine. I have done about 6 drums this...
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