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Forum: Drums 05-29-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help with getting a new drum set?

One more thing: I play Gretsch Renown Maples and I love them. I upgraded from Pearl Exports to the Renowns a while ago and they've been awesome. Don't know much about the Catalina line, which might...
Forum: Drums 05-29-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help with getting a new drum set?

Rose,
Bertram is totally correct. You get a lot more bang for your buck with used gear. Every time I've purchased something used, I have always been able to negotiate down and usually they'll...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Greenie
Re: Need help w/ "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet

Thanks, man! He does do a good job on that video. Greatly appreciated. I'm still having some difficulty on the timing coming out of some of those fills. Just can't quite get it down w/o ending up...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Greenie
Need help w/ "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet

Gents,
I am trying to learn "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet & I'm having real difficulty getting it down - it's drivin' me crazy. Anyone have any ideas on how to tame this beast? Or do you know...
Forum: Drums 07-12-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By Greenie
Trying to find Gretsch tom mount part

Gents,
I have a Gretsch Renown and the screw inside one of the tom mounts has gotten stripped. It is the part on the inside of the GTS Tom Mount RIMS die cast arm bracket that loops around the...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,068
Posted By Greenie
Re: Gretsch Renown question

Aeolian,
I have had some trouble tuning my Renown 14" tom -- just can't get it right. someone else just recommended a 1-ply on the reso head yesterday (on a different thread), so you're the second...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help a newb pick a new kit!

Thanks, Kona -- it does look like a big gap in the picture, but it's not actually that bad in real life -- I swear! But your point is well taken & I'll put them closer together.

Speaking of...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help a newb pick a new kit!

Ok, guys - I know it's been a while, but I finally got my act together and took some pictures of my beloved new Renowns. I absolutely love 'em. They are such an upgrade from my Exports.

Thanks...
Forum: Drums 11-28-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,198
Posted By Greenie
Re: Sound Percussion?

That's hysterical. Nice work, TTNW...

and, for what it's worth, I agree - Sound Percussion is pooh.
Forum: Drums 11-28-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,770
Posted By Greenie
Re: Mapex Saturn Vs. Gretsch Renown Maple Vs. ???

I just upgraded from Pearl Exports to a Gretsch Renown. I absolutely love them - playing 'em is akin to a religious experience for me. And, even better, I got a ridiculous deal on them from...
Forum: Drums 10-07-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,172
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help a clueless man buy some drums

jnarch,
you've got a lot of good info from a lot of knowledgeable sources here -- I was recently in a similar situation, although I already had a intermediate kit and I was looking to upgrade to a...
Forum: Drums 09-19-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help a newb pick a new kit!

Just wanted to update everyone who took the time to provide some much-needed guidance earlier -- I heeded your advice and, after scouring eBay and craigslist for a couple of weeks, I found a...
Forum: Drums 08-22-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Greenie
Re: Ludwig Accent CS

I am thinking about buying one as well, so I would love to hear people's thoughts on this kit. Is this an upgrade from a Pearl Export?

Thanks
Forum: Drums 08-16-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Greenie
Re: Help a newb pick a new kit!

Thanks, guys - this is very helpful. I'd love to hear more comments from other folks out there.
Forum: Drums 08-15-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Greenie
Help a newb pick a new kit!

This is my first post on DW, so please forgive me if I break etiquette somehow -- certainly not my intent. Anyway, on to my issue:

For the past few years, I have been playing on a 5-piece Pearl...
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