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Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,051
Posted By greenstar323
Re: guitars too loud, why?!!

Of all the comments on here I agree most with this one. They need to point their amps at themselves so they are blasted in the face with volume.

There is also probably a combo of the two...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,652
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Should I be annoyed?

To the OP-

I had this happen to me once before as well where the singer thought it was ok to volunteer my kit at an open mic night. I was pissed and fuming afterwards for weeks.

Solution is to...
Forum: Drums 09-11-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,868
Posted By greenstar323
Re: The 23" bass drum

Starting a drum company and going to make kits in ONLY 23" bass drums, 11" mounted tom, and 15" floor tom.

I will send all you suckers money transfer instructions so you can start placing your...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By greenstar323
Re: cleaning 20+ years of dust from my Sonor

Looks good. Funny I'm doing the same thing now but will try the water & vinegar trick. Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Time observations

A few things I don't understand but kudos to you for doing this exercise....

First, unless your guitarist also has perfect time I don't really get how playing at 20 bpm to get better time will...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,588
Posted By greenstar323
Re: What do you use to haul your hardware

I asked a similar question awhile back and took Bermuda's advice on the mic bag. Holds my hi hat, two cymbal stands, and snare stand easy, without folding it all up, and isn't terribly heavy. I also...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By greenstar323
Re: White sparkle

Update: Still waiting to hear back from drummaker, but I contacted Delmar not realizing they are THE company that basically does the wraps for all these other companies. They told me to contact...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By greenstar323
White sparkle

Thought the helpful folks on here can help.

Does anyone know where I can find white sparkle wrap? Tried the usual suspects. Bumwrap said they don't do sparkles. Thought this would be more common....
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Down to earth ... bump

I don't really have any more advice than what was already provided but joining a band was the best thing I ever did for my drumming. Playing along with real people is so different.

I like the...
Forum: Drums 08-08-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Cocktail kit

I vote for the Ludwig breakbeats. I LOVE this kit! It's my go to kit for lugging around to jams, practice, and open mics. I have all the stock heads on mine and think it sounds really great once...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Suggestions on how to get rid of a custom kit

Alright guys thanks for the suggestions... donating might be the way to go. I don't have a recent pic on me right now and I'm not home to take a pic, but they were maple shells (6 ply toms and 8 ply...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By greenstar323
Suggestions on how to get rid of a custom kit

Ok this might sound like an odd title....let me explain.

When I was 16 I thought it would be cool to make a custom kit so my dad helped me make a kit 14x24, 9x13, 10x14, 16x16, 16x18. I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By greenstar323
PSA about DW sale

Anyone looking to score a deal DW, specifically their popular ultralight hardware can get 20% off at guitar center online.

I thought it was a joke too until I added the $350 set to my cart and it...
Forum: Drums 07-24-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Does Anyone Have a Drum With This Wrap??

I know this is an olderish thread but I wanted to rewrap my kit in a semi hard to find wrap too - blue oyster pearl. Kinda like the ringo kit but in blue. Anyway I used bumwraps and it's perfect for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Your personal double bass journey

The singer in my band aspires to play metal, but really we play a lot of grunge and "hard" rock whatever that means. Sometimes just for fun I break out the double bass for some songs, but have never...
Forum: Drums 12-20-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Any information about this PDP Concept Maple ?

Love pdp concept maple... I saw the exotic finish and fell in love with it too but I thought exotic really only referred to the finish not the actual shell makeup.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,852
Posted By greenstar323
Re: I'm giving away a black beauty snare drum, here.

Wow reading all these posts .... I'm with you guys! Larry that is a very generousand selfless act.

Here is my pitch... fellow New Jerseyan here (really need I say more?). Have always wanted a...
Forum: Drums 08-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,454
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Mapex White Widow

I must admit I posted that as a joke, but the truth is they do look very sexy! I actually like Mapex and want to get a set of Saturns for my next kit, but 2k is the most I personally could bear...
Forum: Drums 08-01-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,454
Posted By greenstar323
Mapex White Widow

Forget what you've read about Mapex Saturns on here and go buy this for 3k. Hurry - they are only making 30 of them!
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By greenstar323
Re: How to make a "Natural Matte Finish" shiny??

I'd also like to suggest going to your good ol' home store for some Minwax Wipe on Poly - you can apply it with one of those spongy brushes. It's so easy to apply. Just wetsand a little bit between...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,841
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Are drums ever too quiet?

I usually get told to play LOUDER. I'm not a hard hitter to begin with and I know when I need to back off for the guitars come through - most times they are blaring way louder than me. One guitarist...
Forum: Drums 04-20-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Sorry to harp on this again but...

If you're going to go through the trouble why not get rims mounts for the toms and use the regular L brackets like all the other drum companies besides Pearl use. I know it's not the Pearl way but I...
Forum: Drums 04-20-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By greenstar323
Re: Getting a Tama Cocktail kit- Help me choose a color finish!

I thought this particular cocktail kit was cool because I think you can turn the bass drum and play it how you'd play a regular bass drum and be able to play sitting down. Or you can stand and play...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,705
Posted By greenstar323
Re: More existential stuff


Forgot to mention I'm from New Jersey, but the good part of Jersey aka North Jersey ;) so there ya go Larry it's not intentional. Maybe that's just how a lot of people are in these parts!!
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,705
Posted By greenstar323
Re: More existential stuff

This post really makes me laugh. Everyone tells me (in general not just drums) I come across with no emotion or enthusiasm. Whereas in my mind I'm really excited about something or trying to be...
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