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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 388,603
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Lets try this again!
http://modesto.craigslist.org/msg/4601762457.html
Forum: Drums 08-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 945
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Looking for solid value kit on a $1500-$1700 budget.

I dont know where you are, but I just put up a CL link for my kit in the Classifieds.
Nothing wrong with it, Keller Maple...just trying to start another project.
Forum: Drums 08-06-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,043
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: I need help picking a drumset!

You can get an older pro quality kit for that on Craigslist.
For example, save or borrow just a tad more, and: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/msg/4603561582.html
You will not be sorry.
Forum: Drums 08-05-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Bass drum pillow talk: Keeping it down

Yessss!
can't that drum sound from your favorite album is not possible without mic's, and at the very least, a mixer.
I learned from some older Wiser Mentors(Grew up in the SF Bay Area...Smith,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: SonorMuseum Registering

Thanks! I just Talked to Sam Galizia, and he said Scott is ok. After 2 weeks, I satrted thinking "Man, I hope something didn't happen to the guy!"
Forum: Drums 08-04-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Bass drum pillow talk: Keeping it down

I think its just the fad that started....in the 60's I think? Then people started doing all kinds of tricks, and using different things to get.....wait for it....
Basically the same sound.
Just a...
Forum: Drums 08-04-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: SJC, yay or nay....

Where are you located?
Forum: Drums 08-04-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Bass drum pillow talk: Keeping it down

This is a great idea. I use a PS batter, and an Amb for the reso. sometimes felt strips, but i do need to secure the 1/2" thick Foam in th bottome of the drum. i cut it so the ends are 1/4" away from...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: SonorMuseum Registering

That would be great Croc. I have been a Sonor fan for 25 years, and am trying to sell my kit to make way for some 1975 phonics before someone else picks them up. If that fails, i wanted to maybe get...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: SonorMuseum Registering

The only mail I recieved, was the one stating that my account will be inactive, until an Admin activates it. No instructions, no links for confirmation. And, No way to contact him, outside of the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By ThumperJim
SonorMuseum Registering

This Sucks. Almost 2 months since I registered with Sonor Museum, and still no Account activation. Funny thing is, It says if you have problems logging in, contact an Admin.....there is no way that I...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 903
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Need forum wisdom (fusion "standards")

Don't forget Jean-Luc Ponty- Anything from Enigmatic Ocean is tops!
Forum: Drums 07-31-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Tight Bass Head

I dont think higher pedal spring tension will get the same effect he is looking to duplicate, as spring tension starts to have effect a considerable amount of travel before the beater strikes the...
Forum: Drums 07-31-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Pearl Free Floater (advice)

He plays with Pat O'Brien and the Priests of Love. They are a blues band, and play at First Cabin Bar.
I found out about him through my friend, also an L.A. drummer, Chris Moore.
Anyways, Jimmy is...
Forum: Drums 07-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Pearl Free Floater (advice)

I am not sure if It's all Marketing Hype or not, but just the fact that I can swap out shells and have a Totally different drum is way cool. Shells go for About $110 from Pearl, and you can also...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Transporting a drum set when homeless?

Or maybe someone near you knows of an opportunity for you to avoid becoming homeless. What do you do? What did you do? What can you do?
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Transporting a drum set when homeless?

Dont forget, you can nest the 12 and the 16 in the 22.
Forum: Drums 07-17-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,541
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: (Keller) Shells, thickness, counterhoops, bearing edges...I need help

She sells Drumshells by the seashore...
That is Bonnie at Anderson international Trading down in L.A., the West Coast dealer for Keller. AITwood.com
Forum: Drums 07-17-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,541
Posted By ThumperJim
Forum: Drum Technique 07-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Not denting heads

I play heavy Rock for the most part(Kick myself in the ass for not learning jazz at the beginning) and I use single ply batters, except for the snare, which I sometimes use a double ply head to...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Not denting heads

In my experience, the heads will dent easily if they are tensioned reallly low, and/or the tilt angle of the drum is so steep, that the very top of the tip acually digs into the head.
Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,263
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: RANT: Dissapointed in Sonor

I would say screw it, and get some claws from World Maxx...Otherwise, you may be in the same boat in 10 years again.
Forum: Drums 07-10-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Cutting a giant hole in my bass drum's shell

I used a Rotozip, made a template with a Compass first, penciled onto the shell. The mic stand is the one with the offset weighted block as a base, and I f I centered the hole, it would have lifted...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,218
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Favorite Song to Rock out To?

Eyes of a Stranger, Suite Sister Mary, Don't ever Trust the Needle-Queensryche

Separate Ways, Just the Same Way, Wheel, Don't Stop Beleivin', Hopelessly in Love-Journey
Forum: Drums 07-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,990
Posted By ThumperJim
Re: Joey Kramer joins Pearl Drum Company

ahhh, ok, cool! Thanks for the edumacation!
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