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Forum: Drum Technique 06-20-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,778
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: Calises and blisters!

Just wanted to say, I've got the same problem with callused skin splitting open - it really does suck.

But also on the note of previous posts:

how can someone say playing with the right...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,254
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: How to teach lefty kid?

I can't talk from experience too well, but I do have a friend who plays lefty kit and hates having to switch everyones' stuff around when he goes to play on it.

Also, something you might want to...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-13-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,252
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: Being More Comfortable...

Thanks for all the help guys.

I probably have should have been a bit more clear. I'm completely comfortable with my set up and everything, and I have a decent amount of talent and such. I was...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-12-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,252
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Being More Comfortable...

Hey guys!

Some background info:

I've been playing the drums for around 7 years, but the first 5-6 of those years were just me not being at all serious :P. Yet, the past year and a half I...
Forum: Drums 06-10-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: Kit Selection HELP!

Hey man,

I'm also in the similar process of picking out a kit.

I'm intent on the sound of DW's(being big into gospel as I am), and I used the kit builder on their sight. For an 8x10 rack tom,...
Forum: Drums 06-02-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Also, the other thing that really attracts me to DW is the amazing low sound you can get out of the toms. I'm into all the jazz, , Latin, rock, and especially funk drumming, but I absolutely LOVE...
Forum: Drums 06-02-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Hey guys thanks again for the posts.

I think the thing that's possibly effecting the sound on my yamaha's is the fact the metal hoops around the tops of each drum is slightly warped (I don't know...
Forum: Drums 06-02-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

I probably should have clarified a bit more I guess. The 'worn to death' statement does not only apply to the physical damages that are there (which aren't horrible, so maybe a tad bit of hyperbole...
Forum: Drums 06-01-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Thanks for all the help guys. I'm going to call guitar center in an hour to talk to the drum guy and set up some kit configurations with prices to check out my options.
Forum: Drums 06-01-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: Commercial vs. custom kits

If you're looking to buy a cheap commercial kit, you should definitely check out ddrum brand. I've played a few floor models of ddrum and really liked them, but I haven't heard too much about them,...
Forum: Drums 06-01-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Thanks for the response!

I wish I was there to see that green to black fade, I REALLY like that color. With larryace's advice, I really want to check out this Dale's Drum Shop, it seems they have...
Forum: Drums 06-01-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Wow dude that's crazy, I know where you're talking about, I haven't actually been inside but I've heard about it. I go to high school at Neshaminy High haha. I'm over by like Core Creek Park. I...
Forum: Drums 06-01-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Haha, wow, small world. I too am in Langhorne also. That link is very helpful, I'm gonna definitely check out the sets on their site and maybe take a road trip.
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Hey Larryace, much thanks for the input.

I saw that you're in Bucks County, I'm also located in Bucks County, Northeast of Philly in the suburbs. Do you have any recommendations of places I could...
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Still waiting to see if anyone has some input into the 30% off the quotes price kit builder gives. I've heard with some intense negotiation you can go as low as 40% off.
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Thanks man!

I had totally forgot about craigslist.
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Experts, help!

Hey gwbaker, thanks for the input!

I had been reading around and had seen that the wait time for a DW set brand new could be up to 4 months! That demolishes my goal of having it for the summer to...
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,006
Posted By Funkeh Jay
Re: DW Collectors series order duration

Wow have to say, these sets all look great. I'm definitely convinced in getting one now.

For a DW Collectors Maple kit, what would be the wait time for the Natural Satin finish? the vintage...
Forum: Drums 05-31-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Funkeh Jay
DW Experts, help!

Hey everyone,

A little background: I've been playing drums for 7 years, wasn't too serious till a year ago, and have improved quite a bit. Currently, I own a Yamaha Stage Custom, but being 7...
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