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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By opentune
Re: Dented Shell

I've had the same metal Slingerland snare and that's what they did back at good ole' Slingerland. They crimped like that. The crimp is exactly centered to those 2 set screw holes one sees. Cringe if...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By opentune
Re: Dented Shell

That is the snare bed, for where the snares lay, it is intentionally made that way.
You see a dip there on all snares.
Carry on, should be a nice snare. Sound King?
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 831
Posted By opentune
Re: Musician vs Artist

Haha, Hopefully you're joking. Try hurling a ball at 95 mph for 50 pitches or more, or hitting said ball with a 4 inch wide wood stick for over 400 feet.
Perhaps you mean billiards are a game.
...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-15-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,315
Posted By opentune
Re: 16th notes on Hi Hat

Hey, me too, am working on the same thing, but in reality, who is going to have to ever sustain one-handed 16ths for an entire 15-20 minutes.
I'd try to get them for sustained 5 mins, then move up...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,026
Posted By opentune
Re: A New Journey

Sad news, very sorry to hear. I can't believe how fast this all went.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By opentune
Re: Very cool looping performance

Ya I saw her Reverb video awhile back and thought wow I should get a looper one day. Amazing textures and layers to create with that, just playing on your own.
Forum: Drums 09-12-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By opentune
Re: Rogers Drum Talk video discussing some of the Swivomatic era gear

Nice easy going video. Tony all this time I thought you were the huge Gretsch guy, but you seem to be going DEEP in the Rogers pool. What brought the change?
Long before getting into or following...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By opentune
Re: Ever bought a recording just because it featured the kind of drums you have?

Never. But before doing this again, you should consider that lots of recordings are done with drums that are in-house of the studio, or chosen for that record, that differ in brands from those the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,030
Posted By opentune
Re: Are We Just Being Silly?

I don;t see all the fuss either. This activity is surely better than ....hitting people with sticks... or hitting little white balls with clubs. People meditate, pray, whittle sticks, or read books...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By opentune
Re: Cement residue on a stripped drum

If it was surface cement, I've used paint stripper, doesn't take off any wood. But yours has seeped into wood, and you can't go much deeper with a solvent, thus nothing but sanding left. If you cant...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,057
Posted By opentune
Re: Who's got the best brand name...

An Italian would say O-ree-o-low
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,057
Posted By opentune
Re: Who's got the best brand name...

Oriollo, really rolls off the tongue.
Forum: Drums 09-09-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By opentune
Re: Mother (nature) knows best :)

Very nice.
Shellac differs from a urethane no?
Why do you use shellac? And 10 coats, how long to dry between coats?
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By opentune
Re: Whose autograph is this?

my guess a Sabian HH ride
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By opentune
Re: Did a promo photo for Taye...

Cool photo, nice kits there. Taye are great drums.
Forum: Drums 09-06-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By opentune
Re: Bop Kit Shootout - Sonor SQ2, Canopus RFM, Ludwig Classic Maple

Hmmm, I only listened to the drum playing, none of the talk, or 'drum geek' build-related features.
My ears picked Canopus, then Sonor.
Of course they are all nice but the Ludwigs came in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By opentune
Re: Bars and Churches where else...

cafes, many local community events, festivals, weddings, backyard parties, ....and garages. all 'live' playing to me.
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By opentune
Re: Throne seat issue?

never had this issue but to me 'cold' leg means blood flow.
how long does your leg take to warm up?
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,047
Posted By opentune
Re: The needless debate over drum construction and the misguided search for undo drum resonance

Which is absolutely fantastic...for you.
For somebody else, this search/preference/knowledge for woods, edges etc. does matter, or maybe is simply interesting for them. In that way it doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,047
Posted By opentune
Re: The needless debate over drum construction and the misguided search for undo drum resonance

"Do the things we drummers endlessly quibble over really make a difference?"

Strange, I've been reading DW for years, these endless discussions on wood, bearing edges, ....but I'd never say its...
Forum: Drums 08-23-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,060
Posted By opentune
Re: Can you tell a big difference?

Yes all very close. I think floor toms are always very telling. LC and AHM stood out as most different from the bunch to me.
For your average bloke playing out with a band the SC fits the bill.
Forum: Drums 08-21-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By opentune
Re: Gretsch round badge

In these cases, the Sonor Vintage choice by FAR, for a variety of reasons.

Sonor - I presume you can see the kit, or play it, a local dealer or supplier you can deal with . Its a Modern kit,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,783
Posted By opentune
Re: What killed off Slingerland?

Actually Rogers drums (an American drum company) had a 'modern tom holder' by the late 60's. It is later very much copied by Yamaha and Tama. Look up any late 60's early 70's Rogers holiday kit, and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By opentune
Re: Is there a website with drumless tracks?

many, here's one, can watch and subscribe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67RUy6L2rjk
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By opentune
Re: RIP Aretha Franklin

Ya what a loss. I learned to play drums while playing along to her Greatest Hits CD (just followed along with Roger Hawkins)
If you've never seen this, just a great raw concert with Purdie and Billy...
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