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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 421
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Metronome app that speeds up and then slows down

a Roland TD-3 module has a function that allows you to cycle between a high and lower tempo, and lets you set the number of bars as well as the bpm steps

not as convenient as on your phone, but...
Forum: Drums 10-18-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Remote hat purchase - need info

That DW looks good... i'd avoid anything with a cable

Too prone to breakage
Forum: Drums 10-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By davezedlee
Re: tama superstar classics? maple?

they already own the names and trademarks, so it saves them zillions of dollars in legal fees and marketing and eliminates delays in knocking out new lines

i think Yamaha does the same
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,519
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Tempus ordered, payed in April- snare still not there

sometimes the best drums are the ones you never get to play
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,519
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Tempus ordered, payed in April- snare still not there

its called "habit"... you must have ignored the past 12 years or so

wishful thinking can do that sometimes
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By davezedlee
Re: John Bonham Snare on the bay

added in the comments section of those photos its pointed out that JB is sitting behind a concert tom swirl kit with a post mount in typical sizes

yet, the kit sold to the Hire company (and then...
Forum: Drums 09-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,965
Posted By davezedlee
Forum: Drums 09-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Warped die cast hoops

i think you will be pleasantly shocked by the outcome... i know i was

if the hoop was "put out" from heavy torque, it can be "put back in" from the same amount of torque, just in the opposite...
Forum: Drums 09-25-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Warped die cast hoops

here's a rough photo... i've since dissassembled this rig and made one of the other boards into a jig for my tablesaw, so the screws aren't shown, but the concept is

the "good" part of the rim is...
Forum: Drums 09-25-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Warped die cast hoops

I just used that "bend over piece of wood" method by using a flat piece 2x10

I used screws to clamp the "good" section to the lumber, then screwed THAT board to two others, making a ledge

From...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Any drum builders or customisers?

the rollers were $25 each from Lee Valley

here's mine on the Pearl Forum:
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Any drum builders or customisers?

get an ATB 80-tooth (crosscut) blade, and you won't need tape

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHRvQweyeCE
Forum: Drums 09-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,442
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Is Tama a Bad Company?

that "dude" is the current owner of C&C drums... the scattering nature of the posts is probably done during downtime at his very busy factory
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By davezedlee
Re: something I am building

Kinda defeats the purpose doesn't it?

All that effort... then using a deadened head?

A moongel would be a lot simpler

And removable
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By davezedlee
Re: something I am building

sounds pretty dead, to me
Forum: Drum Technique 07-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Grip problem?

you're squeezing too hard, and "smashing" (like one would use a fly swatter, or hammering a nail) rather than "bouncing" your sticks

cheap sticks have nothing to do with it
...
Forum: Drums 07-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Tension Rod Sizes?

http://www.drumfoundry.com/t-tension_rodulator.aspx

in this case, i believe the answer is:

"Use a 1 5/8 inch or 42 mm tension rod"
Forum: Drums 06-28-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,524
Posted By davezedlee
Re: HELP!! Brass Snare Question

yeah, but its been extremely well-documented that for a year or so they were aggressively pursuing new orders while ignoring ones currently placed (and ignoring emails for an explanation)

plus,...
Forum: Drums 06-25-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,524
Posted By davezedlee
Re: HELP!! Brass Snare Question

famous scammer... google it

AVOID AT ALL COSTS!
Forum: Drums 06-13-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,442
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Pearl or Gibraltar drum rack?

Of course, if you had half a brain, you'd use a memory lock
Forum: Drums 05-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Rogers Big R, why the hate??

I think they picked a bad time to use fence posts for spurs, which looked ridiculously clunky compared to other designs... and still do
Forum: Drums 04-04-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By davezedlee
Re: early 70's Pearl? what else?

"lots for cheap"?

how can you lose?

Those CBs are likely to be alright... decently constructed from inexpensive materials
Forum: Drums 04-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By davezedlee
Re: early 70's Pearl? what else?

CB700 "wristwatch" lugs...

I always wonder about ads that try to "upsell" a kit, 'tho those probably WERE made by Pearl; why not just call them what they are?
Forum: Drums 03-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By davezedlee
Re: Why so many plies?

Pretty sure most layups are actually two or three layers of fully cross laminated sheets

So your "9-ply" shell is really three sheets of 3-ply veneers

Differing combos would allow one to...
Forum: Drums 03-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,228
Posted By davezedlee
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