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Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Has tradition been holding drummers back for 100+ years?

Not sure we've been held back for 100 years. 100 years ago, we weren't playing the hi hat and ride at all like we are in modern times.

I am naturally left-handed, yet I play a "right-handed" kit....
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,657
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Is the acoustic kit dying?

I've only encountered an E-kit situation once here in Orlando, and I have a set of Rolands.The production manager for the music at a restaurant wanted me to play their kit: a 16x16 acoustic Yamaha...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

UFIP 14" Bionic Hi Hat Cymbals $239.95 USD (SOLD)

Top cymbal 1250g
Bottom: 1410g

These hats are now up for sale again. I had pulled them due to a possible music need, but things have changed....
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

14" Zanki (Zanchi) rotocast hi hat cymbals.

I have a set of Zanki (Zanchi) hi hats cymbals that were made in Italy. These 14" hi hats appear to be Zanki Professional line, which are rotocast. Note...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

FOR SALE: 14" UFIP Bionic Series Hi Hat Cymbals

TOP: 1250g
Bottom: 1410g

The top is fairly light for a set of these. usually they are about 1315g minimum. No nicks, cracks or keyholes. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

18 and 20 inch Vintage Zildjian crash cymbals.
Both of medium-thin weight range.

This is (one) 18" crash at 1489g, and (one) 20" crash at 1948g. [Your scale may vary slightly]

Both are 1970's...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,202
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Do you keep adjusting your kit?

I moved things around in my first five years quite a bit. The ride cymbal moved a lot. It went from being at a 45 degree, just the right tom spot on the kick drum to down with only slight tilt, just...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: How rare is it to find a band that has a practice space with a kit for you to use? Advice needed

I recently saw advertised some band practice space in my town where every unit came equipped with PA and a kit. I believe that this type of space is rented on an hourly and daily basis and lots of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,870
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: The social stigma attached to Metal...

I was going to say something similar to Fuo's comment. The problem is when the image/culture/posturing of a genre screams louder than its content. I recognize that there are many amazing drummers...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,257
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: I don't study anyone

Good luck re-inventing the wheel.

If you have ever had a drum teacher at all, even in the beginning, you were in fact studying that teacher's approach.

My wife is a classically trained artist....
Forum: Drums 04-05-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 541,802
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Yamaha Drums

Yamaha never made their high end kits anyways. Sakae did. There has been disclsure about this in another thread already. Sakae is venturing out on their own under their own brand as demonstrated by...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,486
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Quote from Neil Peart

Yeah, Rush is coming to town real soon and I was having the conversation with a bud about going. Probably going to be about $75 apiece and still sit in the nose bleed.

Neil has probably become...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Do Armenian drummers play Turkish cymbals?

But Simon,

UFIP has like 8 different professional lines to choose from. There must be SOMETHING they have that would suit what you play. Although they would respond a little different than a Z, S...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,340
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Have you ever answered a Craigslist add to tell them their ad sucks?

I have responded to offer a correction to a Craigslist ad and even a few Ebay ads. The recent Craigslist one said something like "Lots of used cymbals for cheap! Gotta move." It showed up because I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,734
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: What's with Zildjian hate??

My setup has been changing a lot. Currently, about half of it is Zildjian and the other half are UFIP. The Zildjian ones appear to be on their way out as I obtain more UFIP. Just how it is. It's...
Forum: Drums 03-12-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 541,802
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Yamaha Drums

Not to be snide, but have you ever seen a raven's feathers? They're definitely black, but they have a distinct blue-green undertone to them. I just checked out a kit like yours on Ebay. It's black,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

WANTED: I am looking for UFIP Class or Brilliant line 20" crash cymbal, in either the light or medium weight. Will entertain any and all offers.

I am in the U.S.

Please PM with anything you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Vintage Zildjian Crash or Ride 20" No cracks keyholes or fleabites.

SOLD!!! 4-2-2013

This cymbal weighs in at approx. 2177 grams, Has some decent stick definition but still opens up as a really...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

This cymbal has been SOLD!!!

Vintage UFIP splash cymbal 10" Hand hammered in Italy

For your immense pleasure today, we have a very old, hand hammered splash cymbal made by the Unione...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Vintage 20" A. Zildjian Crash or Ride cymbal 1905 grams. $199.95. This pie is SOLD!!!

Cymbal hole is slightly out of round. I can send further pics if you want. No cracks. The edge is super thin,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Sabian AA 14" Regular Hi Hat cymbals (pre-AA denotation) Brilliant pair SOLD SOLD SOLD!!!

No cracks, keyholes or flea bites. $180.00 shipped CONUS.
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,659
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Drummer uses 4 bass drums

I was about to post the second pic because I hadn't seen it yet. To my recollection, Alex may the earliest I certainly ever saw with more than two.
Forum: Drummers 01-14-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 158,103
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: Neil Peart

Had to comment, even though this thread has been around for ages. I enjoy listening to Peart even now, although it's different that when I listened 25 years ago.

One of the things that people...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

I have several nice older cymbals available:

SABIAN 21" AA Rock Ride (early 1980s, before AA denotation) asking $150.00
http://orlando.craigslist.org/msg/3522210809.html


Vintage Zildjian 20"...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 422,073
Posted By jeff_r0x
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Not sure about getting more money for it broken down, but I think you will get a quicker sale on some of it by selling the kit as one item, the ZBT set as another, and the 18" rock crash separately.
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