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Forum: Drum Technique 10-28-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: A REVELATION.

Timely post as I'm in the process of returning to traditional grip. Thanks for posting!
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Got the itch to try out some new sticks in the same basic size range to see if I gravitate towards any of them.
Forum: Drums 10-23-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,425
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: New Guru "Tour" series kits - details here first :)

Just finished submitting my application for a trust fund. When it is approved you'll be hearing from me!
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Cost to ship a kit?

The most accurate way is to take the actual drums in the actual shipping containers to the carrier of your choice and get a current quote. Fuel surcharges for shipping vary week to week and can...
Forum: Drums 10-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: My Snare Collection..:)

Yeah, the Longo and Joyful Noise both caught my eye. Very nice snare arsenal!
Forum: Drum Technique 10-10-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Making the most out of limited practice time

Rod Morgenstein shared some advice with me years ago that has helped greatly. My time is so fragmented that it was hard to get any sort of a consistent block of time to practice. Rod suggested...
Forum: Drums 10-09-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: 13" vs 14" snare

I prefer 14" snares overall. But I recently purchased a Carolina Drumworks 7 X 13" Birdseye Maple that I will never part with. Truth be told, I'm not a huge maple fan, and I didn't even have a maple...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Added a 16" Istanbul Agop Signature China. Nice alternative sound.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Advice on drum additions

Give the 9 X 13" tom a chance, especially since you have a 24" kick and an 18" floor tom. Play it awhile and see if it grows on you. If you were to add one other drum consider a 16 X 16" floor tom....
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Thanks Andy. I've been on the hunt for three SOTA segmented snare drums since the mid 80's. Took me five years to locate my first--a used 8 X 14" African Padauk snare. I purchased it sight unseen...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What does "custom" mean, anyhow?

Great article Jeff! Well stated.
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Just signed the adoption papers on these two a few months ago! Dunnett Cocobolo MonoPlyX (7" depth) and a Dunnett Classic 2N Stainless Steel (6.5" depth). I've been looking for a specific Rosewood...
Forum: Drums 09-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,964
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: looking for new metal snare.

Sorry about that! I assumed you were much younger.

I felt the same way about steel drums as well until I heard the Dunnett Classic Stainless Steel 2N snare drum. Game changer for me. Bought one...
Forum: Drums 09-05-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Best way to acquire a vintage kit

Best way to acquire a vintage drum kit: inheritance.
Forum: Drums 09-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,964
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: looking for new metal snare.

Depending on how deep their pockets are, ask your parents for either a Ludwig Supraphonic Bronze 6.5 X 14" snare drum (hammered or smooth; your preference) or a Dunnett Classic Stainless Steel 2N...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: My leg(s) get super itchy playing drums?

Have you ever had any issues with dry skin? You may want to try switching soaps, use an exfoliating bath sponge and go from hot showers to warm showers. If dry skin is the issue you should notice...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: More fun with audio techs....

Update on the next two Church Sound Boot Camp conferences being offered this fall. One location is in Arkansas in October and the other is in Texas in November. More details here for those...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

A pair of Ed Thigpen and Clayton Cameron brushes.
Forum: Drums 08-13-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,602
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Sakae drums

Amazing kit! If you ever find yourself in need of another Bubinga snare drum give Jeff a call at Carolina Drumworks. He builds some amazing drums, especially his Bubinga snares.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Congratulations! Photos and your personal assessment requested after they arrive.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's On Your Shopping List?

DW6710 Flat base Cymbal Stand (times 2)
SKB 8 X 12" Case
SKB 9 X 13" Case
24" PieSafe Leather Cymbal Bag

And for way down the road . . . . . Joyful Noise 6.5 X 14" Beacon Bronze Snare
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Steele Turkington of Kentville Drums in Australia does a very limited production run of these every now and then. There are a few finishing options including stain, wood inlay and wraps. Contact...
Forum: Drums 08-08-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: looking for lugs in all the wrong places

Try contacting Robert at Allstar Drumworks. He custom built me two sets of lugs. Excellent fit and finish.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 17,161
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I haven't had a chance to take a photo of my new Drum Waiter in action yet. It holds two drinks; a smart phone; a drum key and has a suede pocket for my keys, change, etc. It will mount behind my...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Weird Al to play the next Super Bowl?

This would be great! I've signed the petition.
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